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The heart of Chinese poetry

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Published by Anchor Press, Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese poetry -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by] Greg Whincup.
    ContributionsWhincup, Gregory.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL2658.E3 H35 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2734810M
    ISBN 100385239661, 038523967X
    LC Control Number86029143

    Ever since the beginning of oral poetry traditions, Chinese people remained focused on rhythm and its artistic rendering. Shi Jing or the Book of Poetry, believed to be compiled by Confucius, is widely recognized as the anchor book or the first anthology of Chinese poetry. It contains of thousands of poems popular in China from the 11th.   This book—the first comprehensive anthology in English of modern Chinese poetry—presents more than three hundred poems by sixty-six poets from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. All the poems are translated from the original Chinese into modern-day English, and many are introduced to the English-speaking world for the first time.

      Poetry isn't taken very seriously in the West, especially in the last two hundred years, but Chinese ancient poetry is still read and ancient Chinese poets are honored. The greatest poets are thought to have lived a thousand years ago or more during the Tang (), Song () and Han ( BC – AD) dynastic eras. Chinese verse began with rhyme, and it seems (see the Festal Odes of Shang, the oldest in the book) that the older the poetry is, the greater is the frequency of rhymes; whereas, in Western poetry, as is well known,—whether Greek, Latin, or English,—measure and not rhyme was its characteristic in .

    Posted in Arts & Culture, Book, Featured, Literature, Poetry | Tagged azar nafisi, book round-up, books, books for cultural diversity, dante, french poetry, inferno, my father was a toltect, national poetry month, poetry, shahnameh, the heart of chinese poetry, the penguin book of russian poetry-->. This book has been a real pleasure. I am new to Chinese poetry (and pretty much everything else Chinese). "Classical Chinese Poetry" has been very helpful in introducing me to the long and sweeping history of their poetry with essays on the major periods as well as each of the poets.5/5(22).


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THE HEART OF CHINESE POETRY. By Greg Whincup. (Anchor Books). New York: Doubleday, ISBN X (pbk.) Greg Whincup has here had the useful idea of making Chinese poetry come alive for the Western reader by bringing readers face-to-face with the original texts/5(13). The poetry is accompanied by exemplary notes that range from Chinese history and culture, to information about the poets, to the meanings of individual Chinese characters.

I have This marvelous book presents fifty-seven Chinese poems, dating from as far back as B.C., up to about A.D/5. About The Heart of Chinese Poetry Greg Whincup offers a varied and unique approach to Chinese translation in The Heart of Chinese Poetry.

Special features of this edition include direct word-for-word translations showing the range of meaning in each Chinese character, the Chinese pronunciations, as well as biographical and historical commentary following each poem.

A landmark anthology, The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry" captures with impressive range and depth the essence of China's illustrious poetic tradition. About the Author Tony Barnstone is The Albert Upton Professor of English at Whittier College and the author of 17 books and a music CD/5(14).

THE HEART OF CHINESE POETRY. By Greg Whincup. (Anchor Books). New York: Doubleday, ISBN X (pbk.)Greg Whincup has here had the useful idea of making Chinese poetry come alive for the Western reader by /5(4). Greg Whincup offers a varied and unique approach to Chinese translation in The Heart of Chinese Poetry.

Special features of this edition include direct word-for-word translations showing the range of meaning in each Chinese character, the Chinese pronunciations, as well as biographical and historical commentary following each poem.5/5(2).

The best books on Classical Chinese Poetry recommended by Qiu Xiaolong. The translator, poet and author of the best-selling Inspector Chen series, Qiu Xiaolong, says there is no one road when it comes to translating Chinese chooses five anthologies that capture its magic.

Unmatched in scope and literary quality, The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry spans three thousand years, bringing together more than six hundred poems by more than one hundred thirty poets, in translationsmany new and exclusive to the bookby an array of distinguished translators.

Here is the grand sweep of Chinese poetry, from the Book of Songsancient folk songs said to have/5. 31 files and poems by Dec1, Classical Chinese Poetry. Book of Odes; Poems by Qu Yuan; Selected Poems from Royal Conservatory Songs of Western Han Dynasty. Believed to be compiled by Confucius, Shih ching or "Book of Odes" is a collection of poems, dating from to BC.

These are believed to be the oldest existing examples of Chinese poetry. The collection includes refined folk songs, ritualistic poems, dynastic legends and. The heart of Chinese poetry. [Gregory Whincup;] -- A new translation of 57 of the greatest Chinese poems with the original Chinese text.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The Classic of Poetry, also known as The Book of Songs, is a compilation of that ancient cultures ancient writings. Falsely rumored to be assembled by Confucius, it became one of the five sacred books taught to all Chinese children for almost two-thousand years/5(18).

Explore our list of Chinese Poetry Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Chinese Poetry: Books. 1 - 20 of results The Heart of Chinese Poetry. by Greg Whincup. Paperback $ Available Online. The book is “The Heart of Chinese Poetry” by Greg Whincup.

What Whincup does in this book is provide a standard English translation, together with a phonetic rendering, the Chinese characters, a word-for-word translation and an illuminating explanation, not just of the poems, but of the lives of the poets, the history of China and how the language works.

?book=XGreg Whincup offers a varied and unique approach to Chinese translation in The Heart of Chinese Poetry.

Special features of this edition include direct word-for-word translations showing the range of meaning in each Chinese character, the Chinese pronunciations, as well as biographical and historical commentary following each poem.

The first widely known work of poetry is the Shijing 诗 经 ‘Book of Odes’ which is a collection of poems covering four hundred years in the Zhou dynasty (2, years ago). The golden age of Chinese poetry was the Tang dynasty when many poets composed extensive sets of poems.

An astound poems have survived from this time. Introduction to Chinese Poetry, Chinese poem with pinyin, english annotation, and english translation. Classic of Poetry, Book of Songs, Books of Odes, Tang poems, Song poems, Zhou poems.

Featured chinese poets: Li Bai, Du Fu. Selection of poem proposed in simplified Chinese characters with Pinyin, english annotation and english translation, and the same explanation than in chinese children's book. In Chinese literature, the Tang period () is considered the golden age of Chinese poetry.

"Tang Shi San Bai Shou" is a compilation of poems from this period made. Allusions to Classical Chinese Poetry in Pink Floyd. I first made the connection between 'Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun' and Poems of the Late T'ang in the early s while watching the Live at Pompeii video.

or to having taken the lyrics from a book of Chinese poetry. Eagle-eyed Floyd fans soon picked up the source. The Heart of Chinese Poetry (Book) Libraries are temporarily closed through April Learn about library services while we are closed.

The elder of these two works, the Shijing (also familiarly known, in English, as the Classic of Poetry and as the Book of Songs or transliterated as the Sheh Ching) is a preserved collection of Classical Chinese poetry from over two millennia ago.

its content divided into 3 parts: feng(风,folk songs from 15 small countries, songs in total), ya(雅,Imperial court songs,subdiviede in daya.The earliest Chinese poetry begins with the Shih Ching, a collection of poems of varying length, drawn from all ranks of Chinese society.

The title Shih Ching is usually translated in English as The Book of Songs or sometimes as The Odes.Here is the grand sweep of Chinese poetry, from the Book of Songs-ancient folk songs said to have been collected by Confucius himself-and Laozi's Dao De Jing" to the vividly pictorial verse of Wang Wei, the romanticism of Li Po, the technical brilliance of Tu Fu, and all the way up to the twentieth-century poetry of Mao Zedong and the post--Cultural Revolution verse of the Misty poets/5(15).