Book Reviews of The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry

The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry
The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry
Author: Burton Watson
ISBN-13: 9780231056830
ISBN-10: 0231056834
Publication Date: 4/15/1984
Pages: 385
Rating:
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Publisher: Columbia University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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I had never encountered Chinese poetry until I got this book. It is very sparse, invoking marvelous imagery in the mind, sometimes melancholy, and very oriental. An introduction, footnotes and author information help plumb the depths.