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An Anthology of Popular Ancient Chinese Poems


An Anthology of Popular Ancient Chinese Poems


Author: Translated by Guo Zhuzhang
Order No. 6135
ISBN-13: 9787307038165
ISBN-10: 7307038161
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Wuhan University Press
Pub Year: 2005
Language: Simplified Chinese-English
Size: 4.5 x 7.25
Page: 541
Price: $16.95

The source book of this English translation is Qian Jia Shi (Poems by a Thousand Poets.) The word “thousand” in the title is used in its literary sense --many. In fact, there are only 226 poems in the book by 126 renowned poets, mostly in the Tang and Song dynasties,

The book is arranged by the verse form: seven-character jueju (four-line verse); seven-character lushi (eight-line verse); five-character jueju (four-line verse); and five-character lushi (eight-line verse).

For the convenience of readers and their better understanding of the original poems and the translations, the book contains two appendices in English: The Biographies of the Poets and The Biographies of the Translators.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 28 August, 2007.

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