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Frontier Taiwan free pdf Taiwan has evolved dramatically from a little-known island to an internationally acclaimed economic miracle and thriving democracy. The history of modern Taiwanese poetry parallels and tells the story of this transformation from periphery to frontier. Containing translations of nearly 400 poems from 50 poets spanning the entire 20th century, this anthology reveals Taiwan in a broad spectrum of themes, forms and styles: from lyrical meditation to political satire, haiku to concrete poetry, surrealism to postmodernism. The introduction outlines the development of modern poetry in the historical and cultural context of Taiwan. "Frontier Taiwan" captures the achievements of the nation's modern poetic traditions.

About Michelle Yeh

Michelle Yeh is professor of Chinese at the University of California, Davis. N. G. D. Malmqvist is professor emeritus and member of the Swedish Academy in Stockholm.

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Author : Michelle Yeh
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Data Published : 15 March 2001
ISBN : 0231118465
EAN : 9780231118460
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 608 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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