Synopses & Reviews
The first anthology of Sung dynasty tz'u poems available in English, "Beyond Spring" provides a representative body of translations, 150 in all. Keeping true to the original music, Landau's faithful translations capture the phrasing and rhythms crucial to Tz'u.
This book is the kind of book which will draw the uninitiated into the world of Chinese poetry, motivate the learner to further study, and still provide the specialist with surprises and delights. Julie Landau has transmitted a variety of distinct voices with effectiveness...This book is a prominent venue into which these mighty world treasures have temporarily alighted.