By Crystal Tai

ISBN-10: 1484108981

ISBN-13: 9781484108987

Poetry is the main concise and distinctive expression of a tradition. A Poetic Portal to chinese language tradition is hence your smartest begin to examine every little thing deep down within the world's subsequent fiscal superpower. via in-depth yet easy-to-read interpretations of chinese language poetry, this e-book familiarizes you with the entire flamboyant chinese language fairs of the yr, tells you why Taiwan is usually referred to as the Republic of China, and exhibits you chinese language people's center values.

With its 12 chapters named after the year of the yr, this ebook takes you thru an imaginary calendar 12 months to embody one chinese language customized after one other in chronological order. As a month often includes 4 to 5 weeks, every one bankruptcy provides English translations of 4 or 5 well-known chinese language poems that painting the chapter's distinctive time of year.

Envision chinese language poetry as an arch of wisteria turning out to be from chinese language tradition to crown the culture's front. when you are one of many outsiders who savor the calligraphy of chinese language poems yet do not know their meanings, enable the writer of this e-book free up the gate of language for you, and advisor you the entire method into the center of the cultural garden.

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