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Selected Poems of Du Fu - Watson, Burton, Professor (Translated by)
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Du Fu (712-777) has been called China's greatest poet, and some call him the greatest nonepic, nondramatic poet whose writings survive in any language. Du Fu excelled in a great variety of poetic forms, showing a richness of language ranging from elegant to colloquial, from allusive to direct. His impressive breadth of subject matter includes intimate personal detail as well as a great deal of historical information-which earned him the epithet "poet-historian." Some 1,400 of Du Fu's poems survive today, his fame resting on ...

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Selected Poems of Du Fu 2003, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231128292

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Selected Poems of Du Fu 2003, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231128285

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