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Li Shang-yin


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Qinyang, China
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Li Shangyin (c. 813–858), courtesy name Yishan (義山), was a Chinese poet of the late Tang Dynasty, born in Henei (now Qinyang, Henan). Along with Li He, he was much admired and "rediscovered" in the 20th century by young Chinese writers for the imagist quality of his poems. He is particularly famous for his tantalizing "no title" (無題) poems.
Li Shangyin's career was rough, and he never obtained a high position, either because of factional disputes, or because of his association with Liu Fen (劉蕡), a prominent opponent of the eunuchs.
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Average rating: 4.17 · 602 ratings · 87 reviews · 10 distinct worksSimilar authors
Poems of the Late T'ang

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4.01 avg rating — 260 ratings — published 1965 — 6 editions
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Five T'ang Poets

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Li Shangyin

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Derangements of My Contempo...

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3.93 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2014
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Antologia da Poesia Clássic...

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4.69 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Chuva Na Primavera E Outros...

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Księżyc nad Fuzhou. Wiersze...

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The Poetry of Li Shang-yin

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Escrito Sobre Jade - Poesia...

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2002
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Poetry Pamphlets  13-16

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“Literature endures like the universal spirit,
And its breath becomes a part of the vitals of all men.”
Li Shang-yin

“And a moment that ought to have lasted for ever
Has come and gone before I knew.”
Li Shang-yin

“When will I be home? I don’t know.
In the mountains, in the rainy night,
The Autumn lake is flooded.
Someday we will be back together again.
We will sit in the candlelight by the West window.
And I will tell you how I remembered you
Tonight on the stormy mountain.”
Li Shang-Yin

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