By Li Po,J. P. Seaton

ISBN-10: 1590307461

ISBN-13: 9781590307465

Li Po (701-762) is taken into account one of many maximum poets to reside throughout the Tang dynasty—what used to be thought of to be the golden age for chinese language poetry. He used to be additionally the 1st chinese language poet to turn into renowned within the West, and he enormously inspired many American poets in the course of the 20th century.

Calling himself the "God of Wine" and recognized to his consumers as a "fallen immortal," Li Po wrote with eloquence, vividness, and infrequently playfulness, as he extols the thrill of nature, wine, and the lifetime of a wandering recluse. Li Po had a robust social sense of right and wrong, and he struggled opposed to the not easy instances of his age. He was once encouraged by means of the newly blossoming Zen Buddhism and merged it with the Taoism that he had studied all his lifestyles.

Though Li Po's love of wine is famous, the translator, J. P. Seaton, contains poems on a variety of topics—friendship and love, political feedback, poems written to curry patronage, poems of the spirit—to provide a brand new interpretation of this large of chinese language poetry. Seaton bargains us a poet who discovered not easy classes from a lifestyles lived challenging and provided his readers those classes as bright, energetic poetry—as proper at the present time because it used to be in the course of the Tang dynasty.

Over 1000 poems were attributed to Li Po, lots of them unpublished. This new assortment contains poems no longer to be had in the other editions.

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