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Songs in the Wind—A Selection of Shuzheng Zhang’s Poems and Couplets

Songs in the Wind—A Selection of Shuzheng Zhang’s Poems and Couplets

Author Shuzheng Zhang
Publisher Printed on Paige
Publication Date July 2017
Section Espresso Book Machine Books / Poetry / Printed Here
Type New
Format Paperback
ISBN x16322

Language: Simplified Chinese

Editor (Yang Wang) comments:

This is a collection of my father, Mr. Shuzheng Zhang’s, classical poems and couplets.  He wrote hundreds of them during his life time (1928 – 2015), recording touching moments, beautiful sceneries, encounters of himself and people he knew, and his reflections upon them.  The poetry, together with notes and annotations, reveal a vivid picture of an ordinary intellectual’s life in turbulent contemporary  China. Between the lines, readers can see a fun person, a mindful observer, a free soul, and a man with deep feelings.  The book is also a witness of history, of what has truly happened in Communist China, and how that has shaped ordinary people’s lives and fates. 

 

As the editor of this book, I wish more people could read it, getting to enjoy a talented poet’s works, and to learn more of contemporary China’s history as well.

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