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Waiting for the Unicorn : Poems and Lyrics of China's Last Dynasty, 1644-1911 - Irving Yucheng Lo

Waiting for the Unicorn

Poems and Lyrics of China's Last Dynasty, 1644-1911

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Published: 1st February 1990
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..". the most comprehensive book of translation of this period in any Western language." -- Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association

..". a welcome addition to the repository of translated Chinese poetry.... highly readable." -- World Literature Today

..". a mega-project... an impressive achievement of scholarship." -- Journal of Asian Studies

..". an outstanding anthology of Ch'ing poetry... It must be recommended whole-heartedly to students and teachers alike." -- Eugen Feifel, Monumenta Serica

" ... the most comprehensive book of translation of this period in any Western language." Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association " ... a welcome addition to the repository of translated Chinese poetry... highly readable." World Literature Today " ... a mega-project ... an impressive achievement of scholarship." Journal of Asian Studies " ... an outstanding anthology of Ch'ing poetry ... It must be recommended whole-heartedly to students and teachers alike." Eugen Feifel, Monumenta Serica

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Abbreviations
Poets of the Seventeenth Century Ch+ien Ch+ien-Yi (1582-1664)
Two Quatrains on the ...Album by Hsiao Po-yu... Watching a Game of Chess: Second Series Written in Prison Upon Reading the boudoir Poems of Mei-ts+un: Impressions Drinking Wine: Second Series Wu Wei-Yeh (1609-1672)
The Song of Yuan-yuan Leaving T+u-sung at Dawn Blocked by Snow Ancient Sentiments Written in Jest: On -The Old Man Who Rolled with the Punch+ Chin Jen-Jui (1610?-1661)
The Tiniest of Lives Capriciousness Don+t Ask Last Word: For My Son Yung Huang Tsung-Hsi (1610-1695)
Rising Early...to Leave Tung-ming Ch+an Monastery Miscellaneous Songs from Living in the Mountains: Three Selections Cold-night Moon--in the Manner of Meng Tung-yeh Hearing the Cuckoo...[1646] Encountering Fire in Early Spring, 1662 Encountering Fire Again in the Fifth Month
Ching-wei Eight Feet Mocking Myself Po-hsia Sung Wan (1614-1673)
On Hearing a Cricket in the Boat Songs Composed in Prison: Four Selections A Song of a Fisherman A Ballad of the Righteous Tiger Random Poem on the Lake A Miscellany on the Garden of Autumn Clouds
Burning Incense Desultory Thoughts on My Old Home On Hearing the Chukar Bananas An Autumn Night Wu Chia-Chi (1618-1684 Miscellaneous Poems: Two Selections On the Ninth Day of the Month... Ten Miscellaneous Poems on Tung-t+ao: At the Ch+ang Family Well Passing the Retreat of Hsu Ching-po On Virtuous Government... Falling Leaves Liu Shih (1618-1664)
Poem on a Sleeping Butterfly A Tz+u-yun Poem...[on] Tiger Hill...[by Ch+ien Ch+ien-yi] Poem in Response
Headwaters of the Lung River Moon over the Mountain Pass Tune: Hsi-chiang yueh / Rain on the Night of the Full Moon Tune
Songs on Accompanying the Governor-General: Two Selections A Random Song on Approaching a River A Ballad of Hu-hsi A Ballad of One Hundred Fathoms Falling Teeth Upper Garrison Farm: A Ballad... Wang Fu-Chih (1619-1692)
A Miscellany Bamboo Branch Song An Autumn Song Tune: Tieh lien hua / Withered Willows Tune: Fen tieh-erh / On Frost Ch+en Wei-Sung (1626-1682)
Tune: Fa-chia tao-yin / The Hungry Crow Tune: Hao-shih chin / One Summer Day... Tune: Yu mei-jen / Listlessness Tune: Ho hsin-lang / The Song of the Boat Trackers Tune: Ho hsin-lang / Written on Yun-lang+s Nuptial Day Chu Yi-Tsun (1629-1709)
Two Quatrains on Yung-chia Two Quatrains on Peking+s Western Suburb Sent to My Beloved Far Away Evening View from P+eng-lai Pavilion Crossing Ta-yu Mountain Ridge Mallard Lake Boating Songs: Two Selections Tune: Sheng-ch+a tzu / Walking to Mou-chou at Dawn Tune: Chieh-p+ei ling / A Self-Portrait... Tune: P+u-san man / Climbing Ch+ing-shuo Tower at Yun-chung Tune: Shui-lung yin / Visiting the Temple of Chang Tzu-fang Ch+u Ta-Chun (1630-1696)
Snow Written upon Coming Again to the Tu-hus Taoist Temple Written at the Year+s End, While Visiting Chien-ling An Ancient Plum Tree at the K+ai-hsien Buddhist Monastery Inscribed on T+ai-po Shrine, at Colored Stone Jetty Fishing Jetty Tune: Meng Chiang-nan: Two Lyrics P+eng Sun-Yu (1631-1700)
Musing beneath a Pine North-of-the-River Rhymes: Two Selections Mooring in the Evening at Plum Village On the Road to Tang Lake Tune: Sheng-ch+a tzu / A Traveler+s Night Tune: Pu-suan tzu / Summer Solstice Yun Shou-P+ing (1633-1690 Humming My Verse, in My Leisure... An Inscription for a Painting... Early Summ
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ISBN: 9780253205759
ISBN-10: 0253205751
Series: Chinese Literature in Translation
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 460
Published: 1st February 1990
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 23.4  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.64