Li Bai


Born
Suyab, Kyrgyzstan
Genre

Influences


Date of Birth: ca. 701 A.D.
Date of Death: ca. 762 A.D.

This is a Chinese name. The family name is Li.

Li Bai (Li Pai; Chinese: 李白; pinyin: Lǐ Bái; Wade–Giles: Li Pai), also known as Li Bo (or Li Po; pinyin: Lǐ Bó; Wade–Giles: Li Po) was a Chinese poet. He was part of the group of Chinese scholars called the "Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup" in a poem by fellow poet Du Fu. Li Po is often regarded, along with Du Fu, as one of the two greatest poets in China's literary history. Approximately 1,100 of his poems remain today. The first translations in a Western language were published in 1862 by Marquis d'Hervey de Saint-Denys in his Poésies de l'Époque des Thang. The English-speaking world was introduced to Li Po's works by a Herbert Allen Giles
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The Selected Poems

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4.35 avg rating — 695 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Li Po and Tu Fu: Poems

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4.14 avg rating — 442 ratings — published 1973 — 3 editions
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Bright Moon, White Clouds: ...

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Eres tan bella como una flo...

3.52 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2000
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The Works Of Li Po: The Chi...

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4.36 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1922 — 8 editions
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Facing the Moon: Poems of L...

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Endless River

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4.26 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1993
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Poemas clássicos chineses

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4.05 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2012
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Chinese Poetry, Anthology o...

4.21 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2012
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Nebe mi pokrývkou a země po...

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4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1999
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“We sit together, the mountain and me, until only the mountain remains.”
Li Po

“You ask why I make my home in the mountain forest,
and I smile, and am silent,
and even my soul remains quiet:
it lives in the other world
which no one owns.
The peach trees blossom,
The water flows.”
Li Po
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“When the hunter sets traps only for rabbits, tigers and dragons are left uncaught.”
Li Po

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