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How to read Chinese poetry

How to read Chinese poetry

a guided anthology

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Chinese poetry -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Zong-qi Cai
    ContributionsCai, Zong-qi, 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL2308 .H65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 426 p. ;
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17255467M
    ISBN 100231139403, 0231511884, 0231139411
    ISBN 109780231139403, 9780231511889, 9780231139410
    LC Control Number2007023263

    These unique features facilitate an intense engagement with Chinese poetical texts and help the reader derive aesthetic pleasure and insight from these works as one could from the original. The companion volume How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook presents famous poems (56 are new selections) in Chinese, English, and romanization Cited by: Have the book read to you! Offline Access Unlike earlier anthologies of Chinese poetry, Hinton's book focuses on a relatively small number of poets, providing selections that are large enough to re-create each as a fully realized and unique voice. New introductions to each poet's work provide a readable history, told for the first time as a.

      How to read Chinese poetry; a guided anthology. Ed. by Zong-qi Cai. Columbia University Press pages $ Paperback PL Cai (Chinese and comparative literature, U. of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign) has created an anthology notable for its ease of use and clear and effective presentation of a large body of material. Through poetry, rites and music, Confucian education sought to teach moral subtleties – easily memorised in the form of singing, The Book of Songs helped to lay down rules for behaviour.

    Believed to be compiled by Confucius, Shih ching or "Book of Odes" is a collection of poems, dating from to BC. These are believed to be the oldest existing examples of Chinese poetry. The collection includes refined folk songs, ritualistic poems, dynastic legends and hymns for ancestral temples. The companion volume How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook presents famous poems (56 are new selections) in Chinese, English, and romanization, accompanied by prose translation, textual notes, commentaries, and recordings.


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This book comprehensively discusses the features and challenges of reading and understanding Chinese poetry. I've read about 20 books on the topic and this one comes out on top. It thoroughly analyses the poetry of each major dynasty, providing a wealth of examples (translated poems)/5(15).

Introduction: Major Aspects of Chinese Poetry Zong-qi Cai Part 1 Pre-Qin Times 1. Tetrasyllabic Shi Poetry: The Book of Poetry (Shijing) William H. Nienhauser 2. Sao Poetry: The Lyrics of Chu (Chuci) Fusheng Wu Part 2 The Han Dynasty 3. Fu Poetry: An Ancient-Style Rhapsody (Gufu) David R.

Knechtges 4. Shi Poetry: Music Bureau Poems (Yuefu) Jui. Designed to work with the acclaimed course text How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology, the How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook introduces classical Chinese to advanced beginners and learners at higher levels, teaching them how to appreciate Chinese poetry in its original form.

Also a remarkable stand-alone resource, the volume illuminates China's major /5(11). The companion volume How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook presents famous poems (56 are new selections) in Chinese, English, and romanization, accompanied by prose translation, textual notes, commentaries, and recordings.

The best books How to read Chinese poetry book Classical Chinese Poetry recommended by Qiu Xiaolong. The translator, poet and author of the best-selling Inspector Chen series, Qiu Xiaolong, says there is no one road when it comes to translating Chinese chooses five anthologies that capture its magic.

Unmatched in scope and literary quality, The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry spans three thousand years, bringing together more than six hundred poems by more than one hundred thirty poets, in translationsmany new and exclusive to the bookby an array of distinguished translators.

Here is the grand sweep of Chinese poetry, from the Book of Songsancient folk songs said to /5. The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry presents translations of more than poems by 96 poets drawn from the great ages of Chinese poetry.

It begins with selections from the Book of Odes, the oldest anthology of Chinese poetry compiled around the seventh century B.C., and covers the succeeding generations down to the end of the Sung dynasty in A.D.

The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching (Chinese: 詩經; pinyin: Shījīng), translated variously as the Book of Songs, Book of Odes or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī), is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, comprising works dating from the 11th to 7th centuries is one of the "Five Classics" traditionally said to have been Country: Zhou China.

The companion volume How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook presents famous poems (56 are new selections) in Chinese, English, and romanization, accompanied by prose translation, textual notes, commentaries, and recordings.9/10(21). In this "guided" anthology, experts lead students through the major genres and eras of Chinese poetry from antiquity to the modern time.

The volume is divided into 6 chronological sections and features more than examples of the best shi, sao, fu, ci, and qu poems. The new installment, How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context: Poetic Culture from Antiquity Through the Tang, constitutes the third book of the series, and the only one devoted exclusively to the rich, fantastical, labyrinthine matrix of poetry-making in ancient China.

As such, it is both a gem of fresh scholarship and a compendium of luminous. How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context is an introduction to the golden age of Chinese poetry, spanning the earliest times through the Tang dynasty (–). It aims to break down barriers—between language and culture, poetry and history—that have stood in the way of teaching and learning Chinese : Zong-qi Cai.

In this "guided" anthology, experts lead students through the major genres and eras of Chinese poetry from antiquity to the modern time. The volume is divided into 6 chronological sections and features more than examples of the best shi, sao, fu, ci, and qu poems.

A comprehensive introduction and extensive thematic table of contents highlight the /5(2). Introduction to Chinese Poetry, Chinese poem with pinyin, english annotation, and english translation. Classic of Poetry, Book of Songs, Books of Odes, Tang poems, Song poems, Zhou poems.

Featured chinese poets: Li Bai, Du Fu. These unique features facilitate an intense engagement with Chinese poetical texts and help the reader derive aesthetic pleasure and insight from these works as one could from the companion volume How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook presents famous poems (56 are new selections) in Chinese, English, and romanization, accompanied Cited by: Designed to work with the acclaimed course text How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology, the How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook introduces classical Chinese to advanced beginners and learners at higher levels, teaching them how to appreciate Chinese poetry in its original form.

Also a remarkable stand-alone resource, the volume illuminates China's major 2/5(2). How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context is an introduction to the golden age of Chinese poetry, spanning the earliest times through the Tang dynasty. Presenting poems in Chinese along with English translations and commentary, it is a pioneering and versatile text for the study of Chinese language, literature, history, and culture.

Chinese Poetry. The earliest Chinese poetry begins with the Shih Ching, a collection of poems of varying length, drawn from all ranks of Chinese title Shih Ching is usually translated in English as The Book of Songs or sometimes as The means "song-words."Ching can mean "classic" or "traditional" or in the context of literature, it means.

The elder of these two works, the Shijing (also familiarly known, in English, as the Classic of Poetry and as the Book of Songs or transliterated as the Sheh Ching) is a preserved collection of Classical Chinese poetry from over two millennia ago. its content divided into 3 parts: feng (风, folk songs from 15 small countries, songs in total), ya(雅,Imperial court songs,subdiviede.

How to read Chinese poetry. Workbook. [Jie Cui; Zong-qi Cai] P88 The Book-Burning Pits (Zhang Jie) P89 To the Tune "Sheep on Mountain Slope": Meditation on the Past at Tong Pass (Zhang Yanghao) Exercises Unit Reflection: In Response to Scenes and Events P90 A Song on Ascending Youzhou Terrace (Chen Zi'ang) P91 Spring Scene (Du Fu) P.

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