Title: Sunflower Splendor: Three Thousand Years of ...
Publisher: U.S.A.: Indiana Univ Pr
Publication Date: 1975
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
628 pg. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Book shows some wear and soiling, but is straight and solid with clean text. Fine translations of a wide range of well-known, and not so well known, Chinese poets over three millennia. A necessary volume for the scholar of Asian poetry and literature. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1473331981352
A comprehensive anthology of Chinese poetry from the 12th century B.C. to the present.
"This magnificent collection has the effect of a complete library rather than of an anthology of poetry.... A lyric quality comes through into our own language... Every page is alive with striking and wonderful things, immediately accessible." --Publishers Weekly
"Sunflower Splendor is the largest and, on the whole, best anthology of translated Chinese poems to have appeared in a Western language."--The New York Times Book Review
"This remarkably fine anthology should remain standard for a long time." --Library Journal
..". excellent translations by divers hands. Open to any page and listen to the still, sad music... " --Washington Post Bookworld
From the Back Cover: This volume, which involves the effort of many individuals, aims to present new translations of Chinese poetry written in classical meters from the earliest time down to the mid-twentieth century.
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