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Selected Poems and Pictures of the Tang Dynasty


Selected Poems and Pictures of the Tang Dynasty (Chinese Tradiational Culture Series)


Author: Wang Yushu
Order No. 3214
ISBN-13: 9787508507989
ISBN-10: 7508507983
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: China Intercontinental Press
Pub Year: 2005
Language: Chinese-English with pinyin
Size: 7 x 9
Page: 175
Price: $19.95

Famous Tang poems written in Chinese with English translation, notes, and pinyin. Facing pages contain full-color artwork from the Tang dynasty.

The long-history Chinese classical literature came to extraordinarily grand prosperity in Tang Dynasty (618-907), with outstanding achievements in poetry. Literates were still main composers at that time but were no longer the only ones. Traditional Chinese painting also entered its golden age, with portrait painting popular during the period.

This book presenting picturesque scene in poetry and poetic ambienence in painting is a creative fruit of Tang poets and painters in their efforts to blend the two artistic forms. The blending leads to many excellent traditions in Chinese poetry and painting arts, reflects the unique aesthetic ideal and cultural spirt of Chinese people as well. They also set a good example for future creation and appreciation of poetry and painting.

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