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Internationally renowned Chinese literature scholar Cyril Birch was the first to assemble the finest translations of these seminal pieces in his now classic and still definitive introductory anthologies. The selections in this first volume span a two-thousand-year period: from the Chou Dynasty (1122–221 B.C.) to the Yan Dynasty (A.D. 1280–1367), from the ancient Songs to the dramas of the fourteenth century, every major genre of Chinese literature is represented by a crucial work. Highlights include, in addition to the great poems of the Tang, outstanding examples of Han poetry, Six Dynasties satire, Tang-sung prose essays and fiction, and the form of lyric known as “tzu.”

Synopsis:

Internationally renowned Chinese literature scholar Cyril Birch was the first to assemble the finest translations of these seminal pieces in his now classic and still definitive introductory anthologies. The selections in this first volume span a two-thousand-year period: from the Chou Dynasty (1122–221 B.C.) to the Yan Dynasty (A.D. 1280–1367), from the ancient Songs to the dramas of the fourteenth century, every major genre of Chinese literature is represented by a crucial work. Highlights include, in addition to the great poems of the Tang, outstanding examples of Han poetry, Six Dynasties satire, Tang-sung prose essays and fiction, and the form of lyric known as “tzu.”

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ISBN:
9780802150387
Editor:
Birch, Cyril
Editor:
Keene, Donald
Editor:
Birch, Cyril
Editor:
Keene, Donald
Author:
Birch, Cyril
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
China
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Chinese literature
Subject:
South & Southeast Asian *
Subject:
English literature
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Anthology of Chinese Literature
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.75 in 20 oz

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Internationally renowned Chinese literature scholar Cyril Birch was the first to assemble the finest translations of these seminal pieces in his now classic and still definitive introductory anthologies. The selections in this first volume span a two-thousand-year period: from the Chou Dynasty (1122–221 B.C.) to the Yan Dynasty (A.D. 1280–1367), from the ancient Songs to the dramas of the fourteenth century, every major genre of Chinese literature is represented by a crucial work. Highlights include, in addition to the great poems of the Tang, outstanding examples of Han poetry, Six Dynasties satire, Tang-sung prose essays and fiction, and the form of lyric known as “tzu.”
"Synopsis" by ,
Internationally renowned Chinese literature scholar Cyril Birch was the first to assemble the finest translations of these seminal pieces in his now classic and still definitive introductory anthologies. The selections in this first volume span a two-thousand-year period: from the Chou Dynasty (1122–221 B.C.) to the Yan Dynasty (A.D. 1280–1367), from the ancient Songs to the dramas of the fourteenth century, every major genre of Chinese literature is represented by a crucial work. Highlights include, in addition to the great poems of the Tang, outstanding examples of Han poetry, Six Dynasties satire, Tang-sung prose essays and fiction, and the form of lyric known as “tzu.”
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