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Willow, Wine, Mirror, Moon: Women's Poems from Tang China (Lannan Translation Selection Series) [Paperback]

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Item description for Willow, Wine, Mirror, Moon: Women's Poems from Tang China (Lannan Translation Selection Series) by Jeanne Larsen...

This collection of 106 poems by 44 female Tang-era poets is the most comprehensive of its kind. Poets are organized based on their status in Tang dynasty society: women of the court, women of the household, courtesans and entertainers, and women of religion. While each poet's concerns vary with their social status, common thematic threads include heartbreak and the mysteries of the natural world. Thumbnail biographies of each poet and notes regarding individual poems complete this important collection.

Jeanne Larsen has published poetry, three novels set in China, and a book of poetry translation, Brocade River Poems: Selected Works of the Tang Dynasty Courtesan Xue Tao. She teaches in the creative writing program at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   142
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.8" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.5"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 1, 2005
Publisher   BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN  1929918747  
ISBN13  9781929918744  

Availability  89 units.
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Jeanne Larsen currently resides in Roanoke, in the state of Virginia.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > History > Ancient > China
2Books > Subjects > History > Asia > General
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Poetry > Chinese
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Poetry > General
5Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Womens Studies > General

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Incredible  Sep 2, 2006
What Ms. Larsen began in "Brocade River Poems: Selected Work of the Tang Dynasty Courtesan Xue Tao" continues in this wonderful, slim and accessible volume. There is so much more to Tang Dynasty poetry then Li Po and Du Fu, as enjoyable as they are. Ms. Larsen's translations and exegesis of the poems of some of the female poets of the late Tang and Early Sung illustrate the humor, the depth' in fact the whole emotional range that poetry has the power to offer.
Couldn't be better.  Dec 2, 2005
Such an interesting collection. These poems are beautifully translated. Jeanne Larsen is a genius.

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