How to read a Chinese poem a bilingual anthology of Tang poetry

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  • Chinese poetry -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- Translations into English,
  • Chinese poetry -- Tang dynasty, 618-907

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Other titlesBilingual anthology of Tang poetry, Ru he yue du Tang shi
Statementtranslated and annotated by Edward C. Chang = [Ru he yue du Tang shi / Zhang Changfan yi zhu]
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsChang, Edward C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2658.E3 H63 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 425 p. ;
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22568660M
ISBN 101419670131
ISBN 109781419670138
LC Control Number2007904271

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Each poem is part of a chapter devoted to a particular style and period of Chinese poetry, and most are given in both traditional Chinese, pinyin, and English translation, together with a paragraph placing the poem in context and providing some exegesis, AND a series of on-line sound files that let you hear the poem in Chinese/5(15).

This really is a how to book, but a more complete title would be 'How to Read a Chinese Poems as the Chinese Read them.' Because with just a rudimentary understanding of romanized pinyin, a reader is able to experiance the euphonious quality of Chinese verse from the Tang period()/5(13).

How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context is an introduction to the golden age of Chinese poetry, spanning the earliest times through the Tang dynasty (–). It aims to break down barriers―between language and culture, poetry and history―that have stood in the way of teaching and learning Chinese poetry.5/5(1).

Designed to work with the acclaimed course text How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology, the How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook introduces classical Chinese to advanced beginners and learners at higher levels, teaching them how to appreciate Chinese poetry in its original form.

Also a remarkable stand-alone resource, the volume illuminates China's major poetic genres and themes /5(11). The companion volume How to Read Chinese Poetry Workbook presents famous poems (56 are new selections) in Chinese, English, and romanization, accompanied by prose translation, textual notes, commentaries, and recordings.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. How to read a Chinese poem by Edward C. Chang,BookSurge Pub. edition, in English How to read a Chinese poem ( edition) | Open LibraryPages:   Consisting of ten volumes – including five guided anthologies, four language texts and one book on literary culture – the How to Read Chinese Literature series is designed to promote the teaching and learning of premodern Chinese poetry, fiction, drama, prose and literary theory.

At a time of increasing global demand for the study of all things Chinese, this series is a timely exploration of. Introduction: Major Aspects of Chinese Poetry Zong-qi Cai Part 1 Pre-Qin Times 1.

Tetrasyllabic Shi Poetry: The Book of Poetry (Shijing) William H. Nienhauser 2. Sao Poetry: The Lyrics of Chu (Chuci) Fusheng Wu Part 2 The Han Dynasty 3. Fu Poetry: An Ancient-Style Rhapsody (Gufu) David R.

Knechtges 4. Shi Poetry: Music Bureau Poems (Yuefu) Jui. How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology (Cai Zongqi ) This anthology features famous poems composed over a period stretching from the early Zhou all the way to the Qing.

Features: 1. Original Chinese texts. To aid learners to engage with poe 9/10(21). Chinese Poetry. How to read a Chinese poem book earliest Chinese poetry begins with the Shih Ching, a collection of poems of varying length, drawn from all ranks of Chinese title Shih Ching is usually translated in English as The How to read a Chinese poem book of Songs or sometimes as The means "song-words."Ching can mean "classic" or "traditional" or in the context of literature, it means "writings" or "scripture.".

Each poem is part of a chapter devoted to a particular style and period of Chinese poetry, and most are given in both traditional Chinese, pinyin, and English translation, together with a paragraph placing the poem in context and providing some exegesis, AND a series of on-line sound files that let you hear the poem in Chinese/5(14).

In this "guided" anthology, experts lead students through the major genres and eras of Chinese poetry from antiquity to the modern time. The volume is divided into 6 chronological sections and features more than examples of the best shi, sao, fu, ci, and qu poems. A comprehensive introduction and extensive thematic table of contents highlight the thematic, formal, and prosodic /5(2).

Reading time: – Shijing (The Classic of Poetry, or the Book of Odes) is the earliest existing anthology of poetry in China. It comprises poems dating from the beginning of the Western Zhou period (– BCE) to the mid-Spring and Autumn period (approx.

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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. Thematic Contents A Note on How to Use This Anthology Acknowledgments Major Chinese Dynasties List of Symbols Introduction: Major Aspects of Chinese Poetry Zong-qi Cai Part 1 Pre-Qin Times 1.

Tetrasyllabic Shi Poetry: The Book of Poetry (Shijing) William H. Nienhauser 2. Sao Poetry: The Lyrics of Chu (Chuci) Fusheng Wu Part 2 The Han Dynasty /5(45). How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context is an introduction to the golden age of Chinese poetry, spanning the earliest times through the Tang dynasty (–).

It aims to break down barriers—between language and culture, poetry and history—that have stood in the way of teaching and learning Chinese poetry.

Below are links to mp3 files to listen to selected poems from How to Read Chinese Poetry edited by Zong-qi Cai. Chapter 1: Tetrasyllabic Shi Poetry: The Book of Poetry (Shijing) “The Grove at Zhu” (mp3) | (pdf) “The Peach Tree Tender” (mp3) | (pdf) “The Retiring Girl” (mp3) | (pdf) [ ].

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Heartland Poems are like messages in a bottle sent out with little hope of finding a recipient. The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching (Chinese: 詩經; pinyin: Shījīng), translated variously as the Book of Songs, Book of Odes or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī), is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, comprising works dating from the 11th to 7th centuries is one of the "Five Classics" traditionally said to have been Country: Zhou China.

How to read Chinese poetry; a guided anthology. by Zong-qi Cai. Columbia University Press pages $ Paperback PL Cai (Chinese and comparative literature, U. of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign) has created an anthology notable for its ease of use and clear and effective presentation of a large body of material.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read How to Read Chinese Poetry: A /5(2). I don’t analyse them, I read and appreciate them.

In my opinion, Chinese poems can usually be appreciated from the following aspects: the beauty of rhythm and sound (音韵美), the beauty of atmosphere and context (意境美), and the vision, ambition (志) or. ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Chinese and English. Notes: Parallel title in Chinese characters.

Description: xix, pages. First published inthis book presents thirty-five Chinese poems with a pinyin transliteration, a character-by-character translation, and commentaries on the subject, form, and historical background.

Hawkes gives us a nuts-and-bolts account of how the poems of Cited by: 7. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, How To Read Chinese Poetry - A Guide Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review.

comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. Chinese Poem for Children. When reading it, you feel as if there really are ganders before you.

You can hear their singing and see their beautiful feathers and the waves created by their movements. These simple sentences not only create a beautiful image of the ganders afloat on the water, but also show the author’s pleasant disposition. 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. You can also see whether it looks like the last poem you read by the same poet or even a poem by another poet.

All of these are good qualities to notice, and they may lead you to a better understanding of the poem in the end. But sooner or later, you’re going to have to read the poem, word by word. To begin, read the poem aloud. Undergrowth in forest, dead deer in the meadow, all wound with white rushes, a maiden white as marble.

Interestingly, though not uncharacteristically, the oldest Chinese literature is not that cosmological in Classic of Poetry, also known as “The Book of Songs,” is a compilation of that ancient culture’s ancient writings. Falsely rumored to be assembled by Confucius, it became /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. The literary tradition of Classical Chinese poetry begins with the Classic of Poetry, or Shijing, dated to early 1st millennium ing to tradition, Confucius ( BCE – BCE) was the final editor of the collection in its present form, although the individual poems were mostly older than this.

Burton Watson dates the anthology's main compilation date to about the 7th century BCE. If you are interested in starting a journey of self-discovery, then you should open a book of poetry. You should set aside reading time as a form of self-care.

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