Books by Arthur Waley
“When I first started reading classical Chinese poetry in translation, the books that I could get were all by Arthur Waley. There were other translators before him, but in terms of the quality of translation Waley was the best.” Read more...
The best books on Classical Chinese Poetry
Qiu Xiaolong, Thriller and Crime Writer
Interviews where books by Arthur Waley were recommended
The best books on Classical Chinese Poetry, recommended by Qiu Xiaolong
The translator, poet and author of the best-selling Inspector Chen series, Qiu Xiaolong, says there is no one road when it comes to translating Chinese poetry. He chooses five anthologies that capture its magic.