I Don't Bow to Buddhas: Selected Poems of Yuan Mei

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Copper Canyon Press, 1997 - Poetry - 109 pages
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Yuan Mei, a poet of the Ch'ing Dynasty (18th century), was the most popular poet in the 2,500-year-history of classical Chinese poetry. An iconoclast who dared promote poetry by women at a time when it was suppressed, and who wrote on forbidden subjects, he was deeply influenced by ch'an (Zen) Buddhist and Taoist philosophy.

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Fearsome Weather
4
So Be It
17
Planting Pines
27
Copyright

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Seaton is Professor of Chinese at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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