Poet-essayist Kenneth Rexroth (1905-1982) was a high-school dropout, disillusioned ex-Communist, pacifist, anarchist, rock-climber, critic and translator, mentor, Catholic-Buddhist spiritualist and a prominent figure of San Francisco's Beat scene. He is regarded as a central figure of the San Francisco Renaissance and is among the first American poets to explore traditional Japanese forms such as the haiku.Reseña del editor:
A sampling of the writings of Chinese women poets from ancient times to the twentieth century is accompanied by brief biographies and a discussion of their influence on Chinese literature.
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Buchbeschreibung New Directions, 1972, 1972. Later printing. Trade paperback. Translated by the editors. Includes four end sections: Notes to the Poems, Chinese Women and Literature - A Brief Survey, Table of Chinese Historical Periods, and a Bibliography. New Directions #NDP528. Very Good+. 3 page corners have a tiny inadvertent crease, rear cover has long light thin crease. Book is bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 0811208214. Artikel-Nr. B-180480