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Goddesses, Ghosts and Demons: The Collected Poems of Li He, 790-816

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Poetica 15 Li He, born in 790 A.D., is said to have written poetry of great power at age seven. His death at twenty-six was considered a tragic loss. Legend records him writing poems on horseback, gathering the fragments in a tapestry bag carried by a servant lad. His mother once exclaimed, 'This boy of mine won't be content until he has vomited out his heart'. Barely 240 poems survive. Neglected in his own country for many years as aberrant and extremist, his work has recently undergone a re-evaluation in China and Japan, ...

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Goddesses, Ghosts and Demons: The Collected Poems of Li He, 790-816
1983, Anvil Press Poetry, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780856461095

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