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Poems of Wang Wei - Wang Wei, G. W. Robinson
Poems of Wang Wei
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140442960 (0140442960)
ASIN: 140442960
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
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Leopard rated it
Wang Wei (699/701 - 761) is often held up as a model for Chinese scholar-artists. He was an office holder in the T'ang dynasty administration, a poet, musician, calligrapher and painter. He is considered to be the father of the Southern School of Chinese landscape painting (unfortunately, it appears...
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I usually do not read poetry in translation, unless (a)it's a narrative poem or (b)it's translated by a poet who has essentially recreated the poem, rather than faithfully translating word by word. In my opinion, poetry owes its beauty to the cadence of the language, a kind of rhythmic beat as the ...
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