Chinese Voices: Classical Poetry
The Chinese poetic tradition, which dates back to almost 1,000 B.C., is one of the most cherished parts of the nation’s cultural heritage. This collection of translated classical poems are a stunning chronicle of Chinese life, culture and history, and remain as compelling today as ever. Moreover, their vitality and evocative imagery demonstrate why Chinese poetry was so inspiring to modern Western poets, particularly Ezra Pound and the Imagist movement. Organized by theme and with containing works by some of the most esteemed Chinese poets, this anthology is sure to delight every reader.
Zu-yan Chen (foreword) is a Professor of Chinese Language and Literature at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He holds the rank of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor. His publications include seven books and many articles spanning the fields of literature, history, philosophy, and language pedagogy.
Pub Date: 2019
Size: 5.88 x 4.38 inches
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