October Dedications

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Pub Date: 07/03/2018

Pages: 144

Publisher: Zephyr Press

Imprint: Zephyr Press

ISBN 13: 9781938890086

ISBN 10: 1938890086

Price: $15.00 / $19.99 CAN

Category: POETRY / Asian / Chinese

October Dedications

By Mang Ke, Lucas Klein, Huang Yibing, Jonathan Stalling

Price: $15.00

Format:

Paperback

About the Book

Mang Ke is a prominent Chinese poet and painter who started the underground literary journal Jintian (Today) with Bei Dao. He has published several collections of poetry in Chinese, as well as a novel and a volume of essays. October Dedications contains a chronological selection of material focusing on previously untranslated work from the early 1970s to late '80s.

Frozen Land

pallbearers drift by like a cloud
the river slowly carries the sun
dying the water's long surface golden yellow
such stillness
such vastness
such sadness
the meadow of wilted flowers

About the Book

A major English-language collection by one of the seminal figures of the "Misty" Chinese poets.

Author

Mang Ke: Mang Ke is a prominent Chinese poet and painter who started the underground literary journal Jintian (Today) with Bei Dao. He has published several collections of poetry in Chinese, as well as a novel and a volume of essays. He lives in Beijing.

Lucas Klein: Translator and editor of CipherJournal.com, he has regularly reviewed books for Rain Taxi and other venues. A graduate of Middlebury College (BA) and Yale University (PhD), he is Assistant Professor in the School of Chinese at the University of Hong Kong.