Arthur Waley

A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems

originally published:
London : Constable


  • Connolly 100(1918)

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bio notes:
born: 8/19/1889
died: 6/27/1966
born as: Arthur Waley

Sinologist and translator from Chinese and Japanese whose outstanding renderings of Oriental classics into English had a profound effect on such modern poets as W.B. Yeats and Ezra Pound. (The family name was changed from Schloss to Waley, his mother's maiden name, at the outset of World War II.) - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature