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- DescriptionLooks at Chinese poetry through its enormous influence on American poetry. This book gathers some 200 poems by nearly 40 poets, from the anonymous early poetry to the great masters of the T'ang and Sung dynasties. It also includes translations by Pound, a selection of essays by five translators and biographical notes that are a collage of poems.
- Author BiographyEliot Weinberger was born in 1949 in New York, where he still lives. Among his many translations are Borges's Selected Non-Fictions (Winner of a National Book Critics Circle Prize), The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz and Bei Dao's Unlock. In 1992 he received a PEN Award for his work in promoting Hispanic literature in the U.S, and in 2000 he was awarded the Order of the Aztec Eagle by the Mexican government. His latest book, What I Heard About Iraq (Verso), his anti-war polemic, first appeared in the L.R.B in 2005.
- PublisherCarcanet Press Ltd
- Date of Publication30/11/2007
- GenrePoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationManchester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAnvil Press Poetry
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Edited byEliot Weinberger
- Translated byEzra Pound,Kenneth Rexroth,Gary Snyder,William Carlos Williams
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