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Illustrated love poems for the Chinese folk tradition with notes, Chinese text and Hanyu pinyin

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Published by Silk Road Press in Tempe, AZ .
Written in English


  • Translations into English,
  • Chinese Folk poetry,
  • Chinese Love poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

English and Chinese.

Statementtranslated and annotated by Irene Kwok-chun Ip, Cream Yin-ping Lee ; illustrated by Yuk-sung Fung
ContributionsLee, Cream Yin-ping
LC ClassificationsPL2658.E3 I59 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24873150M
ISBN 101890807087
ISBN 109781890807085
LC Control Number2001131828

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A illustrated selection of Chinese love poems - both classical and modern. The three arts of poetry, calligraphy and painting are regarded in China as the Triple Excellence. They are brought together here in a beautifully presented anthology of forty Chinese love poems. The poetry ranges from the earliest known works in the famous Book of Songs to the work of Chairman Mao and other twentieth. Selections of ancient Chinese poems in simplified Chinese characters with Pinyin. Introduction to Chinese Poems, with English annotation and English translation, Chinese Poet bios, featuring Chinese poets such as: Li Bai, Wang Zhihuan.   The vast majority of early love poetry written by women laments absent lovers. What do you think this says about women’s status and role in society? All Chinese poems are from Kenneth Rexroth, trans. One Hundred Poems from the Chinese. New Directions, n. d. Mei Yao Ch’en: “My neighbors on the right”. Poetry at that time was used widely in many forms, such as in memorials to the throne, official and private letters, allegories, travel notes, narrative literature with alternate prose and rhymed.