The Vitality of the Lyric Voice
Shih Poetry from the Late Han to the T'ang
Edited by Shuen-fu Lin & Stephen Owen


This volume presents twelve essays on the evolution of shih poetry from the second to the tenth century, the period that began with the sudden flowering of shih poetry in live-character meter and culminated in the T'ang, the golden age of classical Chinese poetry.

First published in 1987.

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