How to Read Chinese Poetry Podcast
Zong-qi Cai, Lingnan University
This podcast presents cutting-edge scholarship on Chinese poetry to a broad general audience. In its 52 episodes, leading experts guide listeners through a pleasurable journey of Chinese poetry, poem by poem, genre by genre, and dynasty by dynasty. They demonstrate how the selected poems work in Chinese to create a fascinating, untranslatable poetic beauty while illuminating their broader cultural significance. Poems are read aloud in English and Chinese to the background of the Chinese qin music. English translations, romanizations, and brief notes are provided at howtoreadchinesepoetry.com.