How to Read Chinese Poetry Podcast
 

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Document Type

Pre-Qin Times

Publication Date

4-11-2022

Abstract

This episode discusses Li sao or On Encountring Trouble,” the crowning achievement in the Chu ci repertoire. This poem evolves around the life of Qu Yuan, a poetic persona who is the alleged author of the poem. In the first part of the poem, Qu Yuan talks at length about his glorious family history and his own self-cultivation.

Episode

Episode 11

Language

English

Recommended Citation

Wu, F., & Cai, Z. (2022, Apr 11). The Lyrics of Chu: Qu Yuan and his poetic allegories: The poetic persona in Lisao or “On Encountering Trouble” [11]. In How to read Chinese poetry podcast. Hong Kong: Lingnan University. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/poetry_podcast/11/

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