Title: New China in Verse
Publisher: The Gillick Press. Berkeley. 1944
Publication Date: 1944
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Cloth backed boards. 1st edition. In the Preface the author comments on the importance of poetry in Chinese culture, dating back to 2357 B.C. He describes poetry written in the classical language and that written in the vernacular language (which began during the Chinese Renaissance in 1918). Contents include: A Solitary Wild Goose; China; The North Wind; Ode to a Bride; A Forlorn Woman; Famine; Moonlight Night Beside a Lake; The Cheng Feng Pagoda; Snow-Plum; On Board S. S. President Grant on the Pacific Ocean; An Epistle of Comfort to Chinese-American Soldiers; Confronting the Moon; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 81
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