In this "guided" anthology, experts lead students through the
major genres and eras of Chinese poetry from antiquity to the
modern time. The volume is divided into 6 chronological sections
and features more than 140 examples of the best shi, sao, fu, ci,
and qu poems. A comprehensive introduction and extensive thematic
table of contents highlight the thematic, formal, and prosodic
features of Chinese poetry, and each chapter is written... more...