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Anthology of Chinese Literature from Early Times to the Fourteenth Century - 65 edition

Anthology of Chinese Literature from Early Times to the Fourteenth Century (ISBN10: 0802150381; ISBN13: 9780802150387)
ISBN13: 978-0802150387
ISBN10: 0802150381

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0394172521, 978-0802102010
ISBN10: 0394172523, 0802102018

Summary: Internationally renowned Chinese literature scholar Cyril Birch was the first to assemble the finest translations of these seminal pieces in his now classic and still definitive introductory anthologies. The selections in this first volume span a two-thousand-year period: from the Chou Dynasty (1122-221 B.C.) to the Y'an Dynasty (A.D. 1280-1367), from the ancient Songs to the dramas of the fourteenth century, every major genre of Chinese literature is represented by
a crucial work. Highlights include, in addition to the great poems of the T'ang, outstanding examples of Han poetry, Six Dynasties satire, T'ang-sung prose essays and fiction, and the form of lyric known as "tz'u."
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Summary: Internationally renowned Chinese literature scholar Cyril Birch was the first to assemble the finest translations of these seminal pieces in his now classic and still definitive introductory anthologies. The selections in this first volume span a two-thousand-year period: from the Chou Dynasty (1122-221 B.C.) to the Y'an Dynasty (A.D. 1280-1367), from the ancient Songs to the dramas of the fourteenth century, every major genre of Chinese literature is represented by a crucial work. Highlights include, in addition to the great poems of the T'ang, outstanding examples of Han poetry, Six Dynasties satire, T'ang-sung prose essays and fiction, and the form of lyric known as "tz'u." ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 65
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.
Year Published: 1965
International: No



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