Laughing Lost In The Mountains: Poems of Wang Wei by Wang WangLaughing Lost In The Mountains: Poems of Wang Wei by Wang Wang

Laughing Lost In The Mountains: Poems of Wang Wei

byWang WangAs told byWei WangTranslated byXu Haixin

Paperback | January 1, 1992

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Fine contemporary translations of one of the great poets of the T'ang dynasty.
Willis Barnstone was born in Lewiston, Maine. He attended Bowdoin, Columbia, and Yale, earning his doctorate. Barnstone taught in Greece from 1949 to 1951, and in Buenos Aires during the Dirty War. He went to China during the Cultural Revolution, where he was later a Fulbright Professor of American Literature at Beijing Foreign Studies...
Title:Laughing Lost In The Mountains: Poems of Wang WeiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.66 inPublished:January 1, 1992Publisher:University Press of New England

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ISBN - 10:0874515645

ISBN - 13:9780874515640

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“The Barnstone translations read like poems in English, important poems, and consistently so. Through their illuminating study—the best examination of Wang Wei in English—and their translations, the Barnstones have established for our generation a new model of rendering a major Chinese poet in English. We have a world poet who at last has a consummate form in English.” - Anthony Kerrigan