Beyond Spring: Tz'u Poems of the Sung Dynasty (Translations from the Asian Classics)
Julie Landau (Contributor)
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This anthology of poetry from the Sung Dynasty, translated into English, represents the golden age of the Tz'u period in the 10th-12th centuries AD. These translations of an important lyric form in Chinese literature strive to capture the phrasing and rhythms crucial to Tz'u. Organized by individual poets, the collection includes an introduction to symbols and allusions which enables the reader to discover references in specific poems. The text also contains biographies of the Chinese poets, a glossary of terms, and an historical chart of Chinese poetic genres.
About the Author
Julie Landau is a writer whose translations have appeared in many journals and anthologies.
- Contributor: Julie Landau
- Imprint: Columbia University Press
- ISBN13: 9780231096799
- Number of Pages: 274
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Columbia University Press
- Release Date: 1997-03-26
- Series: Translations from the Asian Classics
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Julie Landau is a writer whose translations have appeared in many journals and anthologies.
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