Jade Mirror: Women Poets of China

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"A delectable selection of poems by China's greatest women poets in translations of exquisite beauty. A rare achievement!"—Red Pine

"Jade Mirror's particular strength comes from the fact that all of its fine translators bring to the work different senses of where poetry is to be found in the originals as well present some of the finest poetic translation of the last twenty years."—Jerome Seaton

This anthology spans twenty-five hundred years of writing by women. These are voices ...

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Overview

"A delectable selection of poems by China's greatest women poets in translations of exquisite beauty. A rare achievement!"—Red Pine

"Jade Mirror's particular strength comes from the fact that all of its fine translators bring to the work different senses of where poetry is to be found in the originals as well present some of the finest poetic translation of the last twenty years."—Jerome Seaton

This anthology spans twenty-five hundred years of writing by women. These are voices that were most often left out of the official anthologies and represent a hidden tradition that deserves a wider audience.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935210498
  • Publisher: White Pine Press
  • Publication date: 11/5/2013
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,376,420
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Farman: Michael Farmer is a translator of Chinese poetry and is a member of the American Literary Translators Association.
Geoffrey Waters: The late Geoffrey Waters was a translator of Chinese and TIbetan.

Jeanne Larson: Jeanne Larsen’s latest book is Why We Make Gardens (& Other Poems). She has also published two books of translated poems by Chinese women, most recently Willow, Wine, Mirror, Moon.
She teaches at Hollins University, where she was the inaugural Susan Gager Jackson Professor of Creative Writing.

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