Title

Introduction : major aspects of Chinese poetry

Document Type

Book chapter

Source Publication

How to read Chinese poetry: A guided anthology

Publication Date

1-1-2008

First Page

1

Last Page

9

Publisher

Columbia University Press

Abstract

The book "How to read Chinese poetry: A guided anthology" traces the evolution of Chinese poetric tradition as it presents 143 famous poems composed over the long period of almost three millennia. This introduction highlights the major aspects of Chinese poetry--i.e. themes, genres & subgenres, oral & literati traditions, prosody, structure, etc.

Publisher Statement

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Additional Information

ISBN of the source publication: 9780231139410

Recommended Citation

Cai, Z.-q. (2008). Introduction: Major aspects of Chinese poetry. In Z.-q. Cai (Ed.), How to read Chinese poetry: A guided anthology (pp.1-9). New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

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