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Zero Distance : New Poetry from China - Bilingual by Liang Yujing (Paperback)

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Poetry. Asian Studies. This book consists of 81 poems by 29 poets from China. 23 of them were born after 1970, 15 were born in or after 1980, with the youngest one born in 2006. Editor and translator Liang Yujing, who lives in Wellington, New Zealand, notes that most of the poets have done their writing in the 21st century, and published on-line rather than in the official magazines. They are too young to feel the ravages of Mao's Cultural Revolution. Anyone curious about poetry in China (especially provincial China) should read this book.

"For younger generations of poets in China, the digital age has been nothing short of transformative, offering not only new modes of publishing and consuming poetry, but new ways of imagining and building literary community. In this anthology, editor Liang Yujing offers readers a glimpse into some of the most vibrant conversations taking place in these transformed spaces. Featuring a majority of new poets (born after 1980) with a few more seasoned poets woven in, this volume will be of great interest to all who want to hear more from China's emerging poets."—Jonathan Stalling
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 126.0
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr Distribution
Author: Liang Yujing
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2017
TCIN: 52737870
UPC: 9780998743820
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-6537

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