A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems (Paperback)

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First published in 1919, this is the book that first alerted the West to the richness and variety of Chinese literature. Arthur Waley (1889-1966), a shy reclusive scholar, was one of the earliest champions of Asian literature in the English-speaking world. This splendid collection of Chinese poetry, accompanied by delightful introductory and descriptive essays, spans more than 1000 years. It brings to life the timeless poetry of many of the well known Chinese poets that have lived throughout the ages. A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems has often been cited as an outstanding source for those who enjoy Chinese Poetry.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781479239917
ISBN-10: 1479239917
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: December 7th, 2012
Pages: 212
Language: English