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Cathay is a collection of classical Chinese poems by Li Bai, interpreted by the American poet Ezra Pound. Though Pound didn’t speak Chinese, he based his translations on notes by Ernest Fenollosa, in the process setting a benchmark for modernist translations. The interpretative nature of Pound’s work broke new ground in the treatment of poetry, and his status as an outsider allowed him a creative space not available to more literal translators. Cathay stands… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Camphor Press Ltd (March 22, 2018)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 32 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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