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    Pilgrim of the Clouds: Poems and Essays from Ming Dynasty China (Companions for the Journey (White Pine Press)) (Paperback) By (author) Yuan Hung-Tao, Translated by Jonathan Chaves

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    Description"With this volume, Chaves makes an outstanding contribution to the books that present classical Chinese poetry in both accurate and enjoyable English translation."--"Choice"Yuan Hung-tao (1568-1610) was the greatest poet of Ming dynasty China. His poetry and essays brilliantly exhibit an originality and vitality that were lacking in the writing of his contemporaries. The writings of Yuan and his two brothers reveal these men to have been individualists who made outstanding contributions to the growth and development of poetry, presenting a penetrating picture of Ming society.Jonathan Chaves is a professor of Chinese at George Washington University and the translator of several volumes of Chinese poetry, including "Heaven My Blanket, Earth My Pillow."


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    Title
    Pilgrim of the Clouds
    Subtitle
    Poems and Essays from Ming Dynasty China
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Yuan Hung-Tao, Translated by Jonathan Chaves
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 171 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781893996397
    ISBN 10: 1893996395
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS003000
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 68
    BISAC V2.8: REL007000
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 46
    Abridged Dewey: 811
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000, POE009000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PL2698.Y85 A23 2005
    Thema V1.0: DC
    Illustrations note
    10 B&W illustrations
    Publisher
    White Pine Press
    Imprint name
    White Pine Press
    Publication date
    01 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Buffalo