300 TANG POEMS
The Tang period (618-907 A.D.) was the golden age of Chinese poetry and the Three Hundred Tang Poems contains some of the most representative and beautiful examples. Knowledge of it is of the utmost value, not only to students of Chinese literature, but to all who have a general interest in Chinese culture. Some of these poems have been translated many times before, in many languages, but Innes Herdan has made an entirely new and complete translation, keeping as close as possible to the originals, both in language and rhythm. The book has the additional value for students of having the Chinese text, and it has been lavishly illustrated in the Chinese style by Chiang Yee, Professor Emeritus of Chinese, Columbia University.