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The Selected Poems of Wang Wei

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Description for The Selected Poems of Wang Wei Paperback. Wang Wei (701-761 AD) is often spoken of, with his contemporaries Li Po and Tu Fu, as one of the three greatest poets in China's 3,000-year poetic history. He may in fact be the most immediately appealing of China's great poets. This work presents selected poems of Wang. Translator(s): Hinton, David. Series: Poetica. Num Pages: 144 pages, map. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 12. Weight in Grams: 246.
Wang Wei (701-761 AD) is often spoken of, with his contemporaries Li Po and Tu Fu, as one of the three greatest poets in China's 3,000-year poetic history. He was the consummate master of the short imagistic landscape poem that came to typify classical Chinese poetry, with poems of resounding tranquillity whose style and substance can be traced to his practice of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism. But in spite of this philosophical depth, Wang is not a difficult poet. He may in fact be the most immediately appealing of China's great poets, and in Hinton's masterful translations he sounds utterly contemporary. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Anvil Press Poetry United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Series
Poetica
Condition
New
Weight
246g
Number of Pages
144
Place of Publication
Manchester, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780856464157
SKU
V9780856464157
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About Wang Wei
David Hinton's translations have earned wide acclaim for recreating the classical Chinese tradition as compelling contemporary poetry. His many honours include a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets. As William Mullen wrote in 'The New York Sun', Mr. Hinton has established himself as the premier Chinese translator of our generation - He ... Read more

Reviews for The Selected Poems of Wang Wei
'Wang Wei is one of those model poets, personally and artistically flawless, who occur very rarely in the history of literature.' - Kenneth Rexroth

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