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A Feast of Lanterns By L. Cranmer-Byng

A Feast of Lanterns

L. Cranmer-Byng

Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 61 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1916.


A Feast of Lanterns is a short anthology of translations of classic Chinese poetry, including such favorites as Tu Fu, Wang Po, Ch'Ang Ch'ien, Ou-Yang Hsiu, Su Tung-P'o, Yuan Mei, and Li Po. The introduction discusses some of the cultural background of the symbolism in these poems, including such symbols as the moon, flowers and dragons.

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