Chinese Zen Poems: What Hold Has This Mountain?

Chinese Zen Poems: What Hold Has This Mountain?

by Larry Smith, Mei Hui Huang, Li Po Shan, Wei Wang
     
 
A fresh bilingual collection of more than 100 poems from China selected and translated for their Zen spirit. Drawn from twenty centuries of writing, the book includes poems by such favorits as Han Shan, Shih Te, Wang Wei, Tu Fu, Pai Chu I; Chaio Jan, Yin Luan, Su Shih, Chin Kung, Chun An, and many others. Here are poems as songs from the heart of being.Now in its

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A fresh bilingual collection of more than 100 poems from China selected and translated for their Zen spirit. Drawn from twenty centuries of writing, the book includes poems by such favorits as Han Shan, Shih Te, Wang Wei, Tu Fu, Pai Chu I; Chaio Jan, Yin Luan, Su Shih, Chin Kung, Chun An, and many others. Here are poems as songs from the heart of being.Now in its second printing.

Author Biography: Larry Smith is a professor humanities at Bowling Green State University—Firelands College in Ohio.

He is also a poet, novelist, and critic.; Mei Hui Huang is from Taiwan where she trained in tea ceremony, ceramics, brush calligraphy, painting, bon zai and flower arrangement, and the art of poetry.; A collection of some of the finest ancient Chinese Zen poets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780933087491
Publisher:
Bottom Dog Press
Publication date:
10/10/1999
Series:
Laughing Buddha Series
Pages:
112

What People are saying about this

George Myers
Smith's deep intuitive poems, devotions really, shimmer with an openness to the natural world, a qulity shared by Kenneth Rexroth, Lucien Stryk, and the Oriental Zen masters.

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