This episode provides a close reading of Du Fu’s Jiang and Han Rivers and shows how the poet makes a masterful use of topic-and-comment construction to project his Confucian vision of the universe and the self and earns himself the title of poet-sage.
Cai, Z. (2022, Aug 2). Recent-Style Poetry: Pentasyllabic regulated verse: Du Fu: the poet-sage of China . In How to read Chinese poetry podcast. Hong Kong: Lingnan University. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/poetry_podcast/27/