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Monthly Archives: July 2010

archy and mehitabel and du fu

六月廿六日於費城市立圖書館讀《唐詩300首》英譯版 Written After Seeing an English Translation of 300 Tang Poems in the Philadelphia Public Library on June 26 古語韻難尋 夷言更添哀 囮者詠嘆寄 巢空鳥驚飛 what is with all these translators who make tang poetry read like e.e. cummings don’t they know classical forms never used enjambment