Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

Songs of Chu 《楚辭》

An early collection of Warring States poemsby 屈原 Qu Yuan, compiled by Liu Xiang 劉向 in the Han

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Source

Wikisource, accessed 2018-05-11, https://zh.wikisource.org/wiki/楚辭.

English translations

  1. Yuan, Qu and David Hawkes tr., 2000, “Chapter 5. The Songs of the South: Shammanism and Poetry” in John Minford and Joseph S M Lau eds. Classical Chinese Literature: From Antiquity to the Tang Dynasty, New York: Columbia University Press, p 237-265.
  2. Owen, Stephen 1997 An Anthology of Chinese Literature: Beginnings to 1911, New York: W.W. Norton, pp. 155-175. Partial translation.
  3. Yuan, Qu and David Hawkes ed. and tr. 1985, The Songs of the South: An Anthology of Ancient Chinese Poems by Qu Yuan and Other Poets, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A: Penguin Classics.

Discussion

  1. Cheng Yu-Yu 2017, “Chapter 9: Text and Commetary in the Medieval Period,” in Denecke, Wiebke, Wai-Yee Li, and Xiaofei Tian (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000 BCE-900CE), e-book, New York: Oxford University Press, p. 125.
  2. Tian, Xiaofei 2017, “Chapter 15: Collections (集),” in Denecke, Wiebke, Wai-Yee Li, and Xiaofei Tian (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000 BCE-900CE), e-book, New York: Oxford University Press, p. 219.
  3. Idema, W L and Haft, L 1997, A Guide to Chinese Literature, Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, pp. 95-97.