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    DescriptionJonathan Chaves makes available a vast store of rich and significant poems by both major and minor poets from China's last three dynasties. Featured are poems from the Yuan dynasty, which range from quiet landscape depictions to expansive, freely expressive works; from the Ming era, notable for its stylistic quality and its diversity; and from tte Ch'ing dynasty, known for poets who, by refusing to fit into any category, helped continue the fascinating richness of late Ming cultural life. Annotated with biographical sketches of the poets and illustrated with their paintings, this collection is an unprecedented anthology of exceptionally well translated Chinese poetry up to the twentieth century.


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    Title
    The Columbia Book of Later Chinese Poetry
    Subtitle
    Yuan, Ming, and Ch'ing Dynasties (1279-1911)
    Authors and contributors
    Translated by Jonathan Chaves
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 481
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 721 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780231061490
    ISBN 10: 0231061498
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT, CULT/ASIAN
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: POE001000, LIT008000, REF000000, POE000000
    DC21: 895.11008
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 895.1/14/08
    LC classification: PL2658.E3 C663 1986
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    DC22: 895.11408
    LC classification: PL2658.E3C
    Thema V1.0: DC
    Edition
    Annotated
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    10 photos
    Publisher
    Columbia University Press
    Imprint name
    Columbia University Press
    Publication date
    23 November 1988
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jonathan Chaves is Associate Professor of Chinese at the George Washington University. He is the author of Pilgrim of the Clouds, Heaven My Blanket, Earth My Pillow, and Mei Yaoch'en and the Development of Early Sung Poetry (published by Columbia University Press).
    Review quote
    A consilderate and full anthology recommended to anyone interested in poetyr and world literature. Library Journal
    Table of contents
    List of PlatesAcknowledgmentsIntroductionYuanMingCh'ingList of Poets with Editions UsedIndex of Poets