Poetry and Prose of the Tang and Song


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Poetry and Prose of the Tang and Song

Author: Various

Order No. 6108

ISBN-13: 9787119033556

ISBN-10: 7119033557

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Foreign Languages Press

Pub Year: 2005

Pages: 298

Language: English

Size: 5.5 x 8

Price: $12.95

The Tang and Song dynasties, spanning more than 600 years from the 8th to the 13th century, saw a period of great economic and cultural development in Chinese society. During this golden age of classical literature, numerous masterpieces were written which have exerted a profound influence ever since.

This collection contains the work of eighteen classical authors, including the major poets Wang Wei, Li Bai, Du Fu, Bai Juyi, Su Shi and Lu You as Well as the great prose stylists Han Yu, Liu Longyuan and Quyang Xiu.

This collection is only a small sample of the voluminous literature of the Tang and Song. However, in its variety, it should prove informative and interesting for specialists and general readers alike.

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