Originally published to great acclaim by Yale University Press as "The Poetry of the Early T'ang" in 1977, this Quirin Press Revised Edition offers the full original text with the following features: Older Wade-Giles transliteration fully updated and revised to the current Pinyin standard. Fully re-typeset and proofed for typographical errors and inconsistencies. New expanded index. This title is also available in a fully searchable E-book format including Chinese unicode characters ISBN: 978-1-922169-03-7 (pdf) In "The Poetry of the Early Tang" Owen deftly traces the slow transition from the rigid codified poetry that centered around the court to the new freedom it attained in the early eighth century. Along the way Owen offers an in-depth overview of the rise of early Tang poetry that extends from the foundation of the dynasty in 618 until roughly 713. Keywords: Chinese Poetry - Tang dynasty 618-907 - Poetics - History & criticism. Owen's companion volume "The Great Age of Chinese Poetry: The High Tang" is also available from Quirin Press ISBN: 978-1-922169-06-8 (paperback) ISBN: 978-1-922169-07-5 (pdf). For further information and extracts of this title visit www.quirinpress.com
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Book Description Yale Univ Pr, U.S.A., 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good/Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Hardcover book with no dust jacket, as issued, in good to good plus condition. Cover shows some light rubbing and corner wear, as well as light bumping. Boards are solid, hinges are strong and binding is sound. Page block is square, with light foxing. End pages are lightly foxed, but all other interior pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. We ship same to next business day, and we have great customer service! Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 42269
Book Description Yale Univ Pr. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0300021038 Good++; Hardcover; 1977, Yale University Press; Clean covers with minor edgewear and a couple light scuffs to back cover; Pages slightly age-toned, otherwise unmarked; Good binding with straight spine; Blue covers with title in gold lettering; 455 pages; "The Poetry of the Early T'Ang," by Stephen Owen. Bookseller Inventory # SKU-O2204811133
Book Description Yale University Press, New Haven, 1977. Cloth. First Edition. Very good hardback copy. No dustjacket. Unmarked. xv, 455pp Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 015141