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Title: IMITATING THE SINGING OF DRAGONS
By: Stephen Wilson
Format: Hardback

List price: £15.00


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ISBN 10: 1909817120
ISBN 13: 9781909817128
Publisher: CARNEGIE PUBLISHING LTD
Pub. date: 31 July, 2014
Pages: 64
Description: The title of this book is taken from a poem by the Chinese poet Li Ho. In parts of ancient China the singing of dragons was thought to be propitious and could be imitated by certain monks striking copper bowls.
Synopsis: The title of this book is taken from a poem by the Chinese poet Li Ho. It is the title given to a poem in the English language translation The Poems of Li Ho 791 - 817 (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1970), Translated with an Introduction by J.D. Frodsham. In parts of ancient China the singing of dragons was thought to be propitious and could be imitated by certain monks striking copper bowls. Li Ho uses dragons to stand for great poets of the past.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Scotforth Books
Returns: Non-returnable
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