David Hinton

David Hinton’s translations of classical Chinese poetry have earned him a Guggenheim fellowship, numerous NEA and NEH fellowships, and both of the major awards given for poetry translation in the United States, the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, from the Academy of American Poets, and the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, from the PEN American Center. He is also the first translator in over a century to translate the four seminal works of Chinese philosophy: the Tao Te Ching, Chuang Tzu, Analects, and Mencius. He lives in Vermont.


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David Hinton discusses his book Classical Chinese Poetry

Hear editor and translator David Hinton discuss his book Classical Chinese Poetry: An Anthology. In this audio recording, David Hinton discusses the self and identity in early Chinese poetry, and reads poems from the book. Listen to this poetry reading and discussion, and then learn more about the book Classical Chinese Poetry at http://us.macmillan.com/classicalchinesepoetry/DavidHinton Read more about poet, translator and editor David Hinton at http://us.macmillan.com/author/davidhinton

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Classical Chinese Poetry

Translated and Edited by David Hinton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

With this groundbreaking collection, translated and edited by the renowned poet and translator David Hinton, a new generation will be introduced to the work...


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