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West Cliff Poems: The Poetry of Weng Chuan Jonathan Chaves

West Cliff Poems: The Poetry of Weng Chuan

Jonathan Chaves

Published December 1st 2010
ISBN : 9780981274461
Paperback
68 pages
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Poetry. East Asia Studies. Translated from the Chinese with an Introduction and Notes by Jonathan Chaves. Foreword by Burton Watson. Illustrations from Lan Ying. This is the first book in any language devoted to Weng Chuan (d. after 1214), one of theMorePoetry. East Asia Studies. Translated from the Chinese with an Introduction and Notes by Jonathan Chaves. Foreword by Burton Watson. Illustrations from Lan Ying. This is the first book in any language devoted to Weng Chuan (d. after 1214), one of the most influential late-Sung Dynasty poets, known for his intimate nature poetry. Chaves makes an outstanding contribution to the books that present classical Chinese poetry in both accurate and enjoyable English--Choice. Chaves breaks new ground. A vast poetic corpus is opened up to the general reader for the first time--The Times Literary Supplement.