How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology

How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology

Zong-qi Cai

In this "guided" anthology, specialists lead scholars throughout the significant genres and eras of chinese language poetry from antiquity to the trendy time. the amount is split into 6 chronological sections and lines greater than a hundred and forty examples of the simplest shi, sao, fu, ci, and qu poems. A accomplished advent and wide thematic desk of contents spotlight the thematic, formal, and prosodic good points of chinese language poetry, and every bankruptcy is written via a student who makes a speciality of a specific interval or style. Poems are awarded in chinese language and English and are followed by means of a tone-marked romanized model, an evidence of chinese language linguistic and poetic conventions, and urged examining techniques. Sound recordings of the poems can be found on-line for free. those specified beneficial properties facilitate an excessive engagement with chinese language poetical texts and support the reader derive aesthetic excitement and perception from those works as you may from the original.

Contributors: Robert Ashmore (Univ. of California, Berkeley); Zong-qi Cai; Charles Egan (San Francisco State); Ronald Egan (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara); Grace Fong (McGill); David R. Knechtges (Univ. of Washington); Xinda Lian (Denison); Shuen-fu Lin (Univ. of Michigan); William H. Nienhauser Jr. (Univ. of Wisconsin); Maija Bell Samei; Jui-lung Su (National Univ. of Singapore); Wendy Swartz (Columbia); Xiaofei Tian (Harvard); Paula Varsano (Univ. of California, Berkeley); Fusheng Wu (Univ. of Utah)

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