Poems of Hanshan
Hanshan, which means Cold Mountain, was the pseudonym adopted by an unknown poet who lived in China as a hermit 1200 years ago. The poems collected under his name have had an immense impact worldwide, especially among Zen Buddhists, and have been translated into many languages. qualities of timelessness, poetic diction and engaging rhythm that do justice to the concepts and language of the origin. This edition gives an introduction for the general reader in addition to informative sections on Hanshan's place in history and on issues involved in translating Hanshan.
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Poems of Hanshan
Hanshans place in history
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Hanshan in translation
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