The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry

Shambhala Publications

In traditional Chinese culture, poetic artistry held a place that was unrivaled by any other single talent, and was a source of prestige and even of political power. In this rich collection, J. P. Seaton introduces the reader to the main styles of Chinese poetry and the major poets, from the classic Shih Ching to the twentieth century. Seaton has a poet's ear, and his translations here are fresh and vivid.
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About the author

J. P. Seaton is Professor of Chinese at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the translator of numerous books, including The Poetry of Zen and The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry, and his poetry translations have been widely anthologized in such books as The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry, The Norton Anthology of World Poetry, and The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry.
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Publisher
Shambhala Publications
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Published on
Aug 8, 2006
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9780834825284
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Language
English
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Genres
Poetry / Anthologies (multiple authors)
Poetry / Asian / General
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