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By Jeanne Larsen

This number of 106 poems through forty four woman Tang-era poets is the main accomplished of its variety. Poets are equipped in response to their prestige in Tang dynasty society: girls of the court docket, ladies of the family, courtesans and entertainers, and ladies of faith. whereas every one poet’s matters fluctuate with their social prestige, universal thematic threads comprise heartbreak and the mysteries of the wildlife. Thumbnail biographies of every poet and notes concerning person poems entire this crucial collection.

Jeanne Larsen has released poetry, 3 novels set in China, and a ebook of poetry translation, Brocade River Poems: chosen Works of the Tang Dynasty Courtesan Xue Tao. She teaches within the artistic writing software at Hollins collage in Roanoke, Virginia.

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