New York: Anchor Books, 1975. First Anchor Press Edition. Paperback. This edition is the first time Sunflower Splendor was published in book form. A hardcover edition was separately published by Indiana University Press, and a Chinese version was published in Hong Kong under the title K'uei Yeh Chi. Used - Fair. Original illustrated card-stock wraps; toned from age and stained. Spine is slightly creased. Binding tight and square. Edges and leaves are toned from age. Text box is clean and unmarked but toned from age. Index. 630 pp. Item #7240
Sunflower Splendor is the most comprehensive anthology of Chinese Poetry in English available today. These new translations of poems dating from the ancient Shih Ching (Book of Poetry) of the twelfth to seventh centuries B.C. to the modern verses of Mao Tse-tung constitute the rich and varied heritage of Chinese literature.