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A Poetic Portal to Chinese Culture Crystal Tai

A Poetic Portal to Chinese Culture

Crystal Tai

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Poetry is the most concise and precise expression of a culture. A Poetic Portal to Chinese Culture is therefore your smartest start to learn everything deep down inside of the worlds next economic superpower.With its 12 chapters named after the 12MorePoetry is the most concise and precise expression of a culture. A Poetic Portal to Chinese Culture is therefore your smartest start to learn everything deep down inside of the worlds next economic superpower.With its 12 chapters named after the 12 months of the year, this book takes you through an imaginary calendar year to embrace one Chinese custom after another in chronological order. As a month usually contains four to five weeks, each chapter presents English translations of four or five famous Chinese poems that portray the chapters designated time of year.Envision Chinese poetry as an arch of wisteria growing from Chinese culture to crown the cultures entrance. If you are one of the outsiders who appreciate the calligraphy of Chinese poems but dont know their meanings, let the author of this book unlock the gate of language for you, and guide you all the way into the heart of the cultural garden.