Poems of the Masters: China's Classic Anthology of T'ang and by Red Pine
By Red Pine
Poems of the Masters: China's vintage Anthology of T'ang and Sung Dynasty Verse, seems in a bilingual version via famous translator crimson Pine (aka invoice Porter).
Poetry is China's maximum paintings, and Poems of the Masters is among the classics of chinese language literature. For 8 centuries, this anthology of T'ang- and Sung-dynasty poetry has been part of each student's schooling. Translated in its entirety for the 1st time into English, this bilingual variation comprises the most-quoted poems within the chinese by means of the giants of the tradition—Tu Fu, Li Pai, and Wang Wei—as good as poems by way of writers little identified within the West.
As in his past chinese language translations, crimson Pine's concise, direct therapy of the poetry, his celebrated scholarship and wide notes permit the English reader to adventure one of many world's nice books.
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