Library of Chinese Classics: 300 Early Chinese Poems (206 BC-618 AD), Vol.1 & 2 (Chin-Eng Edition)
大中华文库: 汉魏六朝诗三百首 1 & 2 (汉英对照)
Hong Zheng/R.P. Wang (translated)
Hunan People's Publishing House
548 pag. hardcover 16 x 24 cm
This anthology contains 300-odd poems from the Han Dynasty to the Sui Dynasty (206 BC-618 AD), providing a glimpse of the early Chinese poetry during this period. The poems in these 800 years carry on and bring into full play the fine tradition of The Book of Poetry and The Verse of Chu, and give a vivid panorama of the social reality at that time. It lays the foundation for further flourishing and development of Chinese poetry in the Tang Dynasty.