Qu (Poetry)

Qu (Poetry)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Qu are type of Classical Chinese poetry form, consisting of words written in one of a number of certain, set tone patterns, based upon the tunes of various songs. Thus qu poems are lyrics with lines of varying longer and shorter lengths, set according to the certain and specific, fixed-patterns of rhyme and tone of conventional musical pieces upon which they are based and after which these matched variations in lyrics (or individual qu poems) generally take their name. The fixed-tone type of verse such as the qu and the ci together with the shi and fu forms of poetry comprise the three main forms of Classical Chinese poetry.
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136332760
  • 9786136332765