An Anthology of Popular Ancient Chinese Poems


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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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Weight 1 lbs