poets & poems
FOUND IN TRANSLATION
Li Po's Looking in the Mirror...
Looking in the Mirror and Writing What My Heart Finds There
T'ao Ch'ien's Returning Home...
A selection of translations of T’ao Chi’en’s
Returning Home to My Fields and Gardens
Wang Wei's Deer Park
A selection of translations of Wang Wei’s
Li Po's Jade Stairs Grievance
Translations of Li Po’s
Jade Stairs Grievanc
The poem behind the poem
Once more, on the empty mountain
Translating Wang Wei’s
One of These More or Less
The poem is an immigrant, and we must create a new society of poems in which it can be at home again.
Reflections on my translations of Han-shan
A truly apt translation of a poem may require an effort of imagination almost as great as the making of the original.
Introduction to Translations from the Chinese
On translating a poem.
The Visible and the Invisible in Chinese Poetry
If poetry renders the invisible visible, then translation must do the same.