This episode examines Li Bai’s self-fashioning as a free spirit or rather the creator of the universe in a poetic form seemingly ill-suited for making glamorous claims. The poem discussed is not among the best known of his works but well attests to his reputation as the poet-immotal.
Cai, Z. (2022, Aug 9). Recent-Style Poetry: Pentasyllabic regulated verse: Li Bai: the poet-immortal of China . In How to read Chinese poetry podcast. Hong Kong: Lingnan University. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/poetry_podcast/28/