Fifty-Five T’ang Poems A Text in the Reading and Understanding of T’ang Poetry Hugh M. Stimson

Series:
Far Eastern Publications Series
Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
11 Mar 1976
ISBN:
9780887100260
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:

Four masters of the shi form of Chinese poetry, who are generally considered to be giants in the entire history of Chinese literature, are represented in this book: three from the eighth century, and one from the ninth. A few works by other well-known poets are also included. The author provides a general background sketch, instruction to the student, a description of the phonological system and the spelling used, as well as an outline of the grammar of T'ang shi, insofar as it is known.