Mercury Rising: Featuring Contemporary Poetry from Taiwan
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):0.8 x 7.3 x 10.3
- Publication Date:June 2003
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Isolated yet open, restricted yet free, the island of Taiwan has evolved into a dynamic, democratic crossroads of cultures and influences. Taiwanese poetry has assimilated influences not only from classical Chinese culture, but from Europe, Japan, and America. Today, it is a lively blend of indigenous, Hokkien, Hakka, and other ethnic and language groups, exploring diverse themes and forms, from the lyric to the postmodern.
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