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A Break in Passing Clouds: Improvisations on Chinese Poems, Digby, John & Bai, Hong Ai
1 Digby, John & Bai, Hong Ai A Break in Passing Clouds: Improvisations on Chinese Poems
Merrick, New York, USA Cross-Cultural Communications 2014 0893049867 / 9780893049867 First Hard Cover New Poetry & Art 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Collages by John Digby Cover design by Steven Frim 
These subtle improvisations on ancient Chinese verse will remind readers of the power of poetry to touch and revive the human spirit. Those who are unfamiliar with the work of these great poets will find John Digby and Hong Ai Bai to be superb guides to the recesses of the heart in this superbly crafted bi-lingual collection enlightened by their commentary. Those already conversant with its classical authors will be delighted to find in this beautiful volume a revival and reinterpretation of the longing, serenity, pain, and pleasure first expressed, long ago, in their unforgettable voices. —James P. Bednarz, author of Shakespeare and the Truth of Love The metaphors of improvisation in jazz and riffs in the introduction of A Break in Passing Clouds capture the subtle, complex, and lyrical movement from verse to commentary and history and then to striking visual images. This volume vibrates with the power of stillness and tranquility for the readers ready to hold at bay the fractured demands of modernity for a moment. —Jeffrey Portnoy, Director, Poetry Center, Georgia Perimeter College These “improvisations” on Chinese poems bring classical works to life for a new generation of English speaking readers and can help them to discover China, its history and poetic tradition. —Yongsheng Zhu, author of Reflections on Systemic Functional Linguistics (2001) and New Reflections on Systemic Functional Linguistics (2011) 
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A Break in Passing Clouds: Improvisations on Chinese Poems, Digby, John & Bai, Hong Ai
2 Digby, John & Bai, Hong Ai A Break in Passing Clouds: Improvisations on Chinese Poems
Merrick, New York, USA Cross-Cultural Communications 2014 0893049875 / 9780893049874 First Paperback New Poetry & Art 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Collages by John Digby Cover design by Steven Frim 
These subtle improvisations on ancient Chinese verse will remind readers of the power of poetry to touch and revive the human spirit. Those who are unfamiliar with the work of these great poets will find John Digby and Hong Ai Bai to be superb guides to the recesses of the heart in this superbly crafted bi-lingual collection enlightened by their commentary. Those already conversant with its classical authors will be delighted to find in this beautiful volume a revival and reinterpretation of the longing, serenity, pain, and pleasure first expressed, long ago, in their unforgettable voices. —James P. Bednarz, author of Shakespeare and the Truth of Love The metaphors of improvisation in jazz and riffs in the introduction of A Break in Passing Clouds capture the subtle, complex, and lyrical movement from verse to commentary and history and then to striking visual images. This volume vibrates with the power of stillness and tranquility for the readers ready to hold at bay the fractured demands of modernity for a moment. —Jeffrey Portnoy, Director, Poetry Center, Georgia Perimeter College These “improvisations” on Chinese poems bring classical works to life for a new generation of English speaking readers and can help them to discover China, its history and poetic tradition. —Yongsheng Zhu, author of Reflections on Systemic Functional Linguistics (2001) and New Reflections on Systemic Functional Linguistics (2011) Keywords: 
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3 Lee, Sung-Il The Brush and the Sword: Kasa: Korean Classical Poems in Prose--Parallel Texts in Korean and English
Merrick, New York, USA Cross-Cultural Communications 2009 0893041211 / 9780893041212 First Hard Cover New Poery 5 1/2x8 1/2 Book design by Tchouki 
"Sung-Il Lee lays before us samples of the great clasical form of Korean poetry called Kasa, so sadly unknown to western readers along with any coherent knowledge of the country's past and its culture. One will be so much better off for having read this book." --Gregory Rabassa, Translator of Nobel Prize Winners, Miguel Angel Asturias and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Winner of National Book Award, the PEN Translation Award, the National Medal of Arts 
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4 Lee, Sung-Il The Brush and the Sword: Kasa: Korean Classical Poems in Prose--Parallel Texts in Korean and English
Merrick, New York, USA Cross-Cultural Communications 2009 089304122X / 9780893041229 First Paperback New Poetry 5 1/2x8 1/2 Book design by Tchouki 
"Sung-Il Lee lays before us samples of the great clasical form of Korean poetry called Kasa, so sadly unknown to western readers along with any coherent knowledge of the country's past and its culture. One will be so much better off for having read this book." --Gregory Rabassa, Translator of Nobel Prize Winners, Miguel Angel Asturias and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Winner of National Book Award, the PEN Translation Award, the National Medal of Arts 
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