The Roots of Wisdom

The Roots of Wisdom

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One of most acclaimed Beijing poets of his generation
Honored three times as one of China's top ten poets
The Guardian published a major article on Zang Di and one of his poems: https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2009/may/18/poem-of-the-week-zeng-di
Eleanor Goodman's translation of Something Crosses My Mind, by Chinese poet Wang Xiaoni, won the 2015 Lucien Stryk Asian Literature Prize and was short-listed for the 2015 Griffin International Poetry Prize
Several poems appeared in July 2016 issue of Harvard Review
Bilingual on facing pages, with introduction and notes to the poems
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 203 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Massachusetts, United States
  • English
  • 1938890981
  • 9781938890987
  • 2,250,169

About Di Zang

Zang Di, a poet, critic, translator, and editor, is widely acknowledged as one of the leading poets and literary critics of his generation. He was educated at Beijing University, and received his Ph.D. in literature in 1997. Zang has won numerous honors and awards, and is an associate professor at Beijing University. He has published many books of poetry, most recently the collected Horseback Riders and Soymilk (2015), and edited several major anthologies of modern and contemporary Chinese poetry.

Eleanor Goodman is a writer and a translator from Chinese. She is a Research Associate at the Fairbank Center at Harvard University, and is currently at Peking University on a Fulbright Fellowship. Her work has been published in numerous publications, and her translation of Something Crosses My Mind: Selected Poems of Wang Xiaoni won the 2015 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, was short-listed for the 2015 Griffin International Poetry Prize, and was the recipient of a 2013 PEN/Heim Translation Grant.
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