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OUT OF THE HOWLING STORM: The New Chinese Poetry, Barnstone, Tony (Edited by)

Author Name    Barnstone, Tony (Edited by)

Title   OUT OF THE HOWLING STORM: The New Chinese Poetry

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Very Good +

Edition   First Impression

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   United States University Press of New England 1993

ISBN Number    0819512109 / 9780819512109

Seller ID   006070

xxii, + 155pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper near fine. A representative sample of more than a dozen poets; from a new generation which flourished in China from the Beijing Spring of 1979 until the student uprisings of 1989, and beyond, who disguised political protest and social comment in 'shadowy images and metaphor', earning them the name 'Misty Poets'. Many now live in exile in the West . . . Contents include: Acks., Translation as Forgery: Comments from the Editor, Biog. Notes, Introduction: Chinese Poetry Through the Looking Glass. The Misty Poets: (all translated into English) Poems by Bei Dao, Yang Lian, Shu Ting, Jiang He, Gu Cheng, Duo Duo, Mang Ke. The Post-Misty Poets: Chou Ping, Xi Chuan, Zhang Zhen, Tang Yaping, Fei Ye, Bei Ling, Ha Jin. Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

China, Chinese Poetry, History and Criticism, Wesleyan Poetry, Asian Studies

Price = 26.32 AUD

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