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Chinese Lyricism: Shih Poetry from the Second to the Twelfth Century / Edition 1

Chinese Lyricism: Shih Poetry from the Second to the Twelfth Century / Edition 1

by Burton Watson


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ISBN-13: 9780231034654
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 04/22/1971
Series: Companions to Asian Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Burton Watson is one of the world's best-known translators from the Chinese and Japanese. His translations include The Lotus Sutra, The Vimalakirti Sutra, Ryokan: Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Saigyo: Poems of a Mountain Home, and The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century, all published by Columbia.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Wm. Theodore de Bary
1. The "Nineteen Old Poems" of the Han
2. Chien-An and the New Realism
3. Yueh-Fu: Folk and Pseudo-Folk Songs
4. The Poetry of Reclusion
5. The Poetry of Love
Late Six Dynasties Poetry
6. Innovations of the T'ang
Nature Imagery in T'ang Poetry
7. The High T'ang
Li Po
Tu Fu
8. Later Trends in T'ang Poetry
Buddhist Quietism: Wang Wei and Han-shan
Middle T'ang: Han Yu and Po Chu-i
The Twilight Age: Li Ho and Li Shang-yin
9. Poetry of the Sung Dynasty

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