Tao Yuanming

Tao Qian (simplified Chinese: 陶潜; traditional Chinese: 陶潛; pinyin: Táo Qián; Wade–Giles: T'ao Ch'ien) (365–427), better known as Tao Yuanming (traditional Chinese: 陶淵明; simplified Chinese: 陶渊明; pinyin: Táo​ Yuān​míng; Wade-Giles: T'ao Yüan-ming), was a Chinese poet. Born in modern Jiujiang, Jiangxi, he was one of the most influential pre-Tang Dynasty (618–907) Chinese poets.

Tao Yuanming

Works edit

  (quoted in Gems of Chinese Literature (1922: 2nd edition, translated by Herbert Allen Giles))

Arthur Waley versions edit

Translations from A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems (1919) by Arthur Waley.


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