Gan Yu's poetry is a demonstration of the subtlety of the Chinese language in Tang poems.
One very revealing part of the Tang legacy is the handful of poems that Li Bai and Du Fu wrote to each other.
Considered by many Chinese to be their greatest poet, Du Fu's poetry drew on his experiences during social tumult in ancient China.
Editor’s note: This is a series of translations of Chinese poetry from the Tang Dynasty being published on The Epoch Times website. Each piece will be accompanied by its Chinese original, an interpretive English translation, and a small essay of [...]
The second installment of Li Bai and Du Fu, who are among the most celebrated of China's ancient poets.
Li Bai and Du Fu are among the most celebrated of China's ancient poets.
A translation of a poem by Chinese master Li Bai, along with ruminations on the art of Chinese poetry translation.
Tang poetry in translation, a new installment: Chang Yueh 'Delayed on the Road from Szechuan.'
Wang Wei, a great poet, wrote a cryptic poem about passing by an incense temple.
Jia Dao of the middle Tang period connects poetry and religion in a profound, short piece.