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Sze, Arthur

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Works: 74 works in 129 publications in 2 languages and 3,121 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Periodicals  Musical settings  Manuscripts 
Roles: Interviewer, Compiler, Editor, Translator, Signer, Lyricist, Other
Classifications: PS3569.Z38, 811.54
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The silk dragon: translations from the Chinese by Arthur Sze( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
"The Silk Dragon presents the vitality, diversity, and power of the Chinese poetic tradition, ranging from such Tang dynasty masters as Wang Wei, Li Po, and Tu Fu to contemporary poets Wen I-to and Yen Chen. Although Sze calls translation an "impossible task," his introduction nevertheless provides a unique glimpse into exactly how he translates a poem - from the first rough, literal draft to the finished poem."--Jacket
The redshifting web : poems 1970-1998 by Arthur Sze( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
The Redshifting Web spans more than a quarter-century of published work and makes available for the first time the full range of Sze's poetry. It includes selections from five previous books as well as a generous selection of new poems. --Copper Canyon Press. Sze is the kind of poet I have hoped for all my life: he possesses the gravity of the great Chinese poets of the T'ang, the levity of a Japanese Zen master, along with a voice that is wholly contemporary. He is a master of description of the natural world. With typical modesty, he can refer to his many travels and his absorption of many cultures in a totally unaffected way. This book is a landmark and a signpost. --Carolyn Kizer. Sze composes an elegant, quietly intense, very human, beautiful poetry, one that is remarkable for its commitment to metaphor and musical language. I consider him to be one of the foremost poets of his generation. He is wise, intelligent, a joy to be with and to read. --Quincy Troupe
Archipelago by Arthur Sze( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Quipu by Arthur Sze( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
"In his eighth collection of poetry, Arthur Sze evokes quipu as both title and unifying metaphor. Composed of dyed, spun, and knotted cords, a quipu is a device created by the Inca as a tactile system of record keeping, calculation, and, possibly, narratives. In Quipu, Sze knots and strings together vibrant poems that move across cultures and times as agilely as they navigate tone and texture."
The ginkgo light by Arthur Sze( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
The poet extends the metaphor of a ginkgo tree that survived the atomic blast at Hiroshima to explore the meaning of survival and perseverance
Arthur Sze ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Arthur Sze reads from his book The redshifting web: poems 1970-1998, and discusses with Frank Stewart the influences that have formed his poetic vision
Readings & conversations reading by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge ; conversation with Arthur Sze by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
"Mei-mei Berssenbrugge was born in Peking, China, in 1947, and grew up in Massachusetts. She is the author of ten collections of poetry, including Fish Souls, Summits Move with the Tide, Random Possessions, Sphericity, and The four year old girl ... Ms. Berssenbrugge has received fellowships from the NEA and two American Book Awards from the Before Columbus Foundation. She read on April 1, 1999"--Container
Chinese writers on writing ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
"With more than half the works appearing in English for the first time, this is the first collection that brings together material by writers reflecting on their work, processes, and challenges of writing under China's political system"--Provided by publisher
An archaeology of architecture : photowriting the built environment by Dennis Tedlock( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
"This work combines photography of both commercial and vernacular architecture around the world in a series of short essays examining what structures can reveal about their pasts and the present. The author's contribution as photographer/ethnographer provides a unique anthropological perspective to the observation that all buildings reflect a story that leads from construction through occupation to abandonment"--
River river by Arthur Sze( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Dazzled by Arthur Sze( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Mercury rising : featuring contemporary poetry from Taiwan ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Includes poems, stories, and plays by various authors, and photographs of the Iona Contemporary Dance Theatre (performance of The Mythology of angels)
The Willow wind by Arthur Sze( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
The zigzag way ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Two ravens by Arthur Sze( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Two ravens by Arthur Sze( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A green pine by Peter Garland( score )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The Redshifting Web New & Selected Poems by Arthur Sze( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive collection by one of the most intensely musical and visionary poets writing today
Silk road : for soprano and percussionist by Dun Tan( score )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Retinal exchange : poems from the Santa Fe Public Library workshops and the Institute of American Indian Arts ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (72)
German (1)
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