The Chinese poetic tradition, which dates back to almost 1,000 B.C., is one of the most cherished parts of the nationís cultural heritage. This collection of translated classical poems are a stunning chronicle of Chinese life, culture and history, and remain as compelling today as ever. Moreover, their vitality and evocative imagery demonstrate why Chinese poetry was so inspiring to modern Western poets, particularly Ezra Pound and the Imagist movement. Organized by theme and with containing works by some of the most esteemed Chinese poets, this anthology is sure to delight every reader.
Foreword by Zu-yan Chen
Hardback Deluxe edition, printed on silver, foiled and embossed.: 160 pages
Series: Verse to Inspire
Dimensions: 148 x 110 x 15 mm