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Review: The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain

User Review  - Hayfa AlNuwaiser - Goodreads

A beautiful story with a wonderful imagination and visualization, this is one of my book that I'm happy I read it Read full review

Review: The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain

User Review  - Ivan Granger - Goodreads

Han Shan (Cold Mountain) is one of the great figures of Chinese Ch'an/Taoist poetry, playful, cantankerous, rich with insight. There are several other good English renderings of his work, including by ... Read full review

Review: The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain

User Review  - Collin L - Goodreads

The translation is great. The notes and introductory materials provide a welcome background to the poems. Read full review

Review: The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain

User Review  - Randal Samstag - Goodreads

One of Bill Porter's early efforts in a stunning career of translating Buddhist classics and classics of Chinese poetry. Han Shan had been partially translated before by Burton Watson and Gary Snyder ... Read full review

Review: The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Excellent collection, decent translation notes... it's fun to imagine these poems as they were originally written, on stones, on trees, in inaccessible valleys. Read full review

Review: The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Han-shan, or Cold Mountain, was an impoverished monk who lived in a cliff-side cave and wrote his poems on the rocks surrounding it. His companions, Big Stick and Pickup, were always testing Taoist ... Read full review

Review: The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain

User Review  - Jenni - Goodreads

Very cool. Has the original on the opposite page and excellent footnotes. Read full review


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