(EBOOK / KINDLE) The Heart of Chinese Poetry BY Greg Whincup


  • Paperback
  • 196
  • The Heart of Chinese Poetry
  • Greg Whincup
  • English
  • 06 December 2020
  • 9780385239677

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SUMMARY ↠ The Heart of Chinese Poetry Greg Whincup ↠ 0 SUMMARY CHARACTERS The Heart of Chinese Poetry Greg Whincup offers a varied and uniue approach to Chinese translation in The Heart of Chinese Poetry Special. This was my first introduction to Chinese poetry when I began learning Chinese After earning a master s degree in Chinese literature where I specialized in medieval Chinese poetry it is still my favorite recommendation Gregory Wincup touches on the historical political and aesthetic issues of each poem For each poem a first page presents the reader with a full translation in English A second and third page provide a vertical character word by word translation alongside of which is given an explanation of historical background the art of writing Chinese poetry and the significance of the poem in the history of Chinese literatureChapters are broken down into themes such as military religion and women s writing Because Wincup provides both the word for word translation and the full translation the reader is able to see how the characters relate particularly rhyme schemes and the visual aspects of the characters While a sinologist might not always approve of the final translation of a poem no educator would deny how well the information is provided for a first time reader of Chinese and Chinese poetryBy the way the romanizations of the characters are Yale not WideGiles or pinyin This might be confusing to some but it is a good choice for first time users even if they move on to learn pinyin while learning Chinese

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SUMMARY ↠ The Heart of Chinese Poetry Greg Whincup ↠ 0 SUMMARY CHARACTERS The Heart of Chinese Poetry Features of this edition include direct word for word translations showing the range of meaning in each Chin. This marvelous book presents fifty seven Chinese poems dating from as far back as 500 BC up to about 1200 AD The poems are short but resonant capturing something universal whether speaking of war or of seeing a friend leave or a snowy river Each is first presented in English followed by the original Chinese The poetry is accompanied by exemplary notes that range from Chinese history and culture to information about the poets to the meanings of individual Chinese characters I have never read a book that offers such a clear glimpse into the original meaning of non English poetry ExcellentAbout my reviews I try to review every book I read including those that I don t end up enjoying The reviews are not scholarly but just indicate my reaction as a reader reading being my addiction I am miserly with 5 star reviews 4 stars means I liked a book very much 3 stars means I liked it 2 stars means I didn t like it though often the 2 star books are very popular with other readers andor are by authors whose other work I ve loved

CHARACTERS The Heart of Chinese Poetry

SUMMARY ↠ The Heart of Chinese Poetry Greg Whincup ↠ 0 SUMMARY CHARACTERS The Heart of Chinese Poetry Ese character the Chinese pronunciations as well as biographical and historical commentary following each poe. I have studied Chinese in the past and I enjoy going back and forth between the English and Chinese The selection of poets during the classical period include famous poets such as Li Bai and Du Fu as well as others that represent their period I love the simplicity and directness of the poems


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  1. says: CHARACTERS The Heart of Chinese Poetry Greg Whincup ↠ 0 SUMMARY CHARACTERS ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Greg Whincup

    CHARACTERS The Heart of Chinese Poetry (EBOOK / KINDLE) The Heart of Chinese Poetry BY Greg Whincup Greg Whincup ↠ 0 SUMMARY This was my first introduction to Chinese poetry when I began learning Chinese After earning a master's degree in Chinese literature where I specialized in medieval Chinese poetry it is still my favorite recommendation Gregory Wincup touches on the historical political and aesthetic issues of each poem For each poem a first page presents the reader with a full translation in English A second and third page provide a vertical character wo

  2. says: CHARACTERS ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Greg Whincup (EBOOK / KINDLE) The Heart of Chinese Poetry BY Greg Whincup Greg Whincup ↠ 0 SUMMARY

    CHARACTERS ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Greg Whincup Greg Whincup ↠ 0 SUMMARY CHARACTERS The Heart of Chinese Poetry This marvelous book presents fifty seven Chinese poems dating from as far back as 500 BC up to about 1200 AD The poems are short but resonant capturing something universal whether speaking of war or of seeing a friend leave or a snowy river Each is first presented in English followed by the original Chinese The poetry is accompanied by exemplary notes that range from Chinese history and culture to information about the poets to th

  3. says: (EBOOK / KINDLE) The Heart of Chinese Poetry BY Greg Whincup

    CHARACTERS ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Greg Whincup Greg Whincup ↠ 0 SUMMARY CHARACTERS The Heart of Chinese Poetry I have studied Chinese in the past and I enjoy going back and forth between the English and Chinese The selection

  4. says: (EBOOK / KINDLE) The Heart of Chinese Poetry BY Greg Whincup

    (EBOOK / KINDLE) The Heart of Chinese Poetry BY Greg Whincup This book will always be on my currently reading shelf as I am constantly turning to it when I have a spare moment Reading a poem by Du Fu is like listening to a Bach cello suite or loosing yourself in some of Turner's water

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