19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei / Edition 1

19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei / Edition 1

by Eliot Weinberger, Octavio Paz
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Moyer Bell


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19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei / Edition 1

Nineteen different translations of a single poem with comments on each version by Eliot Weinberger and introduction contributed by Octavio Paz.

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ISBN-13: 9780918825148
Publisher: Moyer Bell
Publication date: 03/01/1995
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 60
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Weinberger is a contemporary American writer, essayist, editor, and translator. Born in New York City (Feb 6, 1949) where he still lives, Weinberger is the recipient of the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle (2000). Weinberger earned the citation by virtue of his translations into English of the work of Octavio Paz, the noted Mexican and Nobel Prize winning poet.

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19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ordered this book. Was sent "Peter in Blueberry Land"...
Guest More than 1 year ago
There is no reason why anyone should not read this book. It takes perhaps an hour to read, but it contains information on every part of Chinese translation. Invaluable in understanding the demands of translation, as well as a required read for any amateur student of the Chinese language.