Yuan Mei: Eighteenth Century Chinese Poet

by Arthur Waley, The Arthur Waley Estate

Taylor and Francis | May 13, 2013 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

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First published in 1956.
Arthur Waley here presents an engrossing account of the works and life of Yuan Mei (1716-1797), the best-known poet of his time. Gaiety is the keynote of his works and the poet was a friend of the Manchu official with whom Commodore Anson had dramatic dealings at Canton in 1743. Yuan Mei gives an account (not previously translated) of Anson's interview with the Manchu authorities. The book contains many translations of Yuan Mei's verse and prose.

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Published: May 13, 2013

Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Language: English

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ISBN - 10: 1135652317

ISBN - 13: 9781135652319

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Yuan Mei: Eighteenth Century Chinese Poet

by Arthur Waley, The Arthur Waley Estate

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: May 13, 2013

Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1135652317

ISBN - 13: 9781135652319

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First published in 1956.
Arthur Waley here presents an engrossing account of the works and life of Yuan Mei (1716-1797), the best-known poet of his time. Gaiety is the keynote of his works and the poet was a friend of the Manchu official with whom Commodore Anson had dramatic dealings at Canton in 1743. Yuan Mei gives an account (not previously translated) of Anson's interview with the Manchu authorities. The book contains many translations of Yuan Mei's verse and prose.
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