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Poems

Poems

Li Po - Author

Tu Fu - Author

Arthur Cooper - Translator

Arthur Cooper - Introduction by

Arthur Cooper - Notes by

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ISBN 9780140442724 | 256 pages | 30 Jul 1973 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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More than forty selections from two eighth-century poets of China cover the whole spectrum of human life and feeling.
Li Po and Tu Fu Acknowledgments
Pronounciation of Chinese Words and Names
Note on the Chinese Calligraphy
Introduction
1. "Li-Tu"
2. The Background to their Times
3. Li Po
4. Tu Fu
5. The Background to T'ang Poetry: The Beginnings: The 'Book of Odes', the Language and Script
6. The Background to T'ang Poetry: The Ch'u Tz'u
7. The Background to T'ang Poetry: The Ballads and the Principles of Chinese Syllabic Metre
8. A Demonstration by Ballad
9. The Approach to Translation in this Book
10. The Tones and the 'Chinese Sonnet'
11. Reading the Poems in English

Li Po

Tu Fu

List of Titles
Index of First Lines