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Arboreal Poems from China’s Classic of Poetry


EDWARD L. SHAUGHNESSY The Classic of Poetry is the oldest collection of poetry from China, with 305 poems in total from the beginning of the Zhou dynasty (1045-256 BCE), the oldest from about 1000 BCE, the youngest from about 600…

The sound of one hand clapping


Question: What is the sound of one hand clapping? Answer: Poetry. In occasion of the forthcoming publication of his book Changing, the British poet Richard Berengarten will be an international guest at the Silk Road Poetry Week in Xichang, Sichuan,…