Understanding Imperial China. Episode 8, Triumph and Tragedy in Tang Poetry.

Understanding Imperial China. Episode 8, Triumph and Tragedy in Tang Poetry. - 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound

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Andrew R. Wilson

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.

Delve into the aristocratic society of the Tang Dynasty and the particular social and political meaning given to poetry within this world. See how poetry of various genres was used within specific social contexts, in the example of court poet Wang Wei. Follow the fortunes of beloved Tang poets Li Bai and Du Fu, as they embodied the vogue and singular significance of poetry in Chinese culture.


Mode of access: World Wide Web.


In English

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