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Claw Prints: Ancient Chinese Poetry

Kwan-Hung Chan (Author)

ISBN: 0-7414-6755-0 ©2011
Price: $12.95
Book Size: 5.5'' x 8.5'' , 186 pages
Category/Subject: POETRY / Asian

Claw Prints presents 295 important ancient Chinese poems translated into English. Through a faithful translation with appropriate rhymes, the essence and identity of the originals are preserved.

Claw prints: Ancient Chinese Poetry is a new English translation of classical Chinese poems, dating from 600 BCE to the Nineteenth Century. It presents the writings of about 146 poets. 295 poems were selected from different sources, especially A Compilation of Ancient Poetry Within Sight, besides Poems of a Thousand Masters and Three Hundred Tang Poems, giving equal emphasis to the poets from the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. This translation attempts to preserve the essence and identity of the originals by providing rhymes and following the rhyming patterns chosen, when appropriate.

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