Read e-book online 300 Chinese Poems PDF

By Xu Yuanchong

ISBN-10: 7500111983

ISBN-13: 9787500111986

The 3 Hundred Tang Poems is an anthology of poems from the chinese language Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) first compiled round 1763 through solar Zhu (1722-1778), the Qing Dynasty student. quite a few later versions additionally exist. All variations include over three hundred poems: therefore, 300 capacity now not precisely three hundred yet refers to an estimative quantification; the 10, twenty, or extra additional poems characterize a kind of a great success bonus, analogous to the "baker's dozen" within the West. much more, the quantity three hundred (or extra precisely 305) was once a vintage quantity for a poetry assortment because of the effect of the vintage of Poetry (Shijing 詩經), which was once generally called the 3 Hundred Poems.

Dissatisfied with the anthology Poems via 1000 Masters (Qianjiashi 千家詩) compiled by means of Liu Kezhuang within the past due Southern music, and stimulated via Ming Dynasty poetry anthologies, solar chosen the poems in response to their recognition and academic worth. the gathering has been well known ever due to the fact and will be present in many chinese language families. for hundreds of years, basic scholars memorized the poems and used them to benefit to learn and write. It comprises poems through Du Fu, Li Bai, Wang Wei, Li Shangyin, Meng Haoran, Han Yu, Du Mu, Bai Juyi, Liu Changqing, Cen Shen, Wang Changling, Wei Yingwu, and extra. Li he's one outstanding Tang poet absent from the compilation.

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