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Sunflower Splendor: Three Thousand Years of Chinese Poetry (A Midland book)

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ISBN 10: 025335580X / ISBN 13: 9780253355805
Published by U.S.A.: Indiana Univ Pr, 1975
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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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

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Title: Sunflower Splendor: Three Thousand Years of ...

Publisher: U.S.A.: Indiana Univ Pr

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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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

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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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