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Anthology of Chinese Literature : Beginnings to 1911

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Summary

This collection of over 600 pieces, translated with great clarity and sense of the original, presents the tradition in historical and aesthetic context. Moving roughly chronologically through the tradition, An Anthology of Chinese Literature gathers texts in a variety of genres'”songs, letters, anecdotes, poetry, political oratory, plays, traditional literary theory, and more'”to show how the essential texts build on and echo each other. Coupled with highly readable commentary, this innovative structure uniquely highlights the interplay among Chinese literature, culture, and history.

Table of Contents

Timeline xxxv
Introduction xxxix
A Note on Translation xliii
Early China
EARLY CHINA: INTRODUCTION 3(218)
The Classic of Poetry: Beginnings
10(20)
Classic of Poetry CCLXXII ``We Have in Hand''
10(1)
Classic of Poetry CCXC ``Mowing Grasses''
11(1)
The Zhou Founding
11(1)
Classic of Poetry CCXLV ``She Bore the Folk''
12(2)
Historical Records, ``Chronicles of Zhou''
14(1)
Classic of Poetry CCL ``Liu the Duke''
15(1)
Classic of Poetry CCXXXVII ``Spreading''
16(2)
The Zhuang-zi, ``Renouncing Kingship''
18(1)
Classic of Poetry CCXXXVI ``The Greater Brightness''
18(2)
Classic of Poetry CCLV ``Overbearing''
20(2)
Classic of Poetry CCLXII ``Yangzi and Han''
22(1)
Classic of Poetry CLXVIII ``Bringing Forth the Chariots''
23(1)
Classic of Poetry CLXXVII ``Sixth Month''
24(2)
Human Sacrifice: Making Exchanges
26(1)
Classic of Poetry CXXXI ``Yellow Bird''
26(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 6th year of Duke Wen (620 B.C.)
27(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 19th year of Duke Xi (640 B.C.)
27(1)
from Mencius I A, 7
28(2)
The Classic of Poetry: ``Airs''
30(28)
Classic of Poetry I ``Fishhawk''
30(1)
Classic of Poetry IX ``The Han So Wide''
31(2)
Other Voices in the Tradition
33(1)
Songs of My Cares II
33(1)
Ruan Ji
Written at Wan Mountain Pool
33(1)
Meng Hao-ran
Correspondences
34(1)
Classic of Poetry VI ``Peach Tree Soft and Tender''
34(1)
Classic of Poetry X ``Bluffs of the Ru''
34(1)
Classic of Poetry XLI ``North Wind''
35(1)
Classic of Poetry XII ``Magpie's Nest''
35(1)
Classic of Poetry XX ``Plums Are Falling''
36(1)
Classic of Poetry XXIII ``Dead Roe Deer''
36(1)
Classic of Poetry XXX ``First the Winds''
36(1)
Classic of Poetry XXXV ``Valley Winds''
37(1)
Classic of Poetry XC ``Wind and Rain''
38(1)
Classic of Poetry XLVI ``Thorn-Vine on the Wall''
39(1)
Classic of Poetry LI ``Rainbow''
39(1)
Classic of Poetry LXIII ``Fox''
39(1)
Classic of Poetry XCIV ``Creepers on the Moorland''
40(1)
Classic of Poetry CXL ``Willows by the Eastern Gate''
40(1)
Classic of Poetry CLXXXIV ``Crane Cries Out''
40(1)
Classic of Poetry V ``Grasshoppers' Wings''
41(1)
Classic of Poetry CLXVII ``Gather the Fiddleheads''
41(2)
Classic of Poetry IV ``Trees with Bending Boughs''
43(1)
Classic of Poetry VII ``Rabbit Snare''
43(1)
Classic of Poetry LIX ``Bamboo Pole''
43(1)
Understanding and Misunderstanding: The Need to Explain
44(1)
Classic of Poetry XLII ``Gentle Girl''
44(1)
Classic of Poetry LXI ``The River Is Broad''
44(1)
Classic of Poetry LXIV ``Quince''
45(1)
Classic of Poetry LXV ``Millet Lush''
45(1)
Classic of Poetry LXXVI ``Zhong-zi, Please''
46(1)
Classic of Poetry XXVI ``Boat of Cypress''
47(1)
Classic of Poetry XLV ``Boat of Cypress''
47(1)
Other Poems
48(1)
Classic of Poetry XCV ``Zhen and Wei''
48(1)
Classic of Poetry CXXXVII ``Eastern Gate's White Elms''
49(1)
Classic of Poetry CXI ``Within Ten Acres''
49(1)
Classic of Poetry XVII ``Dew on the Way''
49(1)
Classic of Poetry XXXIV ``Dry Leaves on the Gourd''
50(1)
Classic of Poetry LVI ``We Had Our Delight''
50(1)
Classic of Poetry LXXXI ``I Went Along the Broad Road''
51(1)
Classic of Poetry LXXXII ``Rooster Crows''
51(1)
Classic of Poetry CXXXIII ``No Clothes''
52(1)
Classic of Poetry CXIII ``Huge Rat''
52(1)
Classic of Poetry CVII ``Sandals of Straw''
53(1)
Courtship, Marriage, and Love
53(1)
Classic of Poetry CXXXVIII ``Barred Gate''
53(1)
Classic of Poetry XXIV ``Ah, How Splendid''
54(1)
Classic of Poetry CLVIII ``Cutting the Haft''
54(1)
Classic of Poetry XXII ``The River Has Its Forkings''
54(1)
Classic of Poetry XLVIII ``In the Mulberries''
55(1)
Classic of Poetry LXVI ``My Prince Has Taken the Field''
55(1)
Classic of Poetry LXXIII ``Great Cart''
56(1)
Classic of Poetry LXXVII ``Shu Is on a Field Hunt''
56(1)
Classic of Poetry LXXXVII ``Lift Your Kilts''
57(1)
Using the Poems and Early Interpretation
58(19)
Analects XVII.9
58(1)
Analects II.2
58(1)
Analects I.15
59(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 31st year of Duke Xiang (542 B.C.)
59(1)
The Zhuang-zi, ``Outer Things''
60(1)
Mencius II A, 2.xi, xvii
61(1)
Mencius V A, 4.ii
61(1)
Mencius V B, 8.ii
62(1)
Classic of Documents (Shu jing), ``Canon of Shun''
63(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 25th Year of Duke Xiang (548 B.C.)
63(1)
Classic of Changes, ``Appended Discourses''
63(1)
``Elucidation of the Images'' (Classic of Changes)
63(1)
Wang Bi
from the Zhuang-zi, ``The Way of Heaven''
64(1)
The ``Great Preface'' to the Classic of Poetry
64(3)
Selections from the ``Record of Music'' (Yue ji) (3 sections)
67(4)
Other Voices in the Tradition
71(1)
Peony Pavilion (1598)
71(1)
Tang Xian-zu
from Scene VII: The Schoolroom for Women
71(3)
from Scene IX: Getting the Garden in Order
74(3)
Early Narrative
77(25)
Two Sad Stories of Good Behavior
77(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 12th year of Duke Xuan (597 B.C.)
78(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 22nd year of Duke Xi (638 B.C.)
78(1)
An Exegetical Literature
79(1)
Analects II.10
79(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 14th year of Duke Zhuang (680 B.C.)
79(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 3rd year of Duke Ding (507 B.C.)
80(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 3rd year of Duke Xuan (606 B.C.)
80(2)
Heroes of the Will
81(1)
from the Schemes of the Warring States
82(2)
Zhan-guo ce
Swindles and Bad Exchanges: The Problems Surrounding Bian He's Jade
83(1)
``He's Jade,'' (or ``Bian He's Jade'') from the Han Fei-zi
84(1)
Historical Records (Shi-ji), from the ``Biographies of Lian Bo and Lin Xiang-ru''
84(4)
The Story of Wu Zi-xu
87(1)
Historical Records, ``Biography of Wu Zi-xu''
88(9)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 20th year of Duke Zhao (522 B.C.)
97(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 4th year of Duke Ding (506 B.C.)
98(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 11th year of Duke Ai (484 B.C.)
99(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
99(1)
A Winter ``White Linen Song''
100(1)
Yuan Zhen
to ``Eight-Note Gan-zhou,'' Visiting the Magic Cliff with Various Gentlemen of the Transport Office
101(1)
Wu Wen-ying
Early Literary Prose: The Delight of Words
102(22)
The Wind (Western Han?)
102(2)
``Of Swords''
104(4)
Zhuang-zi
from the Zhuang-zi, ``Heaven's Motions''
108(2)
Tian-yun
The Poetic Exposition on the Owl
110(3)
Jia Yi
The Zhuang-zi
113(1)
``Discourse on Thinking of Things as Being on the Same Level''
113(9)
Qi-wu lun
Coda
122(1)
The Old Airs IX
122(2)
Li Bo
Early Political Oratory
124(11)
Classic of Documents, ``Tang's Vow''
124(1)
The Zuo Tradition, an entry for the 26th year of Duke Zhao (516 B.C.)
125(3)
from the Schemes of the Warring States
128(2)
Letter of Protest to the Prince of Wu
130(3)
Mei Sheng
from the Zhuang-zi, ``Attaining Life''
133(2)
Da-sheng
Si-ma Qian (ca. 145-ca. 85 B.C.)
135(20)
Letter in Reply to Ren An
136(6)
The Biography of Bo Yi and Shu Qi
142(3)
The Prince of Wei
145(7)
from ``Biographies of the Assassins''
152(3)
Nie Zheng
The Chu-ci: ``Lyrics of Chu''
155(21)
``The Nine Songs''
156(1)
The Sovereign of the East: The One
156(1)
Dong-huang Tai-yi
Lord in the Clouds
156(1)
Yun-zhong jun
The Lady of the Xiang River
157(1)
Xiang jun
The Senior Master of Lifespans
158(1)
Da si-ming
The Junior Master of Lifespans (Shao-si-ming), ``Lord Iris''
158(1)
The Lord of the East
159(1)
Dong-jun
The Yellow River's Earl
160(1)
He-bo
The Hill Wraith
160(1)
Shan gui
The Kingdom's Dead
161(1)
Guo-shang
Rites for Souls
162(14)
Li hun
The Li Sao
162(14)
The Chu-ci Tradition
176(28)
Journeys Heavenly and Earthly
176(1)
Far Roaming
176(6)
The Great One
182(2)
Si-ma Xiang-ru
Songs of My Cares LXVIII
184(1)
Ruan Ji
Wandering to the Tian-tai Mountains
185(4)
Sun Chuo
The Encounter with the Goddess
189(1)
Song Yu (attributed), The Poetic Exposition on Gao-tang (opening)
189(1)
The Goddess
190(4)
The Goddess of the Luo
194(4)
Cao Zhi
Other Voices in the Tradition
198(1)
``Accounts of Marvels'' (Chuan-qi): Xiao Kuang (opening section)
198(1)
Pei Xing
Songs for the Goddess' Shrine on Fish Mountain
199(1)
Wang Wei
Song Welcoming the Goddess
199(1)
Song Sending the Goddess on Her Way
199(1)
String Music for the Gods
199(1)
Li He
Written on the Temple of Mount Xiao
200(1)
Wen Ting
Shrine by the River
200(1)
Guan-xiu
Wu Mountain
201(3)
Su Shi
Calling Back the Soul
204(11)
``Calling Back the Soul''
204(7)
Zhao hun
``Calling Back the Recluse''
211(1)
Zhao yin-shi
Other Voices in the Tradition
212(1)
Seven Sorrows
212(1)
Ruan Yu
Pall Bearer's Song II
212(1)
Tao Qian
Hard Ways to Shu
213(2)
Li Bo
Interlude Between the ``Lyrics of Chu'' and Yue-fu: ``The Biography of Lady Li''
215(6)
The Han History, from ``The Biographies of the Imperial In-Laws''
215(6)
The Chinese ``Middle Ages''
THE CHINESE `` MIDDLE AGES'': INTRODUCTION 221(144)
Yue-fu
227(22)
Heaven Above (Western Han yue-fu)
227(1)
The One I Love (Western Han yue-fu)
227(1)
South of the Walls We Fought (Western Han yue-fu)
228(1)
East of Ping-ling (Eastern Han?)
229(1)
Prelude: White Swans in Pairs (Eastern Han?)
230(1)
Cocks Crow (Eastern Han?)
230(1)
Meeting (Eastern Han?)
231(1)
Chang-an Has Narrow Alleys (Eastern Han?)
232(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
243
The Sensual Charms of the Three Wives
233(1)
Shen Yue
Song of White Hair (Eastern Han?)
233(1)
Mulberries by the Path (Eastern Han?)
234(1)
Officer of the Guard (Eastern Han)
235(1)
Xin Yan-nian
I Watered My Horse at a Spring by the Wall
236(2)
Chen Lin
Yue-fu of the South
237(1)
Zi-ye Songs
238(1)
I-II
238(1)
XII
238(1)
XVI
238(1)
XIX-XX
238(1)
XXIII-XXIV
238(1)
XXXIII
239(1)
XXXVI
239(1)
The Zi-ye Songs of the Four Seasons
239(1)
Spring Songs
239(1)
VI
239(1)
IX-X
239(1)
Winter Songs
239(1)
XIII
239(1)
``I Ride the Coach with Polished Sides''
240(1)
Little Su
Yang Pan-er (also Du-qu Song)
240(1)
Yue-fu of the Northern Dynasties
240(1)
Qi-yu Songs (Northern Dynasties yue-fu), I, IV
240(1)
Song of the Prince of Lang-ya (Northern Dynasties yue-fu)
241(1)
The Ballad of Mu-lan (Northern Dynasties yue-fu, 4th-6th century)
241(2)
Breaking the Branches of Willows (Northern Dynasties yue-fu), I-III
243(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition: The Later Lineages of Yue-fu
243(1)
South of the Walls We Fought
244(1)
Li Bo
South of the Wall We Fought
245(1)
Wang Shi-zhen
South of the Walls We Fought
246(1)
Li Ye-si
Yang Pan-er
247(1)
Li Bo
Anonymous song lyric to ``Boddhisattva Barbarian'' (9th-10th century)
247(2)
The Beginnings of Classical Poetry (Shi)
249(25)
Parting and Going Off
250(1)
East Gate (Eastern Han? yue-fu)
250(1)
Anonymous Old Poem (attributed to Su Wu)
251(1)
Anonymous Old Poem (attributed to Su Wu)
251(1)
Seven Sorrows I
252(1)
Wang Can
Songs of My Cares III
253(1)
Ruan Ji
Longing on the Road
253(1)
Nineteen Old Poems I
253(1)
To His Wife (first of three) (attributed)
254(1)
Qin Jia
Coming to the City
255(1)
Nineteen Old Poems III
255(1)
Nineteen Old Poems IV
255(1)
Alone at Night
256(1)
Nineteen Old Poems XIX
256(1)
Seven Sorrows II
256(1)
Wang Can
Songs of My Cares I
256(1)
Ruan Ji
Nineteen Old Poems X
257(1)
to ``Gods on the Magpie Bridge''
257(1)
Qin Guan
The Message and Gift
258(1)
Watering My Horse by the Great Wall (Eastern Han?)
258(1)
Ninteen Old Poems IX
258(1)
The Stranger and the Woman
258(1)
Prelude (Eastern Han? yue-fu)
259(1)
Nineteen Old Poems II
259(1)
Nineteen Old Poems V
259(1)
Impermanence and Disillusion
260(1)
Nineteen Old Poems XIII
260(1)
Nineteen Old Poems XIV
260(1)
Nineteen Old Poems XV
261(1)
The Return
261(1)
Anonymous Old Poem
261(1)
Sending Off Mr. Ying (first of two)
262(1)
Cao Zhi
Coda: Reencounter
262(1)
Old Poem
262(1)
The Poets
262(1)
The Bitter Cold
263(1)
Cao Cao
With the Army V
264(1)
Wang Can
Unclassified Poem
265(1)
Liu Zhen
Unclassified Poem I
265(1)
Cao Zhi
Chamber Thoughts III
266(1)
Xu Gan
Three versions of ``Since You Have Gone Away''
266(1)
Yan Shi-bo
Wang Rong
Chen Shu-bao
Cao Zhi (192--232)
267(1)
Presented to Cao Biao, Prince of Bai-ma
267(3)
Song of a Brown Wren in Wild Fields
270(1)
yue-fu
Unclassified Poem II
270(1)
Ruan Ji (210--263)
270(1)
Songs of My Cares XVI
271(1)
Songs of My Cares VI
271(1)
Songs of My Cares XXXIII
271(1)
Turning Away
272(1)
Calling to the Recluse
272(1)
Lu Ji
Calling to the Recluse I
273(1)
Zuo Si
Feast
274(21)
Classic of Poetry CXV ``Hawthorn on the Mountain''
274(1)
Classic of Poetry CXIV ``Cricket''
275(1)
Classic of Poetry CLXI ``Deer Cry''
275(1)
from ``Calling Back the Soul''
276(1)
Song of the Autumn Wind
277(1)
Chen Lin (d. 217), [no title]
278(1)
Dew on the Onion Grass (Han funeral song)
278(1)
The Graveyard (Han funeral song)
278(1)
West Gate (anonymous yue-fu, Eastern Han?)
279(1)
Grand (anonymous yue-fu, Eastern Han?)
279(1)
Short Song
280(1)
Cao Cao
Grand (yue-fu)
281(1)
Cao Pi
Public Banquet
282(1)
Cao Zhi
Preface to the ``Orchid Pavilion Poems''
283(1)
Wang Xi-zhi
Bring In the Wine
284(1)
Li Bo
Having Fallen Off My Horse Drunk, Various Gentlemen Come to Visit Me Bringing Wine
285(2)
Du Fu
Drunk, to Zhang Shu of the Imperial Library
287(1)
Han Yu
Inviting Writers to Drink
288(1)
Meng Jiao
Bring In the Wine
289(1)
Li He
An Invitation for Mr. Liu
289(1)
Bo Ju-yi
to ``The Pleasures of Kicking the Football''
290(1)
Feng Yan-si
to ``Washing Creek Sands''
290(1)
Yan Shu
Huan xi sha
to ``Reaching Golden Gates''
290(1)
Ye jin-men
to ``Fragrance Fills the Yard'' (Man ting fang). Written on a summer day at Wu-xiang Mountain in Li-shui
291(1)
Zhou Bang-yan
The Poetic Exposition on Red Cliff
292(3)
Su Shi
Anecdotes, Parables, and Profound Jokes
295(16)
from the Zhuang-zi
295(4)
from the Han Fei-zi (3rd century B.C.)
299(1)
from Discourses of the Domains (Guo-yu) (3rd century B.C.)
300(1)
from the Huai-nan-zi (2nd century B.C.)
301(1)
from The Park of Stories (Shuo-yuan) (1st century B.C.)
301(1)
from the Lie-zi (?-A.D. 300)
302(3)
from The Forest of Jokes (Xiao-lin) (3rd century A.D.)
305(1)
from The Forest of Tales (Yi-lin) (362)
305(1)
from Sundry Accounts of the Western Capital (Xi-jing za-ji) (3rd century)
306(1)
from New Stories and Tales of the Times (Shi-shuo xin-yu)
307(2)
Liu Yi-qing (403--444)
An Account of Peach Blossom Spring
309(2)
Tao Qian
The Poetry of the Southern Dynasties
311(24)
Tao Qian (Tao Yuan-ming, 365--427)
312(1)
Confucius, Analects XI.26
312(1)
Seasons Shift
313(1)
Biography of Master Five Willows
314(1)
Dwelling in Peace on the Double Ninth
315(1)
Drinking Wine V
316(1)
Returning to Dwell in Gardens and Fields I
316(1)
Moving My Dwelling I
317(1)
The Sixth Month of 408: We Had a Fire
317(1)
Begging
318(1)
Reading the Classic of Mountains and Seas I
318(1)
Xie Ling-yun (385--433)
319(1)
Fu-chun Isle
319(1)
Written on the Lake, Returning from the Chapel at Stone Cliff
320(1)
Climbing an Upper Story by the Pool
321(1)
Visiting the Southern Pavilion
322(1)
Bao Zhao (ca. 414--466)
323(1)
Hard Traveling IV
323(1)
Hard Traveling II
323(1)
Hard Traveling VI
324(1)
Song of the Bright Moon
324(2)
The Southern Courts
325(1)
Performers on the Terrace of the Bronze Sparrow
326(1)
He Xun
A Companion Piece for Xie Jing's ``Terrace of the Bronze Sparrow''
326(1)
Xie Tiao
Song of Yong-zhou: II North Isle
327(1)
Xiao Gang
Source of Pain II
327(1)
Song: Every Night
327(1)
Roaming in the North Park by Night
327(1)
Sending a Palace Lady Back by Night to the Rear Boat
327(1)
On a Lone Duck
327(1)
New Swallows
328(1)
The Reflection of a High Building in the Water
328(1)
Zi-ye Song
328(1)
Liu Yan
Going Out Early and Meeting an Old Love, I Give This to Her in Her Carriage
328(1)
Shen Yue
Song on Reflections in Water
328(1)
Madam Shen
Quatrains on Various Topics I
328(1)
Wu Jun
Spring Longings
329(1)
Wang Seng-ru
On a Woman Unwilling to Come Forth
329(1)
Liu Xiao-chuo
Respectfully Answering ``Drifting on the River''
329(2)
Yu Xin
Study in the Hills
330(1)
A Companion Piece for Grand Master Yan's ``Newly Cleared Skies''
330(1)
The Image of the Southern Dynasties
330(1)
A Ballad of the Yong-jia
331(1)
Zhang Ji
A Song of Lord Xie's Villa
332(2)
Wen Ting-yun
Song for the Bank Where the Cock Crowed
333(1)
In Jin-ling: A Second Series on Watching a Chess Game (one of six) (1647)
334(1)
Qian Qian-yi
Traditional Literary Theory
335(30)
The Poetic Exposition on Literature (Wen fu)
336(7)
Lu Ji (261--303)
Wen-xin diao-long (``The Literary Mind Carves Dragons'')
343(16)
Liu Xie
Its Source in the Way: Chapter 1
344(2)
Spirit Thought: Chapter 26
346(3)
Nature and Form: Chapter 27
349(2)
Continuity and Variation: Chapter 29
351(2)
Determination of Momentum: Chapter 30 (selection)
353(1)
Hidden and Out-standing: Chapter 40
354(1)
The Sensuous Colors of Physical Things: Chapter 46
355(3)
The One Who Knows the Tone: Chapter 48 (selection)
358(1)
A Discourse on Literature (Lun-wen)
359(6)
Cao Pi
The Tang Dynasty
THE TANG DYNASTY: INTRODUCTION 365(188)
Tang Poetry: General Introduction
371(14)
Occasions: ``Sorry to Have Missed You''
371(1)
Nominally of the Bureau of Forestry, When He Stopped by My Villa at Lan-tian
371(1)
Wang Wei
Mr. Su
Going to Visit Censor Wang on My Day Off and Not Finding Him Home
372(1)
Wei Ying-wu
Walking in the Hills and Looking for the Recluse, But Finding Him Not In
372(1)
Qiu Wei
Looking for the Recluse and Not Finding Him Home
373(1)
Jia Dao
Spending the Night in Reverend Ye's Mountain Chamber. I was expecting the senior Mr. Ding, but he did not come
373(1)
Meng Hao-ran
I Chanced on Rain at Wang-kou and Recalled Mount Zhong-nan: Thus I Offered the Following Quatrain
374(1)
Pei Di
Answering Pei Di
374(1)
Wang Wei
Parting
374(1)
Sending Mr. Yuan on His Way on a Mission to An-xi
375(1)
Wang Wei
Parting
375(1)
Parting from Mr. Xue at Guang-ling
375(1)
Meng Hao-ran
Sending a Friend on His Way
376(3)
Li Bo
A Song of Ming-gao: Sending Off Mr. Cen, a Gentleman in Retirement Who Was Summoned to Court
376(2)
Other Poem Types
378(1)
On the Set Topic: ``Wild Goose on the Sands''
379(1)
Geng Wei
Lone Wild Goose
379(1)
Du Fu
Early Migrating Geese
380(1)
Du Mu
Character Types and Vignettes
380(1)
Palace Lyrics XCV
381(1)
Wang Jian
Song of the Southland
381(1)
Yu Hu
Lotus-Picking Song
381(2)
Li Bo
Lyrics for the Girls of Yue I--V
382(1)
Lotus-Picking Song
383(1)
Bo Ju-yi
An Example of Verse Form
383(1)
Stopping by the Temple of Incense Massed
384(1)
Wang Wei
High Tang Poetry
385(28)
Wang Wei (ca. 699--761)
385(1)
Perspective, Motion, and Attention
386(1)
Written Crossing the Yellow River to Qing-he
386(1)
Watching a Hunt
386(1)
Sight-Seeing in the Moors Outside of Liang-zhou
387(1)
The Image of the Farmer
387(1)
Farming Homes by Wei River
387(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
388(1)
Classic of Poetry XXXVI ``Hard Straits''
388(1)
Returning to Dwell in Gardens and Fields III
388(1)
Tao Qian
Stopping by the Manor of an Old Friend
389(1)
Meng Hao-ran
Gazing into the Wilds Under Newly Cleared Skies
389(1)
To Pei Di
389(1)
The Quiet Life
390(1)
When Living Quietly at Wang-chuan I Gave This to Pei Di
390(1)
Villa on Zhong-nan Mountain
390(1)
Answering Magistrate Zhang
390(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
391(1)
The Fisherman (Chu-ci, author unknown, 3rd century B.C.?)
391(1)
The ``Wang Stream Collection''
392(1)
The Hollow by Meng's Walls
392(1)
Hua-zi Hill
392(1)
Fine-Grained Apricot Wood Lodge
392(1)
Jin Bamboo Ridge
393(1)
Deer Fence
393(1)
Magnolia Fence
393(1)
Dogwood Strand
393(1)
The Lane of Palace Ash Trees
393(1)
Pavilion Overlooking the Lake
393(1)
South Cottage
394(1)
Lake Qi
394(1)
Willow Waves
394(1)
Rapids by the Luan Trees
394(1)
Gold Dust Spring
394(1)
White Stone Rapids
394(1)
North Cottage
395(1)
Lodge in the Bamboo
395(1)
Magnolia Dell
395(1)
Lacquer Tree Garden
395(1)
Pepper Tree Garden
395(1)
Meng Hao-ran (ca. 689--740)
395(1)
Going from Luo-yang to Yue
396(1)
Gazing from a Boat in the Early Morning
396(1)
Early Cold on the River: Something on My Mind
396(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
397(1)
Confucius, Analects XVIII.6
397(1)
Li Bo (701--762)
397(1)
Legends and Characters of the Yue-fu
398(1)
Parted by Great Distances
398(1)
The Crows Cry by Night
399(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
399(1)
``Songs of the West,'' The Crows Cry by Night IV
400(1)
Anonymous
Reproach
400(1)
The Undying
400(1)
The Old Airs V
400(1)
The Old Airs VII
401(1)
A Song on Visiting Heaven's Crone Mountain in a Dream: On Parting
401(2)
Dialogue in the Mountains
403(1)
Poems Almost of this World
403(1)
Drinking Alone by Moonlight
403(1)
Summer Day in the Mountains
404(1)
Rising Drunk on a Spring Day, Telling My Intent
404(1)
Getting Out What I Feel
404(1)
A Lament for Old Mr. Ji, the Finest Brewer in Xuan-cheng
404(1)
Han-shan: The Master of Cold Mountain
404(1)
III
405(1)
XVI
405(1)
XXXII
405(1)
CCXXXII
406(1)
CCXXXIII
406(1)
The High Tang Quatrain
406(1)
Peach Blossom Creek
406(1)
Zhang Xu
Song of Liang-zhou
407(1)
Wang Han
Song of Liang-zhou
407(1)
Wang Zhi-huan
Parting
408(1)
Climbing Stork Tower
408(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
408(1)
Parting
408(1)
Zhang Rong
Song of Xiang-yang
408(1)
Cui Guo-fu
Midcurrent Song
409(1)
A Little Chang-gan Song
409(1)
Army Song
409(1)
Wang Chang-ling
Song of the Spring Palace
409(1)
Reproach in the Women's Chambers
410(1)
The Roads of Luo-yang: Presented to the Director Lu Xiang (one of five)
410(1)
Chu Guang-xi
Song of the Southland (one of four)
410(1)
Painting of a Pine
410(1)
Jing-yun (monk)
On the Terrace of Cang Jie's Invention of Characters at the San-hui Temple
411(1)
Cen Shen
An Outing On Lake Dong-Ting
411(1)
I Go on an Excursion on Lake Dong-ting (four of five poems)
411(1)
Li Bo
My Kinsman Li Ye
Jia Zhi
On First Arriving in Ba-ling, Joining Li Bo and Pei, We Go Boating on Lake Dong-ting (two of three)
412(1)
Jia Zhi
Du Fu (712--770)
413(28)
Early Du Fu
413(1)
Another Poem on Mr. Zheng's Eastern Pavilion
414(1)
A Mei-pi Lake Song
414(2)
Boating on the Reservoir West of the City
416(1)
Giving Account of Oneself
416(1)
A Song of My Cares When Going from the Capital to Feng-xian
417(3)
The Poetry of the Rebellion
420(1)
The View in Spring
420(1)
Lament for Chen-tao
421(1)
Lament for Greenslope
421(1)
Lament by the River
422(1)
Jiang Village (two of three)
423(1)
Bending River (first of two)
424(1)
The Officer at Tong Pass
425(1)
Qin-zhou and Cheng-du
425(1)
Taking Down a Trellis
426(1)
I Stand Alone
426(1)
The River Flooded
427(1)
River Village
427(1)
Enjoying Rain on a Spring Night
427(1)
On Painting
428(1)
Painted Hawk
428(1)
Ballad of the Painted Eagle
428(1)
Song of a Painting
429(3)
Kui-zhou and Du Fu's Final Years
431(1)
The Diagram of Eight Formations
432(1)
Ballad of an Old Cypress
432(2)
Autumn Stirrings (eight poems)
434(5)
Quatrain
439(1)
Where Yangzi Meets the Han
439(1)
End of Spring: On My Newly Rented Thatched Cottage at Rang-xi III
439(1)
Night's Midpoint
439(1)
Sunlight Cast Back
440(1)
Interlude: Xuan-zong and Yang the Prized Consort
441(18)
Song of Lasting Pain
442(6)
Bo Ju-yi
An Account to Go with the ``Song of Lasting Pain''
448(4)
Chen Hong
On Passing by Hua-qing Palace (three quatrains)
452(1)
Du Mu
Gazing on Hua-qing Palace at Daybreak
453(1)
Wang Jian
Dragon Pool
454(1)
Li Shang-yin
Stirred by Something at Mount Li
454(1)
Ballad of the Former Palace
454(1)
Wang Jian
Passing by Lace-Crest Palace
455(1)
Addendum: ``The Whirl''
455(1)
The Girl Who Danced the Whirl
455(2)
Yuan Zhen
The Girl Who Danced the Whirl
457(2)
Bo Ju-yi
Tang Literature of the Frontier
459(19)
Crossing the Barrier Mountains
460(1)
Zhang Zheng-jian
I Watered My Horse at a Spring by the Wall: Imitating the Old Ballad
460(1)
Yu Shi-nan
Falling Snow: A Song
461(1)
Lu Zhao-lin
With the Army: A Ballad
461(1)
Luo Bin-wang
The High Tang Frontier Poem
462(1)
Out the Passes
462(1)
Wang Chang-ling
With the Army: A Ballad
462(1)
Wang Wei
Long-xi: A Ballad
463(1)
The Old Airs XIV
463(2)
Li Bo
Moon Over the Mountain Passes
464(1)
The Turks Are Gone!
465(1)
Variation on ``Hard Traveling''
465(1)
Wang Chang-ling
By the Passes: A Song (second of a set)
466(1)
Song of White Snow: Sending Off Assistant Wu on His Return to the Capital
466(2)
Cen Shen
The Ballad of Running Horse River: Sending Off the Army on a Western Campaign
467(1)
The Army Wagons: A Ballad
468(2)
Du Fu
Mid-and Late Tang Frontier Poetry
469(1)
By the Passes
470(1)
Lu Lun
With the Army: A Ballad
470(1)
Wang Jian
Long-tou Ballad
470(1)
Zhang Ji
Song for the Governor of Wild Goose Barrier
471(1)
Li He
By the Passes: A Song
471(1)
By the Passes: Songs (second of four)
472(1)
Guan Xiu
Du Fu: The Formation of a Soldier
472(1)
Out to the Frontier (first series) I--IX
473(2)
Aftermath
475(1)
A Lamentation at an Ancient Battlefield
475(2)
Li Hua
Coda
477(1)
Encountering a Wounded Soldier
477(1)
Lu Lun
Mid-and Late Tang Poetry
478(40)
Meng Jiao (751--814)
478(1)
Tormented
479(1)
Lying Sick
479(1)
What Was in My Heart on a Spring Day
480(1)
Informal Composition
480(1)
What Came to Me in a Mood
480(1)
Plagiarizing Poems
481(1)
Old Man's Bitterness
481(1)
Something Touched Me One Night and I Try to Get It Out
481(1)
Autumn Cares II
482(1)
A Visit to the South Mountains
482(1)
A Ballad of Mount Jing
482(1)
Seeing Off Reverend Dan XII
482(1)
Answering a Friend's Gift of Charcoal
483(1)
I tried to climb Zhao-cheng tower...
483(1)
Han Yu (768--824)
484(1)
Autumn Thoughts (eighth of eleven)
484(1)
Visiting the Temple of Mount Heng, Then Spending the Night at the Buddhist Monastery: I Wrote This on the Gate Tower
485(2)
Written Playfully to Zhang Ji
487(1)
Mountain Stones
488(1)
Li He (791--817)
489(1)
Song of an Arrowhead from the Battlefield of Chang-ping
489(1)
Little Su's Tomb
490(1)
Dream of Heaven
491(1)
Song of a Young Nobleman at the End of Night
491(1)
Release from Melancholy: Song (written under the flowers)
491(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
492(1)
from History of the Eastern Han
492(1)
Long Songs Following Short Songs
493(1)
The King of Qin Drinking
493(2)
Don't Go Out the Gate!
495(1)
Don't Plant Trees
496(1)
Bo Ju-yi (772--846)
496(1)
On My Portrait
496(1)
What Came to Mind When Chanting My Poems
497(1)
Reciting Aloud, Alone in the Mountains
498(1)
On My Laziness
498(1)
Choosing a Dwelling Place in Luo-yang
499(1)
Eating Bamboo Shoots
500(1)
Winter Night
500(1)
Salt Merchant's Wife (in hatred of profiteers)
501(2)
Du Mu (803--852)
502(1)
Pouring Wine Alone
503(1)
Written on the Kai-yuan Temple at Xuan-zhou
503(1)
I Wrote This on the Tower...
504(1)
Spring in the Southland
504(1)
Three Poems Thinking on Past Travels
505(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
505(1)
Quitting My Post at He-zhou and Visiting Jian-kang
505(1)
Liu Yu-xi
Going Out on the Le-you Plain
506(1)
Late Autumn in the Qi-an District
506(1)
A Quatrain on the Pool Behind the District Office in Qi-an
507(1)
Egrets
507(1)
At the Yangzi and Han
507(1)
Sent to Judge Han Chuo in Yang-zhou
507(1)
The Yellow River at Bian-zhou Blocked by Ice
508(1)
A Quatrain Written on the Road
508(1)
Other Voices in the Tradition
508(1)
The Pavilion of Revising History
508(1)
Si-kong Tu
Yu Xuan-ji (mid-9th century)
509(1)
Selling Tattered Peonies
509(1)
Visiting the Southern Tower of Chong-zhen Temple: Seeing Where the Recent Graduates of the Examination Have Written Their Names
510(1)
On Yin-wu Pavilion
510(1)
Li Shang-yin (813--858)
510(1)
Left Untitled (second of two)
511(1)
Left Untitled (one of four)
511(1)
Again Passing the Shrine of the Goddess
512(1)
Citadel of Sapphire Walls (first of three)
513(1)
Midnight
514(1)
Sunbeams Shoot
514(1)
Frost and Moon
514(1)
Chang E
515(1)
Written During the Rain One Night and Sent Back North
515(1)
The Sui Palace (2 versions)
516(2)
Tang Tales
518(35)
chuan-qi
Two Tales of Keeping Faith
518(1)
``Ren's Story''
518(8)
Shen Ji-ji
``Li Zhang-wu's Story''
526(5)
Li Jing-liang
Two Tales of Faith Broken
531(1)
``Huo Xiao-yu's Story''
531(9)
Jiang Fang
``Ying-ying's Story''
540(13)
Yuan Zhen
The Song Dynasty
THE SONG DYNASTY: INTRODUCTION 553(170)
Traditions of Song Lyric (Tang and Song Dynasties)
559(32)
Bowing to the New Moon (late 8th century, attributed to Li Duan or Geng Wei)
560(1)
``Bowing to the New Moon'' (Bai xin yue) (before 850)
560(1)
Anonymous
``The Magpie Steps on the Branch''
561(1)
Anonymous
Que ta zhi
``Washing Creek Sands''
562(1)
Anonymous
Huan xi sha
Treatment of a Motif: The Drunken Husband's Return
562(1)
``The Drunken Lord''
562(1)
Anonymous
Zui gong-zi
``Fisherman's Lyrics''
563(1)
Anonymous
Yu ge ci
``Immortal in Heaven''
563(1)
Wei Zhuang
Tian xian zi
``The Drunken Lord''
563(1)
Xue Zhao-yun
Zui gong-zi
``The Drunken Lord''
564(1)
Yin E
Zui gong-zi
``Hanging Branch Song''
564(1)
Anonymous
Tang and Five Dynasties Lyrics
565(1)
``Dream of the Southland''
565(1)
Huang-fu Song
Meng Jiang-nan
``Boddhisattva Barbarian''
565(1)
Wen Ting-yun
Pu-sa man
``Mountain Flower''
566(1)
He Ning
Shan-hua-zi
``Boddhisattva Barbarian''
566(1)
Wei Zhuang
Pu-sa man
``The South Country''
567(1)
Ou-yang Jiong
Nan xiang zi
``Washing Creek Sands''
567(1)
Huan xi sha
``Boddhisattva Barbarian''
568(1)
Li Yu
(Pu-sa man
``Pleasure in the Lovely Woman''
568(1)
Yu mei-ren
(attributed), to ``The Pleasures of Meeting''
569(1)
Xiang-jian huan
The Party Songs of the Eleventh Century
569(1)
``Breaking Through the Ranks''
569(1)
Yan Shu
Po zhen-zi
``Washing Creek Sands''
570(1)
Huan xi sha
``Butterflies Love Flowers''
570(2)
Ou-yang Xiu
Feng Yan-si
Die lian hua
``Immortal by the River''
570(1)
Lin-jiang xian
The Songs of Romance
571(1)
``Butterflies Love Flowers''
572(2)
Yan Ji-dao
Die lian hua
``Partridge Weather''
572(1)
Zhe-gu tian
``The Springtime of Marble Halls''
573(1)
Yu-lou chun
``Young Ruan Returns''
573(1)
Ruan lang gui
``Turning Back After Seeing the Flowers''
574(2)
Liu Yong
Kan-hua hui
``Joy at Midnight''
575(1)
Ye-ban le
``Gallant''
576(1)
Zhou Bang-yan
Feng-liu-zi
``Spring in the Mansion of Jade''
577(1)
Yu-lou chun
Su Shi (1037--1101)
577(1)
``Song for the River Tune''
577(1)
Shui-diao ge-fou
``Immortal by the River''
578(1)
Lin-jiang xian
``Settling Wind and Waves''
578(1)
Ding feng-bo
``The Charms of Nian-nu'' (Nian-nu jiao): Meditation on the Past at Red Cliff
579(1)
Li Qing-zhao (1084-ca. 1151)
580(1)
Like a Dream
580(1)
Ru meng ling
``Note After Note''
581(1)
Sheng-sheng man
``Southern Song''
581(1)
Nan-ge-zi
``Free-Spirited Fisherman''
582(1)
Yu-jia ao
The Early Southern Song
583(1)
``Partridge Weather''
583(1)
Lu You
Zhe-gu tian
``Clear and Even Music'' (Qing-ping yue). An account on the Censer Mountain Road
584(1)
Xin Qi-ji
``West River Moon'' (Xi jiang yue). Expressing what was on my mind
584(1)
``Ugly Slave''
584(1)
Chou nu-er
The Master Craftsmen
585(1)
``Red Filling the River''
585(2)
Jiang Kui
Man jiang hong
``Fragrance from Somewhere Unseen''
586(1)
An xiang
``Scent of Lace'' (Ji luo xiang). On spring rain
587(1)
Shi Da-zu
``Wind Enters Pines''
588(3)
Wu Wen-ying
Feng ru song
``Night-Closing Flowers'' (Ye he hua). Going along the Crane River on my way to the capital, I moored at Feng Gate and was moved to write this
589(1)
``Treading the Sedge''
589(2)
Ta suo xing
Interlude: Li Qing-zhao's Epilogue to Records on Metal and Stone
591(6)
Classical Prose
597(23)
Memorial
597x(598)
Memorial Discussing the Buddha's Bone
598(3)
Han Yu
Essay
601(1)
A Theory of Heaven
601(2)
Liu Zong-yuan
Letters
603(1)
Letter to Yuan Zhen
603(2)
Bo Ju-yi
Yuan Wei-zhi
Prefaces
605(1)
Anonymous (member of Hui-yuan's circle), A Preface for the Poems Written on an Excursion to Stonegate
605(2)
A Preface on Sending Li Yuan Back to Winding Valley
607(2)
Han Yu
Preface on Sending Xu Wu-tang Off on His Way Home South
609(2)
Ou-yang Xiu
Accounts of Visits (you-ji)
610(1)
An Account of the Small Hill West of Gu-mu Pond (from the ``Eight Accounts of Yong-zhou'')
611(2)
Liu Zong-yuan
An Account of Little Rock Rampart Mountain (from the ``Eight Accounts of Yong-zhou'')
612(1)
An Account of the Pavilion of the Drunken Old Man
613(1)
Ou-yang Xiu
Funerary Genres
614(1)
A Lament for Golden Gourd, Jin-hu
614(1)
Cao Zhi
A Sacrificial Prayer for the Dead on My Own Behalf
615(2)
Tao Qian
Parables
617(1)
``Three Cautionary Tales'': The Fawn of Lin-jiang
617(1)
Liu Zong-yuan
The Story of the Fuban, or Pack Beetle
617(1)
Informal Prose
618(1)
Written After Seeing the Paintings of Wu Dao-zi
618(1)
Su Shi
Colophon on the ``Account of the Scarlet Maple Tower''
619(1)
Fu Shan
Place
620(17)
The Master of Cold Mountain
620(1)
Tang
Account of a Visit to Lu Mountain (from The Forest of Records)
621(3)
Su Shi
Account of Stone Bell Mountain
622(2)
Thrills
624(1)
An Account of a Visit to North Mountain at Xin-cheng
624(1)
Chao Bu-zhi
Night Passage Over Two Passes
625(2)
Cheng Min-zheng
People and Places
627(1)
Preface to the ``Joint Collection of Poems on Seeking Plums on Xuan-mu Mountain''
627(2)
Wen Zheng-ming
An Account of the Pavilion on Mount Xian
629(2)
Ou-yang Xiu
A City: Yang-zhou
630(1)
Getting Something Off My Mind
631(1)
Du Mu
Presented to Someone on Parting
631(1)
Yang-zhou (first of three)
631(1)
Written on Chan-zhi Temple in Yang-zhou
632(1)
Roaming Free in Huai-nan
632(1)
Zhang Hu
to ``Yang-zhou Andante''
632(1)
Jiang Kui
to ``Moon Over West River'': on Level Mountain Hall
633(1)
Su Shi
An Account of the Reconstruction of Level Mountain Hall
634(3)
Wei Xi
The Ornaments of ``Literati'' Culture
637(26)
Connoisseurship
637(1)
Seal Script in Stone (1045)
638(2)
Ou-yang Xiu
Shi Cang-shu's ``Hall of Drunken Ink'' (1068)
640(4)
Su Shi
On the Paintings of Bamboo by Wen Tong in the Collection of Chao Bu-zhi (first of three)
642(1)
from ``An Account of Wen Tong's Paintings of the Slanted Bamboo of Yun-dang Valley''
642(1)
On the Painting of Tiered Bluffs and the Misty River in the Collection of Wang Ding-guo (1088)
643(1)
My Brother Wang Chun-fu Brings Out a Painting by the Monk Hui-chong and Engages Me to Write a Poem on It
644(2)
Wang An-shi
from Ou-yang Xiu, Remarks on Poetry
646(1)
Shi-hua
``Some Time Ago in Chen Han-qing's House in Chang-an....''
647(2)
Su Shi
Ordinary Things
649(1)
A Companion Piece to Xie Jing-chu's ``Spending the Night in My Wife's Study, Hearing Mice, and Being Greatly Troubled''
649(2)
Mei Yao-chen
In the Rain, Spending the Night in the Library of Messrs. Xie, Xu, and Pei
650(1)
At a Party Given by Fan Zhong-yan the Guests Spoke of Eating ``River-Hog,'' or the Blowfish
650(1)
A Child Playing with Ice
651(1)
Yang Wan-li
Watching Ants
651(1)
Thirteen Companion Pieces for Wen Tong's ``Garden Pool in Yang-zhou'': Bridge Over the Lake
652(1)
Su Shi
June 10, 1177, Traveling by Boat to Take Up My Post at Pi-ling...
652(1)
Yang Wan-li
East Slope
652(1)
Su Shi
Snowy Night
653(1)
Lu You
Drawing Water from the Well and Making Tea
653(1)
``Sunning Oneself'' (from Qi-dong ye-yu)
654(2)
Zhou Mi
Spending the Night at an Inn Outside the West Gate of Ji-zhou
656(1)
Chao Duan-you
August 17, Sleeping in Daytime
656(1)
Huang Ting-jian
Pastoral Scenes
656(1)
A Walk in the Wilds
657(1)
He Zhu
The Grain Is Ripe
657(1)
Kong Ping-zhong
Ox
657(1)
Ou-yang Xiu
A Description of Walking in the Meadows on Cold Food Festival (first of two)
657(1)
Fan Cheng-da
Visiting West-of-the-Mountain Village
658(1)
Lu You
Walking in the Wilds
658(1)
Various Occasions of Interest in the Fields and Gardens Through the Four Seasons
659(1)
Fan Cheng-da
XV
659(1)
XXXI
659(1)
XXXIII
659(1)
XL
659(1)
XLIV
659(1)
LII
660(1)
Wit
660(1)
Strolling Along a Juniper Path in the Morning (second of two)
660(1)
Yang Wan-li
On the Three Peaks of Magic Stone Mountain
660(1)
Lu You
Plum Blossoms III (1202)
661(1)
For Play
661(1)
Yang Wan-li
Coda: Self-Consciousness
661(1)
Meeting a Gentle Rain on the Sword-Gate Pass Road (1172)
661(2)
Lu You
In Moonlight
662(1)
Su Shi (1037--1101)
663(21)
Account of the Hall of Precious Artworks
663(2)
to ``Fragrance Fills the Yard''
665(1)
Man-ting fang
Account of the Terrace ``Passing Beyond''
665(2)
Getting Up at Night in a Boat (1079)
667(1)
Visiting White Waters. Written for my son Su Mai (from The Forest of Notes)
668(1)
Account of a Visit One Night to Cheng-tian Temple (from The Forest of Notes)
668(1)
On the Winter Festival I Visited Lone Mountain and the Two Monks Hui-jin and Hui-si (1071)
669(1)
Account of a Visit to Pine River (from The Forest of Notes)
670(2)
The Ocean Mirage at Deng-zhou (1085)
672(1)
Companion Pieces to Chen Xiang's ``Peonies on a Winter Day'' (1073) (first of four)
673(1)
from ``Eight Poems on Eastern Slope'' (1081)
674(1)
The Second Poetic Exposition on Red Cliff
675(1)
to ``Down and Out Drunk'' (Zui luo-po), Written on Leaving Jing-kou
676(1)
Tong-chao Tower at Zheng-mai Station (1100)
677(1)
Crossing the Sea, June 20, 1100
677(1)
Relationships
678(1)
A Companion Piece to Su Che's ``Thoughts of Former Times at Mian-chi''
678(1)
On the Carved Stone Screen of Wu Kui, the Han-lin Academician (1056)
679(1)
Ou-yang Xiu
Ou-yang Xiu Asks Me to Write a Poem on a Stone Screen That He Owns (1071)
680(1)
An Account of the Pavilion for Setting the Cranes Free
681(3)
Song Classical Poetry
684(20)
Ou-yang Xiu (1007--1072)
684(1)
On the Pavilion of the Drunken Old Man in Chu-zhou
685(1)
A Companion Piece to Liu Chang's ``Clear Heart Paper''
686(1)
Boating on West Lake: to Zhang Shan, Academician and Fiscal Commissioner
687(1)
White Egret
688(1)
Mei Yao-chen (1002--1060)
688(1)
A Lone Hawk Over the Buddha Tower of the Monastery of Universal Purity
688(2)
Writing of My Sorrow
690(1)
Listening to a Neighbor Singing at Night
690(1)
On March 26, 1048, I Had a Dream
690(1)
Crescent Moon
691(1)
Wang An-shi (1021--1086)
691(1)
The Temple of Shooting Stars
691(1)
Meditation on the Past at Jin-ling III
692(1)
Climbing Bao-gong Pagoda
692(1)
Wu-zhen Monastery
693(1)
One Day Coming Home: Ballad (on the death of his wife)
693(1)
Huang Ting-jian (1045--1105)
693(1)
Following the Rhymes of Huang Da-lin's ``Sent to Su Che''
694(1)
To Huang Ji-fu
694(1)
Asking for a Cat
695(1)
Lu You (1125--1210)
695(1)
Small Garden
695(1)
Gazing in the Evening North of My Cottage
696(1)
End of Spring (1197)
696(1)
Lonely Cloud
697(1)
Song of Draft Cursive
697(1)
For My Sons
698(1)
Yang Wan-li (1127--1206)
698(1)
Chancellor of Education, Invited His Junior Colleagues to Visit the Pei Garden...
698(1)
Yan Ji-sheng
During an Intercalary August After the ``Arrival of Autumn'' It Was Hot in Evening and I Went to Be Cool in the Prefectural Garden (first of two)
699(1)
One Day Before New Year's Eve, While Returning by Boat, We Moored at Qu-wo Market, and I Spent the Night in Zhi-ping Temple
699(1)
Just Before the Mid-March 1164 Festival, I Heard That My Father Was not Feeling Well ... (first of two)
700(1)
Two Companion Pieces for Li Tian-lin (first of two)
700(1)
Ten Stanzas on the Autumn Rain (one of ten)
700(1)
March 5, 1180. In early morning crossing on the Great Marsh ferry (first of two)
701(1)
Going to the Palace Library Early in the Morning with the Crescent Moon Just Rising
701(1)
A Child Crying for Food
702(1)
Coda
702(1)
Songs of Hu-zhou (third of ninety-eight)
702(1)
Wang Yuan-liang
to ``Leaves of a Thousand Lotuses''
703(1)
Qiau-he ye
Interlude: Wen Tian-xiang (1236--1282) and the Fall of the Song
704(19)
from The Account of the Compass
705(18)
Zhi-nan lu
The Yuan and Ming Dynasties
THE YUAN AND MING DYNASTIES: INTRODUCTION 723(186)
Yuan Vernacular Song
728(16)
``A Spray of Flowers'' (Not Giving In to Old Age)
729(2)
Guan Han-qing
a song sequence to ``A Spray of Flowers'' (A Word About Ugly Studio)
731(3)
Zhong Si-cheng
``Dead Drunk in the East Wind'' (Chen-zui dong-feng)
734(1)
Xu Zai-si
``Victory Music''
735(1)
Bo Pu
De sheng yue
Lu-yao-bian, Of Myself
735(1)
Qiao Ji
``Heaven Drunk'' (Zui-zhong Tian), Big Butterfly
736(1)
Wang He-qing
``Helped Home Drunk''
736(1)
Zui fu gui
``Four Pieces of Jade'' (Si-kuai yu), Passion
736(1)
Lan Chu-fang
``A Half''
737(1)
Guan Han-qing
Yi-ban-er
``Moon Palace'' (Chan-gong qu), Spring Passion
737(1)
Xu Zai-si
``Someone Leaning on the Balustrade'' (Ping-lan ren), By the Lake
738(1)
Zhang Ke-jiu
``Clear River''
738(1)
Guan Yun-shi
Qing-jiang yin
``Sheep on the Hillside'' (Shan-po yang), Thoughts on the Past at Tong Pass
738(1)
Zhang Yang-hao
Anon., to ``Drunk in an Age of Peace''
739(1)
Zui tai-ping
Ma Zhi-yuan (1260--1325)
739(1)
to ``Heaven Pure Sand'' (Tian jing sha), Autumn Thoughts
740(1)
to ``Shou-yang Melody'' (Shou-yang qu), Clearing Haze at a Market in the Hills
740(1)
to ``Shou-yang Melody'' (Shou-yang qu), A Sail Returns to the Distant Shore
740(1)
to ``Shou-yang Melody'' (Shou-yang qu), Evening Bells in a Misty Temple
740(1)
to ``Shou-yang Melody'' (Shou-yang qu), Evening Sunshine in a Fishing Village
741(1)
to ``Shou-yang Melody'' (Shou-yang qu), Autumn Moonlight on Lake Dong-ting
741(1)
A Suite on Autumn Thoughts
741(3)
to ``A Boat Going by Night''
741(1)
Ye xing chuan
to ``Tall Trees Far Away''
742(1)
Qiao-mu yao
to ``Celebrating the Xuan-he Reign''
742(1)
Qing Xuan-he
to ``The Wind That Brings Down Plum Blossoms''
742(1)
Luo-mei-feng
to ``Wind Enters Pines''
742(1)
Feng ru song
to ``Keep Stirring Things Up''
742(1)
Bo-bu-duan
to ``Feast at the Pavilion of Parting''
743(1)
Li-ting yan sha
Variety Plays: Guan Han-qing, Rescuing One of the Girls (Jiu feng-chen)
744(27)
from The Romance of the Gods (Feng-shen yan-yi): Ne-zha and His Father
771(36)
Episode XII: Ne-zha Is Born into the World at Chen-tang Pass
772(12)
Episode XIII: The High Immortal Unity Catches Rock-in-the-Stream
784(10)
Episode XIV: The Reincarnation of Ne-zha from a Lotus Blossom
794(13)
Late Ming Informal Prose
807(27)
``On the Child-Mind''
808(3)
Li Zhi
On Chen Zheng-fu's Collected Works, Intuitive Grasp
811(3)
Yuan Hong-dao
Spider-Fighting
812(1)
Letter to Li Zi-ran
813(1)
Letter to Qiu Chang-ru
814(1)
From the capital, to a Friend
814(1)
Tu Long
A Colophon for ``The History of Flowers''
815(1)
Chen Ji-ru
Night Theater on Gold Mountain (``The Dream Recollections of Tao-an'')
815(6)
Zhang Dai
Mid-September on West Lake (``The Dream Recollections of Tao-an'')
816(2)
Viewing the Snow from ``Heart of the Lake Pavilion'' (``The Dream Recollections of Tao-an'')
818(1)
The Performance of Peng Tian-xi (``The Dream Recollections of Tao-an'')
818(1)
Preface to ``Tracing West Lake in a Dream''
819(1)
Belatedness
820(1)
A Preface to ``Poetry of the Song and Yuan''
821(3)
Yuan Zhong-dao
Diary
823(1)
from ``Account of My Travels in Fei''
824(2)
Yuan Zhong-dao
from ``Ten Days of Yang-zhou''
826(8)
Wang Xiu-chu
Vernacular Stories: Feng Meng-long and Lang-xian
834(46)
``Du Tenth Sinks the Jewel Box in Anger'' (from Common Words to Warn the World)
835(21)
Feng Meng-long
Robert Ashmore
``Censor Xue Finds Immortality in the Guise of a Fish'' (from Constant Words to Awaken the World)
856(24)
Lang-xian
Robert Ashmore
Peony Pavilion: Selected Acts
880(29)
Tang Xian-zu
An Introductory Comment on Peony Pavilion
881(1)
Waking Suddenly from Dream (X)
882(10)
Looking Over the Portrait (XXVI)
892(4)
Secret Union (XXVIII)
896(13)
The Qing Dynasty
THE QING DYNASTY: INTRODUCTION 909(244)
Silent Operas (Wu-sheng xi): ``An Actress Scorns Wealth and Honor to Preserve Her Chastity''
915(27)
Li Yu
Patrick Hanan
Peach Blossom Fan: Selected Acts
942(31)
Kong Shang-ren
Prologue (I), October 1684
943(3)
Teaching the Song (II), April 1643
946(7)
Refusing the Trousseau (VII), May 1643
953(7)
Sending the Fan (XXIII), January 1645
960(8)
from ``Accepting the Way'' (XL), September 1645
968(5)
The Palace of Lasting Life: Selected Acts
973(130)
Hong Sheng
Prologue and Argument (I)
975(1)
Declaration of Love (II)
976(7)
Bribe (III)
983(5)
Outing on a Spring Holiday (V)
988(7)
Omen (X)
995(7)
The Music (XI)
1002(6)
Melody-Theft (XIV)
1008(6)
Bringing Her Fruit (XV)
1014(6)
The Circle for Dance (XVI)
1020(8)
Peeking at the Bathers (XXI)
1028(5)
Secret Pledge (XXII)
1033(8)
Jade Burial (XXV)
1041(7)
Gift of a Meal (XXVI)
1048(6)
Denouncing the Rebel (XXVIII)
1054(5)
Bells (XXIX)
1059(4)
Stocking-Viewing (XXXVI)
1063(4)
The Corpse Released (XXXVII)
1067(9)
Ballad (XXXVIII)
1076(11)
The Immortal's Recollections (XL)
1087(4)
Reunion (L)
1091(12)
Liao-zhai's Record of Wonders
1103(25)
Pu Song-ling
Lian-xiang
1103(10)
Xiao-cui
1113(7)
Blue Maid
1120(8)
Qing Classical Poetry and Song Lyric
1128(25)
Gu Yan-wu (1613--1682)
1129(1)
Autumn Hills (first of two)
1130(1)
Wu Wei-ye (1609--1671)
1130(1)
Escaping the Fighting (fifth of six)
1131(1)
Escaping the Fighting (last of six)
1131(1)
A Lament for My Daughter (first of three)
1132(1)
West Fields (first of four)
1133(1)
Mooring in the Evening
1133(1)
from Thoughts Stirred on Meeting the Gardener of the Royal Academy in Nanjing
1134(1)
Wang Shi-zhen (1634--1711)
1135(1)
Crossing the Ancient Barrier Pass in the Rain (1672)
1135(1)
On the Ba River Bridge: Sent Home to My Wife (second of two)
1135(1)
Farm Home
1136(1)
Cu-lai Mountain
On the Qing-yang Road
1136(1)
What I Saw on the Northern Outskirts of Zhen-zhou
1136(1)
At Daybreak I Crossed the Ping-jiang River and Climbed on Foot to the Summit of Crossing-Above-Clouds Mountain
1136(1)
Nara Singde (1655--1685)
1137(1)
to ``Like a Dream''
1137(1)
Ru meng ling
to ``Clear and Even Music''
1137(1)
Qing-ping yue
to ``Seeking Fragrant Plants'' (Xun fang-cao), Account of a Dream in Xiao Temple
1138(1)
to ``Golden Threads'' (Jin-lu qu), Thoughts on the Anniversary of My Wife's Death
1138(1)
to ``Like a Dream''
1139(1)
Ru meng ling
to ``Butterflies Love Flowers'' (Die lian hua), On the Frontier
1139(1)
Zhao Yi (1727--1814)
1140(1)
Poems on My Dwelling in the Rear Park (second of nine)
1140(1)
Poems on My Dwelling in the Rear Park (third of nine)
1140(1)
Returning on Yang Lake
1141(1)
Local Song
1141(1)
In Bed
1142(1)
Livelihood
1143(1)
On Poetry (two of five)
1143(1)
Huang Jing-ren (1749--1783)
1144(1)
Written at Night at an Inn in the Hills (second and third of three)
1144(1)
[title lost]
1144(1)
Visiting Ju-fa-yuan Temple with Wang Qiu-cheng and Zhang He-chai
1145(1)
A Companion Piece to a Poem by Qian Bai-quan
1145(1)
Dreaming of a Friend One Night
1145(1)
Offhand Compositions: New Year's Eve 1774
1146(1)
Gong Zi-zhen (1792--1841)
1146(1)
Poems of the Year Ji-hai, 1839
1147(1)
V
1147(1)
LXXXVI
1147(1)
CXXV
1147(1)
CLXX
1148(1)
Another Repentance
1148(1)
From Spring to Autumn of 1827 Some Things Came to Me Which I Wrote Down Haphazardly (last of fifteen)
1148(1)
Huang Zun-xian (1848--1905)
1149(1)
On Reaching Hong Kong
1149(1)
Various Responses on an Ocean Voyage (one of fourteen)
1150(1)
Qiu Jin (1879--1907)
1150(1)
Mr. Ishii of Japan Seeks a Matching Verse (using his rhymes)
1150(1)
On the Yellow Sea: A Man from Japan Sought Some Verses and Also Showed Me a Map of the Russo-Japanese War
1151(1)
Wang Guo-wei (1877--1927)
1151(1)
to ``Putting on Lipstick''
1152(1)
Dian jiang chun
to ``Washing Creek Sands''
1152(1)
Huan xi sha
Selected Further Readings 1153(12)
Acknowledgments 1165(2)
Index 1167


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