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Book Download The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century by Burton Watson

Book Download The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century by Burton Watson

The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century

The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry presents translations of than 420 poems by 96 poets drawn from the great ages of Chinese poetry It includes selections from the Book of Odes, the oldest anthology of Chinese poetry compiled around the seventh century B.C., and covers the succeeding generations down to the end of the Sung dynasty in A.D 1279 A general introduction The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry presents translations of than 420 poems by 96 poets drawn from the great ages of Chinese poetry It includes selections from the Book of Odes, the oldest anthology of Chinese poetry compiled around the seventh century B.C., and covers the succeeding generations down to the end of the Sung dynasty in A.D 1279 A general introduction discusses the major characteristics and forms of traditional Chinese poetry, while introductory essays to the individual chapters outline the history of poetic development in China over the centuries

Title : The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century
Author :  Burton Watson
Language : English
Isbn : 0231056834
Format : Paperback
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