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A Phone Call From Dalian

Selected Poetry of Han Dong

Edited by Nicky Harman

Publication Year: 2012

AN DONG was born in 1961 in Nanjing, where he continues to live and work as a full-time writer. He has a long history in the Chinese contemporary poetry scene: he was not only very influential in avant-garde poetry in the 1980s but continues to be highly regarded as a poet today and has a seriously devoted following. He has edited groundbreaking literary magazines and websites such as Them and Today and was a leader of the 1998 "Fracture" movement, which encouraged independent writers to break free of conventional literary values. Today, characteristically, he continues to court controversy with his blogs and essays. He is also a respected novelist—his first, published in translation as Banished! by University of Hawai'i Press, was long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2008. He has won independent poetry prizes in China, and has made several literary tours in the West in recent years.

Published by: Chinese University Press

Series: The Jintian series of contemporary literature

Title Page, Copyright Page

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pp. 1-4

Contents

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pp. v-vi

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The Poetics of Disbelief

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pp. vii-xiii

Since the 1980's, the modern Chinese poetry that has mattered—in China, and in the rest of the world—is often called “avant-garde,” as distinct from “official” poetry associated with a politically sanctioned, orthodox literary establishment. Avant-garde poetry has overwhelmingly emerged through...

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A Phone Call from Dalian

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pp. xv-xix

I was struck when reading Maghiel’s excellent essay on Han Dong that while we share an admiration for Han Dong’s poetry, we take very different things from his work. What follows are my personal impressions, as a reader and as a translator, of the work of one of my favorite poets....

1. Green Tree, Red Fruit

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pp. 2-3

2. Someone in a Riot of Stones

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pp. 4-5

3. There Is a Darkness

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pp. 6-7

4. I Hear Cups

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pp. 8-9

5. A Loud Noise

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pp. 10-11

6. Visiting Shandong

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pp. 12-13

7. A Phone Call from Dalian

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pp. 14-15

7. A Calm

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pp. 16-17

8. Round Jade

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pp. 18-19

9. Rain

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pp. 20-21

10. Gregorian Chant

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pp. 22-23

11. Elevator Door Etc.

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pp. 24-25

12. The Worker’s Hand

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pp. 26-27

13. The Chicken Seller

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pp. 28-29

14. Of the Wild Goose Pagoda

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pp. 30-31

15. Mountain People

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pp. 32-33

16. So You’ve Seen the Sea

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pp. 34-35

17. A and B

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pp. 36-39

18. Your Hand

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pp. 40-41

19. The Train

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pp. 42-43

20. Let Me Describe the Rainstorm

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pp. 44-45

21. Making a Note

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pp. 46-47

22. Dialogue

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pp. 48-49

23. News

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pp. 50-51

24. So Dispassionate

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pp. 52-53

25. Waitress

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pp. 54-55

26. Night Flight

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pp. 56-59

27. Crossing the Lingdingyang, the Lonely Sea

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pp. 60-63

28. Under the Streetlights of Shenzhen

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pp. 64-65

29. In Shenzhen, to a Group of Friends

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pp. 66-69

30. Return

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pp. 70-73

31. Love Life

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pp. 74-75

32. Absurd Winter Scene

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pp. 76-77

33. Pain

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pp. 78-79

34. Growing Up Is a Mistake

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pp. 80-81

35. The Days of Our Lives

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pp. 82-83

36. The Softer Part

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pp. 84-85

37. Wood Work

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pp. 86-87

38. Summertime Window

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pp. 88-89

39. We Sat on the Street

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pp. 90-91

40. In White-tiled Brightness

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pp. 92-93

41. Some People Don’t Like to Talk

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pp. 94-95

42. It’s Foggy

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pp. 96-97

43. These Past Few Years

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pp. 98-101

Translator Acknowledgments

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pp. 103-124

Translator Biographies

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pp. 105-106


E-ISBN-13: 9789629969042
Print-ISBN-13: 9789629964924

Page Count: 128
Illustrations: N
Publication Year: 2012

Series Title: The Jintian series of contemporary literature
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OCLC Number: 871208017
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