The Evolution of Contemporary Chinese Poetry

Against All Odds: Chinese Poetry Today
Date and Time: 
October 16, 2007 - 7:00PM

A panel discussion on the survival and evolution of the Chinese poetic tradition in the face of the globalization of capitalism and the Chinese government's political control with Cao Shuying, Cris Mattison, Eleni Sikelianos, Sun Yi and Zhang Er.

Part of Against All Odds: Chinese Poetry Today, a panorama of readings and discussions by Chinese poets and American translators featured in the Talisman House Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Poetry, offering an encounter with the poetic forms, philosophies and political underpinnings of the emerging generation in China.

Funded by the New York Council for the Humanities.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, Co-sponsored by Belladonna Books, Bilingual Reading Series, Bowery Poetry Club and Talisman House Publishers.
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations