Introduction : major aspects of Chinese poetry

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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 and subgenres, oral and literati traditions, prosody, structure, etc.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHow to read Chinese poetry : a guided anthology
PublisherColumbia University Press
Pages1-9
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780231139410
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes

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CAI, Z. (2008). Introduction : major aspects of Chinese poetry. In How to read Chinese poetry : a guided anthology (pp. 1-9). Columbia University Press.