Beyond Spring: T'zu Poems of the Sung Dynasty (Paperback)
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Short Description for Beyond Spring The first anthology of Sung dynasty tz'u poems available in English, Beyond Spring provides a representative body of translations, 150 in all. Keeping true to the original music, Landau's faithful translations capture the phrasing and rhythms crucial to Tz'u.
- Published: 01 April 1997
- Format: Paperback 274 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780231096799 ISBN 10: 0231096798
Full description for Beyond Spring
This anthology of poetry from the Sung Dynasty, translated into English, represents the golden age of the Tz'u period in the 10th-12th centuries AD. These translations of an important lyric form in Chinese literature strive to capture the phrasing and rhythms crucial to Tz'u. Organized by individual poets, the collection includes an introduction to symbols and allusions which enables the reader to discover references in specific poems. The text also contains biographies of the Chinese poets, a glossary of terms, and an historical chart of Chinese poetic genres.