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Three Chinese PoetsThe three T'ang dynasty poets translated here are among the greatest literary figures of China or indeed the world Responding. Vikram Seth not only translates selected works by Tang Dynasty 618 907 CE poets Wang Wei 699 791 CE Li Bai 701 762 CE and Du Fu 712 770 CE but he also provides a generous introduction He gives much context regarding Tang dynasty poetry its structure and the background of the 3 poets each with a different point of view due to their different life experiences Additional information about some of the poems is available in the Notes section at the end of the book I would have appreciated even notes My favorite poems from this collectionWang Wei's Ballad of the Peach Tree Spring where a fisherman finds a paradise on Earth Li Bai's Drinking Alone with the Moon where the narrator shows us how to enjoy life even aloneDu Fu's Moonlit Night where the narrator longs for his family so far away from himIf you enjoy poetry or would like to learn about this aspect of Chinese literature please read this book

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Three Chinese Poets review å 5 ê ❮Read❯ ➶ Three Chinese Poets ➺ Author Vikram Seth – Insolpro.co.uk The three T'ang dynasty poets translated here are among the greatest literary figures of China or indeed the world Responding differently to their common times Wang Wei Li Bai and Du Fu crystallize th The three T'ang dDifferently to their common times Wang Wei Li Bai and Du Fu crystallize the immense variety of China and the Chinese poetic. Intense images of ancient verseThrough three poets who leave souls stirringConjured with lines so sparseTo drink of one was left yearning

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Tradition and across a distance of twelve hundred years move the Three Chinese PDF reader as it is rare for even poetry to do. I haven't read any poetry and mostly don't understand appreciate poetry muchPicked this up because I have read Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy and I really liked that book a lot and the few poems in that book was the first time I appreciated poetryWas looking for something to read by Vikram and found thisIt was a good read Some of the poetry is really great and it gets you through the book The history of the poets is also uite well written