The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry

The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry

by J. P. Seaton
     
 

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In traditional Chinese culture, poetic artistry held a place that was unrivaled by any other single talent, and was a source of prestige and even of political power. In this rich collection, J. P. Seaton introduces the reader to the main styles of Chinese poetry and the major poets, from the classic Shih Ching to the twentieth century. Seaton has a poet's ear, and

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In traditional Chinese culture, poetic artistry held a place that was unrivaled by any other single talent, and was a source of prestige and even of political power. In this rich collection, J. P. Seaton introduces the reader to the main styles of Chinese poetry and the major poets, from the classic Shih Ching to the twentieth century. Seaton has a poet's ear, and his translations here are fresh and vivid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834825284
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/03/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,151,781
File size:
299 KB

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