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Chinese Love Poetry Jane Portal

Chinese Love Poetry By Jane Portal

Chinese Love Poetry by Jane Portal

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The three arts of poetry, calligraphy and painting are regarded in China as the Triple Excellence, and they are brought together here in an anthology of Chinese love poems ranging from the earliest-known works in the famous "Book of Songs" to the work of Chairman Mao and other 20th-century poets.

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Chinese Love Poetry by Jane Portal

Selected English translations by respected scholars are each illustrated with a scene from a Chinese painting or print in the collection of the British Museum. Each poem is also illuminated by the artistic brushwork calligraphy of Qu Lei Lei. Further reading and brief biographies of the poets are also provided.

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Chinese Love Poetry by Jane Portal
Used - Very Good
British Museum Press
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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