The Selected Poems of Po Chü-I

The Selected Poems of Po Chü-I

Book - 1999
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Generally acclaimed as one of China's greatest poets, Po Chü?-i (772-846 C.E.) practiced a poetry of everyday human concerns and clear plain-spoken language. In spite of his preeminent stature, this is the first edition of Po Chü?-i's poetry to appear in the West. It encompasses the full range of his work, from the early poems of social protest to the later recluse poems, whose spiritual depths reflect both his life-long devotion to Taoist and Ch'an (Zen) Buddhist practice. David Hinton's translations of ancient Chinese poetry have earned wide acclaim for creating compelling English texts that have altered our conception of Chinese poetry. Among his books published by New Directions areThe Selected Poems of Tu Fu, andThe Selected Poems of Li Po. His work has been supported by fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts and The National Endowment for the Humanities.
Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub. Corp., 1999.
ISBN: 9780811214124
0811214125
Branch Call Number: 895.113 Pai 1999
Characteristics: xxi, 201 p. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hinton, David 1954-

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