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Professor Jonathan Chaves

Jonathan Chaves, professor of Chinese at The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., is a well-known scholar and translator of classical Chinese poetry. He has also studied relationships among poetry, painting and calligraphy in China, leading to his guest-curating the exhibition The Chinese Painter as Poet for China Institute in America in 2000. One emphasis of his work has been the introduction of Chinese poets never before translated to the Western reading public. Chaves writes as...See more