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The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century
March 27, 2019 Comments.. 501
The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry presents translations of than poems by poets drawn from the great ages of Chinese poetry It begins with selections from the Book of Odes the oldest antholog

  • Title: The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century
  • Author: Burton Watson
  • ISBN: 9780231056830
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry presents translations of than 420 poems by 96 poets drawn from the great ages of Chinese poetry It begins with selections from the Book of Odes, the oldest anthology of Chinese poetry compiled around the seventh century B.C and covers the succeeding generations down to the end of the Sung dynasty in A.D 1279.Important poets suchThe Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry presents translations of than 420 poems by 96 poets drawn from the great ages of Chinese poetry It begins with selections from the Book of Odes, the oldest anthology of Chinese poetry compiled around the seventh century B.C and covers the succeeding generations down to the end of the Sung dynasty in A.D 1279.Important poets such as Tao Yuan ming, LiPo, Tu Fu, Su Tung po, and Lu Yu are treated in separate sections with generous samplings from their works, while lesser poets are represented in chapters devoted to the particular era in which they lived A general introduction discusses the major characteristics and forms of traditional Chinese poetry, while introductory essays to the individual chapters outline the history of poetic development in China over the centuries.

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    1. Holly says:

      I needed to read the major Chinese formal poets (Li Po, Tu Fu) as well as the zen poets (Han Shan, T'ao Yuan-ming/T'ao Ch'ien, Po Chu-i, Su Tung-p'o) to get a better feel of taoism and the Chinese sensibility in general. The things that struck me were the melancholy, sensitivity, and realism of the Chinese mind. These people are not dreamers/idealists, although Li Po had a couple of fantastical poems which were great! Everything is about nature, the concrete, the here and now, and of course taoi [...]

    2. Mikael says:

      lose articles

    3. Erick Flaig says:

      Excellent.

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