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The banished immortal : a life of Li Bai (Li Po) / Ha Jin.

Jin, Ha, 1956- (author.).
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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler B LI (Text) 34044000970739 Adult Biography Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Li (Text) 31208912617950 new non-fiction Checked out 02/08/2019
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Li (Text) WWPL9781524747411 14 Day Loan On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524747411
  • ISBN: 1524747416
  • Physical Description: 301 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Chinese versions of his poetry will be included.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-299).
Summary, etc.:
"From the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting: a narrative driven, deeply human biography of the 8th century poet, Li Bai--also known as Li Po--one of the most beloved poets ever to emerge from China. With the instincts of a master novelist, Ha Jin draws on a wide range of historical and literary sources to weave the life story of Li Bai (701-762), whose poems--shaped by Daoist thought and characterized by their passion, romance, and lust for life--rang throughout the Tang Dynasty and continue to be celebrated today. The Banished Immortal is an extraordinary portrait of a poet who both transcended his time and was shaped by it, and whose ability to live, love, and mourn without reservation produced some of the most enduring verses in the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Li, Bai, 701-762
Li, Bai, 701-762 > Criticism and interpretation.
Poets, Chinese > Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Poetry.
HISTORY / Asia / China.

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