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Sunflower Splendor: Three Thousand Years of Chinese Poetry (Midland Book)

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Publisher Comments:

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... Every page is alive with striking and wonderful things, immediately accessible." --Publishers Weekly

"Sunflower Splendor is the largest and, on the whole, best anthology of translated Chinese poems to have appeared in a Western language."--The New York Times Book Review

"This remarkably fine anthology should remain standard for a long time." --Library Journal

..". excellent translations by divers hands. Open to any page and listen to the still, sad music... " --Washington Post Bookworld

Book News Annotation:

**** Cited in BCL3, this is an admirable and comprehensive anthology from the 12th c. BC to the mid 70s. Originally published in 1975 by Doubleday.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This volume, which involves the effort of many individuals, aims to present new translations of Chinese poetry written in classical meters from the earliest time down to the mid-twentieth century.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-532) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253206077
Editor:
Liu, Wu-Chi
Editor:
Lo, Irving Y.
Editor:
Liu, Wu-Chi
Author:
Lo, Irving Yucheng
Author:
Liu, Wu-Chi
Author:
Lo, Irving Y.
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Chinese poetry
Subject:
Chinese poetry -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Midland Book
Series Volume:
9388
Publication Date:
19901131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.11 x 1.49 in

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