How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology

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Price
$54.00
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Publish Date
Pages
456
Dimensions
8.57 X 10.9 X 0.97 inches | 2.39 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780231139410

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About the Author
Zong-qi Cai is professor of Chinese and comparative literature at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of The Matrix of Lyric Transformation: Poetic Modes and Self-Presentation in Early Chinese Pentasyllabic Poetry (Michigan, 1996) and Configurations of Comparative Poetics: Three Perspectives on Western and Chinese Literary Criticism (Hawai'i, 2002), and is the editor of A Chinese Literary Mind: Culture, Creativity, and Rhetoric in Wenxin dialong (Stanford, 2001) and Chinese Aesthetics: The Ordering of Literature, the Arts, and the Universe in the Six Dynasties (Hawai'i, 2004).
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By presenting poems in so many different forms: Chinese characters, Romanization, English translation, audio files, stress maps, and transliteration, the book enables the reader - no matter what her background in Chinese language, to grasp much of what is going on.--BLT Not Just a Sandwich