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One Hundred Poems from the Chinese

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ISBN-10: 0811201805

ISBN-13: 9780811201803

Edition: 1965

Authors: Kenneth Rexroth

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List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 1965
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 1/17/1971
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.31" wide x 7.87" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Kenneth Rexroth was born in South Bend, Indiana, and worked at a wide variety of jobs, being largely self-educated. In the late 1950s, he won a number of awards, including an Amy Lowell Travelling Fellowship, the Shelley Memorial Award, and a National Institute of Arts and Letters Literature Award. He translated widely, mainly from the Japanese, and wrote a lively account of his life, An Autobiographical Novel. His work influenced many younger poets, such as Snyder, and continued in part the traditions of imagism and objectivism. A critic as well as a poet, his collections of essays include American Poetry in the Twentieth Century (1971) and Communalism: From Its Origins to the Twentieth…    

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