Introduction : major aspects of Chinese poetry
How to read Chinese poetry: A guided anthology
Columbia University Press
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.
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ISBN of the source publication: 9780231139410
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.