Poetry - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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Chen, Kenneth. The Chinese Transformation of Buddhism. Princeton, 1973. Contains a chapter on Buddhist influence on Chinese poets, especially Bo Jui.

Hawkes, David, ed. and trans. Chuci, The Songs of the South (1959). Reprint, Boston, 1962. Complete translation of the anthology of chiefly shamanistic songs.

Karlgren, Bernhard, ed. and trans. The Book of Odes (1950). Reprint, Stockholm, 1974. Literal translation of the Shi jing. See the ritual hymns to ancestral spirits.

Waley, Arthur. The Poetry and Career of Li Po, 701–762 A. D. New York, 1950. Contains discussions of Li Po's interest in Daoism.

Watson, Burton, trans. Cold Mountain: 100 Poems by the Tang Poet Han-shan (1962). Reprint, New York, 1970. Selected poems attributed to the monk Han-shan.

Yu, Pauline. The Poetry of Wang Wei. Bloomington, Ind., 1980. Contains translations and discussions of Wang's Buddhist poems.

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