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1. The Selected Poems of Li Po
2. Li Po and Tu Fu: Poems Selected
3. The Works Of Li Po, The Chinese
4. Five T'ang Poets
5. Endless River: Li Po and Tu Fu
6. Facing the Moon: Poems of Li Bai
7. Poetry and Career of Li Po (Ethical
8. Ha li po te (4) - huo bei de kao
9. The Works of Li Po: The Chinese
10. The Ascended Masters: Who Are
11. Li Pai: 200 Selected Poems
12. The Poet Li Po (Pali Language
13. Like Li-po Lauging at the Lonely
14. The poet Li Po, A.D. 701-762
15. Carta a Li Po (Ocnos ; 54) (Spanish
16. Li Po-Yuan (Twayne's World Authors
17. Three Poems by Li-Po. First Edition?
18. Works of Li Po
19. Treasure of Li-Po
20. Hongkong: Victoria Harbour, Hang

1. The Selected Poems of Li Po
by Bai Li, David Hinton, Po Li, Li Po
Paperback: 134 Pages (1996-05)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Spontaneous Natural Energy: the Force of Personality
There is spontaneous energy in the world, and in nature specifically. Li Po, who lived in China's 8th Century T'ang Dynasty, wanders through this world and experiences this energy and spirit. He unites it to himself, and through the force of his creativity shapes some of the finest poems ever written in any language:

I hoard the sky a setting sun leaves
And love this cold stream's clarity:

Western light follows water away,
Rippled current a wanderer's heart.

"Wandering Ch'ing-Ling Stream in Nan-Yang"

Truth in advertising: I do not know the Chinese language, and so my comments are completely based on the translated versions of Li Po's poems. David Hinton, the translator of this volume, winner of the 1997 Morton Landon Translation Award, has published translations of the poems of Meng Chaio, Bei Dao and Tu Fu.

Strangely to our sensibility, Li Po not only pursues this natural energy and beauty wherever he can find it, but also believes that wine is a good way to enhance the experience. While he scales high mountains to sit with Buddhist monks and converse about enlightenment, he also seems to find enlightenment in drunkenness.

Many of Li Po's most interesting poems are about the experience of being inebriated or arguments in favor of drinking. One of my favorites is "Facing Wine:"

Never refuse wine. I'm telling you,
People come smiling in spring winds:
. . .
Yesterday we were flush with youth,
And today, white hair's an onslaught.

. . . If you don't drink wine,
Where are those ancient people now?

In "Facing Wine" Li Po combines two of the most profound themes of poetry: the "ubi sunt" theme (where are they now) and the "carpe diem" theme (sieze the day). Both motifs figure highly Roman and Medieval Latin poetry.

Li Po is funny, entertaining and enlightening. A poet of great personal magnetism and dynamic power.

4-0 out of 5 stars A Tang Dynasty Dylan Thomas
A good book that could have been better. It does not provide a Chinese text. Besides this, more extensive notes would have been useful. For example, in "Ch'ang-Kan Village Song," the wife says, "I'm not saying I'd go far to meet you, no further than Ch'ang-feng Sands." It would have been nice to know that Ch'ang-Kan was about two hundred miles downstream from Ch'ang-feng Sands. More serious is that note to the poem that states Ezra Pound "translated" this poem. Actually, Ezra Pound could not read Chinese when he wrote his version of the poem, but relied upon the writings of Ernest Fenollosa, who also could not read Chinese and relied upon Japanese scholars. Despite all this, the book does provide an enjoyable glimse of a Tang dynasty Dylan Thomas (at least as far as wine goes).

5-0 out of 5 stars A MUST For Poetry Fans
This review is meant for those who may not read a lot of poetry or are still wondering about this book after reading other reviews.

Simply put, Li Po was so good, that he was even thought of as god like. He and Tu Fu are thought of as the greatest eastern poets that have ever lived, and being that they both lived around 700 AD that is very high praise. His words are moving and deeply stirring, and though he lived in such an isolated area so very long ago, his words still have great meaning now, no matter where your from or what your culture.

Filled with Zen and philosophy, this book is a great way of spending the day.

"The birds have vanished from the sky, and now the last clouds slip away.We sit alone, the mountain and I, until only the mountain remains."

A great painter, that leaves you thinking.Get this book!

Li Po( a.k.a.Le Pih, Ly Pe, Li Tai-pe) brandishes a simple albeit powerful elegance with his gift of the written word.Bringing to mind the vast panoramic expanses and the soothing beauty ofancient China he willtransport you to a splendid land of dreams.In his verse you will bereminded that mankind of all nationalities still relive the same emotions,the same issues over 1000 years later.Delicate and fragile as the cherryblossom in places, tainted and grotesque as a Foo dog in others. I don'town this particular copy. My copy was published in 1928 and translated byShigeyoshi Obata. It also is more inclusive of Li Po's work. Reading fromit always sends an electric thrill through my nerves. Truly one of theEarth's greatest poets ever to breath."I saw the moonlight before mycouch,And wondered if it were not the frost on the ground.I raised myhead and looked out on the mountain moon;I bowed my head and thought ofmy far-off home."

5-0 out of 5 stars Li Po is the real deal!
Li Po fits perfectly into the modern class of poor sensitive vagabonds (Hamsun, Celine, Fante, Bukowski) and is sort of their Prince (because obviously the King is Catullus).His influence on just about everything isso obvious after you read these poems, and they are some of the mostbeautiful things ever put onto paper.Ezra Pound was a large fan and infact translated some of his work.Anyone who buys this book should thankGod they did, otherwise they are a sinner!!! ... Read more

2. Li Po and Tu Fu: Poems Selected and Translated with an Introduction and Notes (Penguin Classics)
by Arthur Cooper, Tu Fu
Paperback: 256 Pages (1973-07-30)
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Li Po (AD 701-62) and Tu Fu (AD 712-70) were devoted friends who are traditionally considered to be among China's greatest poets. Li Po, a legendary carouser, was an itinerant poet whose writing, often dream poems or spirit-journeys, soars to sublime heights in its descriptions of natural scenes and powerful emotions. His sheer escapism and joy is balanced by Tu Fu, who expresses the Confucian virtues of humanity and humility in more autobiographical works that are imbued with great compassion and earthy reality, and shot through with humour. Together these two poets of the T'ang dynasty complement each other so well that they often came to be spoken of as one - Li-Tu' - who covers the whole spectrum of human life, experience and feeling. ... Read more

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3-0 out of 5 stars Outdated, time to retire this old horse, or produce a new edition...
This book is dated somewhere around 1971. It still uses Wade Giles, which is a major drawback for students trying to match up anything with the pinyin currently in use.

I've just received the book from Amazon, and I will give it the benefit of the doubt due to the explanation of Chinese poetic forms other reviewers have praised. But keep in mind that this book has the absolute bare minimum of Chinese characters, and virtually no usable reproductions of the the original poems in Chinese characters (hanzi), or romanization. In other words, it is a book dedicated almost exclusively to translations of the poems, not the poems themselves. While translation is a praiseworthy and thankless task, there are enough students around today trying to struggle with these poems using the Chinese, in addition to a translation, that it is worth it for some reproduction of the originals to be included. Beware, there is a bit less here than meets the eye.

Anyway, as Confucious might have said, had he been born in Rome, "Caveat emptor."

5-0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Poetry!
Li Po and Tu Fu are traditionally regarded by the Chinese as their two greatest poets. Together their poetry has a "balance of nature". Sometimes they are referred to as one poet, "Li-Tu".

This book has a wonderful introduction which tells of each man, his life and together of their friendship.What we know is that they lived during the Tang Dynasty which is considered the 'golden age' of China in which the arts flourished.According to the introduction we do not have an exact date and place of Li Po's birth but it is estimated to be 701 somewhere near the frontier of the Soviet Union.What I love best about Li Po's poetry is his great imagination and imagery.I believe he was a "Romantic" poet. Li Po's view of the world is not set in reality but how he imagines it to be which makes his poetry beautiful.Some of my favorite poems by Li Po:"Drinking Alone with the Moon" about drinking his wine among the flowers and talking to the moon.The moon encourages him and becomes his friend - very lovely poem. Also "Old Poem" is very fanciful and rich - "Did Chaung Chou dream / he was the butterfly, / Or the butterfly / that it was Chaung Chou?"One that I read again and again is entitled "A song of Adieu to the Queen of the Skies, After a Dream Voyage to Her".This is a mystical poem talking of seafarers who tell of the Fairy Isles.The language is simply gorgeous.

Tu Fu's nature is different than Li Po's but he is equally as talented.According to the introducton, "Tu Fu as a man is contrasted with Li Po in almost every conceivable way."Many consider him to be the greater of the two poets.His poems are autobiographical and historical. Several of his poems are ballads to great people and others deal with loneliness and seclusion but they are beautiful and moving to read.

Although the two poets were very different, they knew and respected one another and it is just a matter of personal taste as to which one you might prefer.Either way this is a beautiful book with a rather long but interesting introduction and it is well worth it for the English translations of these poems.

Here's a poem by Li Po saying farewell to a friend:

Blue mountains lie beyond the north wall;
Round the city's eastern side flows the white water.
Here we part, friend, once forever.
You go ten thousand miles, drifting away
Like an unrooted water-grass.
Oh, the floating clouds and the thoughts of a wanderer!
Oh, the sunset and the longing of an old friend!
We ride away from each other, waving our hands,
While our horses neigh softly, softly . . . . "

5-0 out of 5 stars China's greatest poets
Li Po (AD 701 - 762) and Tu Fu (AD 712 - 770) are regarded as the two greatest Chinese poets. Li Po was a spiritual poet whose verse deals with consciousness and the human mind, whilst Tu Fu was a chronicler of the everyday life. The book includes a thorough introduction encompassing the pronunciation of Chinese words and names, notes on the Chinese calligraphy and the introduction proper which provides information on the poets and their times, plus backgrounds to T'ang Poetry and the principles of Chinese syllabic metre. The poems are elucidated with explanatory notes and with reference to Ezra Pound's translations in his book Cathay. In this regard, I found here another translation of Li Po's poem The Ballad Of Ch'ang-Kan (The Sailor's Wife) the first part of which was translated as The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter, by Pound. This is a beautiful poem and I was very pleased to find the second part here. Although there is no unanimity amongst scholars that it really is by Li Po, it perfectly completes the first part and Cooper's notes here are very illuminating, especially as regards place names on the Yangtse river. This excellent book concludes with a list of titles and an index of first lines, including poems by other poets in the introduction.

5-0 out of 5 stars More, please
I am not giving the stars to the translation or the edition. This is the only book on Li Po I could find available a few months ago. I guess I was lucky enough to run into an old edition of Li Po's poetry at my University library years ago, and had been looking for a copy since then. Got this. Want more.

5-0 out of 5 stars A unique and valuable introduction for beginners.
LI PO AND TU FU : Poems Selected and Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Arthur Cooper.Chinese Calligraphy by Shui Chien-tung. (Penguin Classics).249 pp.Penguin 1973, and Reissued.

This is a valuable book in many ways.Besides giving a selection of enjoyable translations of China's two greatest poets - Li Po (+ 701-762, 25 poems) and Tu Fu (+ 712-770, 18 poems), it alsoincludes a remarkably full and informative Introduction of almost100 pages which not only serves to introduce beginners to the subject of Chinese poetry, and to the work of Li Po and Tu Fu in particular, but which could also be read with profit by others.

Each of the 43 poems is followed by an explanatory comment, which canrange in length from paragraph to essay form.The book also includes a Guide to the Pronunciation of Chinese Words and Names, and, since twelve of the poems are accompanied by the Chinese text in the strikingcalligraphy of Shui Chien-tung, a Note on Chinese Calligraphy has beenprovided by the artist for the benefit of those who may not be familiarwith the nature and history of this fascinating art form.

Shui Chien-tung has "adopted a manner influenced by Chinese bronze inscriptions [and] has also followed various styles of writing to suit the different poems" (pp.13-14).The result is a clear style whichin most cases will cause no problems for anyone who may be studyingChinese characters, since the structure of even the more complex characters can easily be discerned.

Here, as an example of Cooper's style (with my obliques added toindicate line breaks), is the first of two 'sonnets' of Tu Fu's 'Atan Evening Picnic, with Young Bucks and Beauties' :

"Sunset's the time to take the boat out / When a light breeze raises slow ripples, / Bamboo-hidden is the picnic place / And lotus-fresh in the evening cool; // But while the bucks are mixing iced drinks / And beauties snow a lotus salad, / A slip of cloud comes black overhead : / Before it rains my sonnet must end !" (p.163)

Cooper's reading nicely evokes the lighthearted amusements of spoiledand wealthy youth, out on the cool water with a party of singing girls for an evening of companionship and pleasure after the heat of the day.

Cooper's anthology has an excellent Introduction, is of manageablesize, well-translated, helpfully annotated, uniquely illustrated with Shui Chien-tung's calligraphy, and has other useful features.Itwould make a good introduction for anyone new to Chinese poetry, andit can also be read with interest by anyone wishing to extend their knowledge of Li Po and Tu Fu.

Those who, after reading it, would like to explore further and learn about some of China's other great writers, might take a look at the excellent anthology by Cyril Birch, another book I can strongly recommend:

ANTHOLOGY OF CHINESE LITERATURE : From early times to the fourteenth century.Compiled and edited by Cyril Birch.Associate editor Donald Keene.492 pp.New York : Grove Press, 1965, and Reissued. ... Read more

3. The Works Of Li Po, The Chinese Poet (1922)
by Shigeyoshi Obata
Hardcover: 260 Pages (2008-06-02)
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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the worlds literature. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard-to-find books with something of interest for everyone! ... Read more

4. Five T'ang Poets
by Wang Wei, Li Po, Tu Fu, Li Ho, Li Shang-yin
Paperback: 182 Pages (1990-03)
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Five great poets of the T'ang dynasty (eighth and ninth centuries A.D.) are represented in this collection: Wang Wei, Li Po, Tu Fu, Li Ho, and Li Shang-Yin. Each poet is introduced by the translator and represented by a selection that spans the poet's development and career. These constitute some of the greatest lyric poems ever written. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Weeping, wandering, carousing poets
I rarely read poetry, but there's something terribly appealing about an ancient culture where bureaucrats routinely wrote poems. And so I occasionally buy books like this one. The five poets sampled here wrote in the eighth and ninth century, the richest period of Chinese poetry.

I liked everything about the book, from the engaging preface to the last poignant verse. Translator David Young starts out by sharing his creative process with us. He's a poet himself, on a mission to save his T'ang poets from the wooden translations of dry scholars. And amazingly, he's contrived to render the poems without footnotes!

Young carefully selects the poems he wants us to enjoy, writing a mini-introduction to the works of each poet. Here he succinctly sums up the poetic personality of the writer, his preoccupations and events that influenced his style.

I was delighted with Wang Wei, the devout painter-poet wandering in a vast wild landscape, finally kneeling by a lake...

to chase away
the poison dragon of emotion

Li Po I found witty and winsome, inviting the moon to be his drinking companion.

Tu Fu charmed me with his candor:

I wanted my picture to hang
in the hall of fame, the Unicorn Gallery
now in old age
I waddle with the ducks and snowy herons

And I was intrigued by the lives and methods of Li Ho, young poet of extremes, and Li Shang-Yin, clever wielder of allusion.

With this captivating collection, David Young has inspired me to read more T'ang poetry.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great Poems and great Poet Translating
The Five Tang Poets coveredin this book are wonderful.

Wang Wei excellent landscape poems take you to places which are wonderous while not over iydllic.Tu Fu is sad and poinant, talking about the scenes of war. Li Po talks of drinking and intoxication in a way that seems that it is a way of life

Young translates in a free verse form using simple words and goes for the feeling of the poem. The poems are not 100 % literal translations but they are jems.I feel like I am having some of my chinese friends translating a poem for me and they say this is the best I can do you will have to read Chinese to fully understand the poem completely.Young takes us as far as one can go in our language. He took on a difficult task to bring these poems so simple in language and so complex in context and emotion to life, Young has done an excellent job with the tool of the English language

5-0 out of 5 stars MY BROTHER!!!
My best friend in this world (outside of my wonderful family) is a guy that I only get to see every few years. He's like the wind. He blows in and out of my life. But he's always in my heart. We are poets.

Being a poet is not a choice. It is a life sentence.

My friend and I are dissimilar in so many ways that it is remarkable that we don't break out in a fight the instant we come into each other's presence. Yet...and yet...

Hearts touched by the flame always find warmth in good company.

Imagine my joy then, at finding a new brother (one from over a thousand years ago) when I picked up this book and met Li Po.

I won't bother you much longer with my words. Instead, let me introduce you to Li Po himself:

Drinking in Moonlight

I sit with my wine jar
among flowers
blossoming trees

no one to drink with

well, there's the moon

I raise my cup
and ask him to join me
bringing my shadow
making us three

but the moon doesn't seem to be drinking
and my shadow creeps around behind me

still, we're companions tonight
me, the moon, and the shadow
we're observing the rites of spring

I sing
and the moon rocks back and forth

I dance
and my shadow tumbles with me

We celebrate for awhile
then go our own ways, drunk

may we meet again someday
in the white river of stars

5-0 out of 5 stars Outstanding and eminently readable translations
"Verses, however masterly, cannot be translated literally from one language into another without losing much of their beauty and dignity." (Bede, English writer and historian, AD 673-735)

For the translator of poetry, and Chinese poetry in particular, the question is: shall I be true to the letter or to the spirit? Usually the answer lies somewhere in the middle. The best translations aim to be true to the spirit without violating the letter more than necessary.

David Young, a poet himself, hopes to be true to the spirit of the five poets from the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-906) while at the same time trying to create poetry in a different language and period. The impulse that lies behind his book is to rescue the poets "from the often wooden and dogged versions of the scholars" and to recreate the beauty and dignity of the poetry in a language used by an American poet at the end of the 20th century. The results are marvelously readable, beautiful translations that I enjoyed more than any other translations of Chinese poetry I have read before or since.

Preceding the translations, Young has written a short introduction to each of the poets. These include a discussion of the special qualities of the poets' works and a selection of recommended translations by other English authors.

The five poets represented in this book are (1) Wang Wei, a devout Buddhist and the Chinese poet of landscape par excellence who wrote poems of a deeply religious sensibility; (2) Li Po, the Chinese archetype of the "bohemian artist and puckish wanderer," a poet beloved for his Taoist unconventionality; (3) Tu Fu, China's greatest poet according to a widely held view because of his technical brilliance and "vigorous poetry that manages to transcend unhappiness and melancholy by its enormous range and immense humanity"; (4) Li Ho, a poet usually not ranked with the Big Three because he is too innovative and defies classification; and (5) Li Shang-yin, who has a reputation as a decadent versifier but, as Young shows, is a "human and humane artist who feels deeply and sees deeply into mysteries of our common existence."

One of my favorite poems in this collection is "Returning to my cottage." It is a good example of Wang Wei's ability to capture stillness and movement in a landscape, to balance observations of things distant and close by, and to create from these images an atmosphere of serenity tinged with sadness. It is a good example for David Young's style of translation, too:

A bell in the distance
the sound floats
down the valley

one by one
woodcutters and fishermen
stop work, start home

the mountains move off
into darkness

alone, I turn home
as great clouds beckon
from the horizon

the wind stirs delicate vines
and water chestnut shoots
catkin fluff sails past

in the marsh to the east
new growth
vibrates with color

it's sad
to walk in the house
and shut the door.

Bottom line: This is one of the few anthologies of classical Chinese poetry in which the English versions of the poems really sound like poetry. There is nothing of the stiff formality and awkwardness of most other translations that disable the lyric voice of the verses. These translations are full of the beauty and dignity of the Chinese originals.

5-0 out of 5 stars Clear As Water, A Remarkable Book of Poems
I first read David Young's amazing translations of these great T'ang poets seventeen years ago, when I was one of his students at Oberlin College in Ohio, and they started me on a lifetime of reading and loving these astonishingly ancient and contemporary sounding poets.There is something vibrantly alive, immediate, and inspiring about these 8th century words and the personalities of their wise, striking authors.In reading many translations, you won't find many as clear and right. ... Read more

5. Endless River: Li Po and Tu Fu : A Friendship in Poetry
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Li Po (701-62) and Tu Fu (712-70) were two of the best known poets of China's greatest literary era. For over 20 years they carried on a conversation in poetry, and this book records 90 poems, 45 by each poet, in which they discuss many subjects, including their friendship. ... Read more

6. Facing the Moon: Poems of Li Bai and Du Fu
by Li Bai or Li Po, Du Fu or Tu Fu
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Translations of Li Bai and Du Fu, 8th century Chinese poets. ... Read more

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3-0 out of 5 stars Disappointed With Translations
I was disappointed with the translations of the poetry in this book.Li Bai (or Li Po as he is also known) wrote my favorite poem of all time, called, "Question and Answer in the Mountains."I learned the poem this way:

Ask me
Why I stay on Green Mountain?
I smile but do not answer
My heart is at ease

Peach blossoms on gently flowing water
Slip away into the distance
This is a world which is not of men

But this book's translation was disappointing, as follows:

You ask me why I stay up here
Alone on the green mountain
I smile but give no other answer --
And yet my heart's at leisure.

The peach blossom floats away on the stream
Carried far by the water
Here apart from the human world
I have heaven and earth together.

5-0 out of 5 stars great work
Keith Holyoak has done a great job in bringing Chinese poetry to the
fore of Western public. The translator deserves much credit for these
poems read as if they were originally written in English. He brings us
a big step closer to the music of an ancient and culturally distant
century. Some poems take a more metaphysical tone but never fail to be
touching and humane.

5-0 out of 5 stars I love this book!
Very serene. Simple, but descriptive. Keith paints cozy scenes of Far East life. I cannot only picture it, I can feel, taste and smell these places.

5-0 out of 5 stars Eastern Shakespeare
Keith Holyoak brings the mastery of these ancient eastern poets to life in our western context. Like Shakespeare these poets works are timeless, themes of joy despair, awe of nature and friendship in the artists work ring true universally, crossing cultures and time lines. A rich historical account at the beginning of the volume is an added bonus. ... Read more

7. Poetry and Career of Li Po (Ethical & Religious Classics of E.& W.)
by Arthur Waley
 Hardcover: 123 Pages (1951-06)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Saga of a Banished Immortal
It was unheard of in the Tang Dynasty for a famous poet born in the governing class to hold no official government position. But such was the situationwith Li Po. No one dared give him a job. He was simply too perpetually drunk.

A friend called Li Po a Banished Immortal, that is, an Immortal who'd been thrown out of Taoist Heaven and sent back to Earth for bad behavior. This was a useful way in those times to explain a brilliant reprobate.

Arthur Waley draws us into the charmed circle of Li Po's friends. The flashing eyes and magnetic personality of the poet come alive in these pages. We follow his drunken wanderings through desolate mountains and ravines, his riotous visits to friends with two singing-girls in tow, his reclusive years with the Master of the Eastern Cliff, his four successive marriages and his brief journey into political exile, with lots of partying on the way.

Interspersed with his adventures are Waley's translations of his poetry, which seem wonderful to me. Li Po abandons himself to the beauty of untamed nature, the vagaries of existence and the joyous oblivion of wine - and speaks to us of all this in a totally original voice.

I'm not sure why I love Li Po. I don't even drink! But I was completely delighted with this book. It paints a fascinating picture of life among the poets, bureaucrats, aristocrats, alchemists and sages of eighth-century China. ... Read more

8. Ha li po te (4) - huo bei de kao yan ('Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' in Traditional Chinese Characters)
by J. K. Rowling, J.K. Rowling
Paperback: 768 Pages (2001-12)
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In traditional Chinese Edition ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars The best Harry Potter book yet
After reading this book i certainly belive that this book is J. K. Rowling best work yet. Harry Potter has matured and the spells are more intestifying which makes the book alot more intersting to read. while i was reading it i was picturing the scenes and tried to captivate in my mind what the author was trying to prove.

The main idea of this story is Sirius Black escaping from prison and looking for Harry Potter.He just wants to warn him that Voldemort and Peter Pettigrew are after him and they are going to kill him.Then Harry finds out that his dad, Peter, Sir Black, and Professor Lupin were all best friends but turned on each other.Sir Black tries to explain that it was a misunderstanding.

In results to the story, Sir Black was innocent and Harry found out that he was his godfather the whole time they were after him.As a result of Harry and Ron saving Sir Black from execution, Harry received a Firebolt and Ron received an owl from Sir Black. ... Read more

9. The Works of Li Po: The Chinese Poet
by Bai Li, Shigeyoshi Obata
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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ... Read more

10. The Ascended Masters: Who Are They & What Are Their Teachings?
by Li Po
Paperback: 237 Pages (2004)
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Asin: 1420806440
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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HOW DO WE VERIFY THE TEACHINGS? These Teachings are as old as Man, and according to them, man has been in physical embodiment on Planet Earth for 18 million years, since Lemurian times or the last third of the 3rd Root Race. There has never been a time on Earth when the Teachings were not available somewhere. All books that claim Great Antiquity including the Bible are a Translation or a Distillation of a previous Work. The Higher Teachings have remained Hidden, for the most part, since the Fall of Man, since the time when we were all individually able to walk and talk with Angels and Higher Beings.In the Beginning we were aware of our Higher Self and then Earth and Humanity began to densify. Because there is a Hierarchy for this planet as there is for every planet, star and celestial body, that Hierarchy was allowed to interpret the Law from a level of Absolute Clarity of Vision into practice on the planet while still allowing the use of Free Will for humanity. There could be no evolution, or learning, without the possibility of choice. In the Divine Plan, all was a covenant from the beginning. ... Read more

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2-0 out of 5 stars Disappointment
This book wasn't at all what I expected and was of little use to me.

5-0 out of 5 stars Not for all, but for all !!!
If you make it past the first few pages and remain captivated...... congratulations!..... this book is for you. Chances are you've enjoyed movies such as 'The Matrix' and 'What The Bleep Do We Know' etc, have a healthy interest in metaphysical stuff and are well aware of your multi-dimensional being. Having had no prior 'conscious' experience with 'Ascended Masters', I am highly moved and inspired by this book. Learn more about the Ascended Masters, their purpose, OUR purpose and responsibility towards our planet. References to life on other planets and reincarnation etc. may not be easily accepted/digested by some, but anyone who views our evolution as more of a spiritual process than a physical one will surely find this book enjoyable and informative. ... Read more

11. Li Pai: 200 Selected Poems
by Li Po
 Paperback: Pages (1981-09)
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Isbn: 0835108333
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12. The Poet Li Po (Pali Language Texts-Chinese)
by Teng C. Yung
 Paperback: 80 Pages (1975-09)
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Asin: 0824802241
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13. Like Li-po Lauging at the Lonely Moon
by Chuck Taylor
Paperback: 72 Pages (2008-11)
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Asin: 1931247595
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Chuck Taylor brazenly borrows the clear, wise, and consistently wry voice of the ancient poet Li-Po to speak of life, love, and fatherhood in the 21st Century..."--Dave Parsons, author of "Editing Sky" and "Color of Mourning" ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Excellent
From the long poems to the string of haiku, this is a wonderful, meditative, witty book about the speaker's life which has not just the shadow of the great Chinese poet upon it, but his light within it too.

Haiku 10:

So it seems, marriage:
Oxen pulling a sharp star
Across the backyard.

5-0 out of 5 stars Focuses on a marriage of eastern and western philosophy
Author Chuck Taylor brings his experiences to test with "Like Li-Po Laughing at the Lonely Moon". Another anthology of poetry from the man, this volume focuses on a marriage of eastern and western philosophy as he discusses them with solid and blunt verse. "Like Li-Po Laughing at the Lonely Moon" is a unique read to enjoy for poetry fans. "Haiku 2": Small girl gathering/off the green lawn a bouquet/of peacock feathers.
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14. The poet Li Po, A.D. 701-762
by Arthur. Waley
Paperback: 36 Pages (1919-01-01)
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This volume is produced from digital images created through the University of Michigan University Library's large-scale digitization efforts. The Library seeks to preserve the intellectual content of items in a manner that facilitates and promotes a variety of uses. The digital reformatting process results in an electronic version of the original text that can be both accessed online and used to create new print copies. The Library also understands and values the usefulness of print and makes reprints available to the public whenever possible. This book and hundreds of thousands of others can be found in the HathiTrust, an archive of the digitized collections of many great research libraries. For access to the University of Michigan Library's digital collections, please see http://www.lib.umich.edu and for information about the HathiTrust, please visit http://www.hathitrust.org ... Read more

15. Carta a Li Po (Ocnos ; 54) (Spanish Edition)
by Jose Corredor Matheos
 Unknown Binding: 77 Pages (1975)

Isbn: 8421106546
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16. Li Po-Yuan (Twayne's World Authors Series : China ; Twas 607)
by Douglas Lancashire
 Hardcover: 189 Pages (1981-06)
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Isbn: 0805764496
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17. Three Poems by Li-Po. First Edition?
by Constant Lambert
 Paperback: Pages (1928)

Asin: B003AC7TKY
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18. Works of Li Po
by Li Po
 Hardcover: Pages (1966-06)
list price: US$11.00
Isbn: 0818800704
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19. Treasure of Li-Po
by Alice Ritchie
 Hardcover: Pages (1949-10)
list price: US$4.50
Isbn: 0152901582
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20. Hongkong: Victoria Harbour, Hang Seng Index, Geschichte Hongkongs, Tropische Wirbelsturmwarnsignale in Hongkong, Li Po Chun College (German Edition)
Paperback: 162 Pages (2010-10-18)
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Asin: 1159060045
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Der Erwerb des Buches enthält gleichzeitig die kostenlose Mitgliedschaft im Buchklub des Verlags zum Ausprobieren - dort können Sie von über einer Million Bücher ohne weitere Kosten auswählen. Das Buch besteht aus Wikipedia-Artikeln: Victoria Harbour, Hang Seng Index, Geschichte Hongkongs, Tropische Wirbelsturmwarnsignale in Hongkong, Li Po Chun College, Säule der Schande, Mui Tsai, Ting Hai Effekt, Hongkong-Dollar, Far Eastern Economic Review, Victoria Park, Ta Kung Pao, Mingxing-Filmgesellschaft, Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, David Wong, Bistum Hongkong, Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set, WTA Hongkong, Hang Seng China Enterprise Index, Hong Kong Composers' Guild, Musicarama, Sprachen von Hongkong, Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten Hongkong, Tung Wah, Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong, Oriental Daily News, South China Morning Post, Police Tactical Unit, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, Hongkong-Englisch, Conservancy Association, Sun Yee On, Luen-Gruppe, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Sha Tin New Town, Ming Pao, Wong-Tai-Sin-Tempel, Causeway Bay, Cage People,. Online finden Sie die kostenlose Aktualisierung der Bücher. Nicht dargestellt. Auszug: Hongkong (chin. , Xiānggǎng, kant. Heunggong, engl.: „Duftender Hafen") ist der Name einer Metropole und Sonderverwaltungszone an der Südküste der Volksrepublik China. Finanz-, Geschäfts- und Kulturzentrum ist Central, im Norden der Insel Hongkong gelegen. Größte Siedlung des Gebietes ist Kowloon im Süden der New Territories. Das an der Mündung des Perlflusses auf einer Halbinsel und 262 Inseln gelegene Territorium war bis 30. Juni 1997 eine britische Kronkolonie und wurde vertragsgemäß am 1. Juli 1997 an China zurückgegeben. Im Rahmen der von Deng Xiaoping entwickelten Doktrin Ein Land, zwei Systeme bleibt das demokratisch marktwirtschaftliche System Hongkongs mindestens 50 Jahre neben dem autoritären sozialistischen System der Volksrepublik Chin...http://booksllc.net/?l=de&id=101972 ... Read more

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