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The Four Chinese Classics: Tao Te Ching, Analects, Chuang Tzu, Mencius
ean: 9781619022270, isbn: 1619022273,
The books collected in this volume represent the first time since the mid-nineteenth century that the four seminal masterworks of ancient Chinese thought have been translated as a unified series by a single translator. Hinton's award-winning experience tr...
Japanese Death Poems
ean: 9780804815055, isbn: 0804815054,
"A wonderful introduction the Japanese tradition of jisei, this volume is crammed with exquisite, spontaneous verse and pity, often hilarious, descriptions of the eccentric and committed monastics who wrote the poems." —Tricycle: The Buddhist ReviewAlth...
Poetry and Painting in Song China: The Subtle Art of Dissent
sku: 067400243120110916, ean: 9780674002432, isbn: 0674002431,
Throughout the history of imperial China, the educated elite used various means to criticize government policies and actions. During the Song dynasty (960-1278), some members of this elite found an elegant and subtle means of dissent: landscape paint...
Anthology of Modern Chinese Poetry
sku: 1003789901, ean: 9780300054873, isbn: 0300054874,
Presents more than 300 poems written by 65 poets from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. All the poems are translated from the original Chinese into modern-day English, and many are introduced to the English-speaking world for the first time. The poems ran...
The Chan Interpretations of Wang Wei's Poetry: A Critical Review
ean: 9789629962326, isbn: 9629962322,
Wang Wei (698-759) is one of the greatest High Tang poets. His works are often claimed to take a Buddhist perspective, combining appreciation of the beauties of nature with awareness of sensory illusion, and thus rendering Wang widely known as "Poet ...
Sunflower Splendor: Three Thousand Years of Chinese Poetry
sku: NOGARAP-bkld2012MAY-33782, ean: 9780385097161, isbn: 0385097166,
A comprehensive anthology of Chinese poetry from the 12th century B.C. to the present.This magnificent collection has the effect of a complete library rather than of an anthology of poetry.... A lyric quality comes through into our own language... Ev...
Studies in Medieval Taoism and the Poetry of Li Po (Variorum Collected Studies)
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sku: 8968121, ean: 9780754659891, isbn: 0754659895,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
The emergence of Taoism during the 3rd through 8th centuries as China's indigenous higher religion affected all areas of culture. This volume, one of a pair by Paul Kroll (its companion dealing with other aspects of medieval Chinese literature and cu...
Chinese Narrative Poetry: The Late Han Through T'ang Dynasties
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ean: 9780822308638, isbn: 0822308630,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Chinese Narrative Poetry brings a new perspective to some of China's best-loved and most influential poems, including Ts'ai Yen's "Poem of Affliction," Po Chu-yi's "Song of Everlasting Sorrow," and Wei Chuang's recently discovered "Song of the Lady o...
Diffusion of Distances: Dialogues Between Chinese and Western Poetics
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780520077362, isbn: 0520077369,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
In this collection of passionately argued essays, the internationally acclaimed poet and critic Wai-lim Yip calls Western scholarship to account for its treacherous representation of non-Western literature. Yip moves from Plato to Hans-Georg Gadamer,...
Lotus: Photographs and Chinese Poems
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9789814385916, isbn: 9814385913,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
An auspicious flower in Asia, the lotus symbolizes purity, beauty and nobility. At the rustic level, it stands for abundance, fertility and continuity. It has been a favourite art motif for three millennia in China and India. The different faces and ...
The Poet Shen Yueh (441-513): The Reticent Marquis
ean: 9780691067346, isbn: 0691067341,
This book is a literary biography of Shen Yueh, a statesman, historian, poet, and devout lay defender of both Buddhism and Taoism. His active career spanned three successive dynasties (Liu-Sung, Nan-Ch'i, and Liang), whose capitals were located in th...
Precious Records: Women in China’s Long Eighteenth Century
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ean: 9780804727433, isbn: 0804727430,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
This first book-length study of gender relations in the Lower Yangzi region during the High Qing era (c. 1683-1839) challenges enduring late-nineteenth-century perspectives that emphasized the oppression and subjugation of Chinese women. Placing wome...
Twentieth-century Chinese Women's Poetry: An Anthology
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ean: 9780765623683, isbn: 0765623684,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Chinese women's writing is rich and abundant, although not well known in the West. Despite the brutal wars and political upheavals that ravaged twentieth-century China, the ranks of women in the literary world increased dramatically. This anthology i...
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