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Flash Cards is a primer of modern Chinese life—constructing a complex philosophical vision from swatches of daily events and observations. As Yu Jian has written about his own work: "It is possible to see eternity—to see everything—in a teacup or a candy wrapper. Everything in the world is poetry." The JINTIAN [今天] series of contemporary literature features new and innovative writing from mainland China and abroad. Titles in the series are edited by Bei Dao, Lydia H. Liu, and Christopher Mattison. A collaborative venture between Zephyr Press, the Jintian Literary Foundation, and The Chinese University Press, each bilingual title highlights the ever-changing literary culture of China while simultaneously expanding the English language with a wave of new voices in translation.

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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. A Note on Translating Yu Jian
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  1. Firm, Steadfast, Staunch, Resolute: Yu Jian’s Flash Cards
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  1. 1. I arrive at his living room with a poem
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  1. 2. In the beginning is the rabbit
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  1. 3. I see a rose
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  1. 4. When I work
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  1. 5. The property where the palm tree lives
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  1. 6. With a shaved head
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  1. 7. A tree
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  1. 8. Morning time to brush my teeth
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  1. 9. If I compare spring to a temple
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  1. 10. A letter
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  1. 11. The road that goes there
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  1. 12. You’re about to become
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  1. 13. I write in autumn
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  1. 14. The washing machine on Saturday
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  1. 15. The poet is hosting a meeting
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  1. 16. It’s used for holding carp
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  1. 17. In the Nu River forest
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  1. 18. The lone white eucalyptus
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  1. 19. Originally this poem was written
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  1. 20. The salesman who sells
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  1. 21. Autumn is coming
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  1. 22. Outside my window
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  1. 23. A member of the proletariat
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  1. 24. Finishing Poem #54
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  1. 25. The alarm clock doesn’t ring
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  1. 26. Someone discovered Xi Shuang Ban Na
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  1. 27. According to both theory and practice
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  1. 28. Autumn is deep
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  1. 29. If you want to make every word
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  1. 30. If you want to make every word
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  1. 31. The supermarket’s concrete foundation
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  1. 32. Oh this is the merry-go-round
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  1. 33. In the zoo where dark is falling
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  1. 34. Night along the Nu River is strange
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  1. 35. In the middle of the horse going
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  1. 36. The poet walks on the road
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  1. 37. The architect for the madhouse
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  1. 38. Certain things are placed
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  1. 39. There’s a pleasure
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  1. 40. Under the moon
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  1. 41. Red lights
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  1. 42. Another autumn
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  1. 43. The road to death
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  1. 44. A black leopard
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  1. 45. Ancient lungs screech
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  1. 46. (Poetry Recipe)
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  1. 47. A wolf passes through the valley
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  1. 48. A cold front is attacking the city
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  1. 49. Along the River Dimaluo
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  1. 50. The afternoon sun
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  1. 51. An eighteen-year-old college girl
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  1. 52. On the garden’s eyelashes
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  1. 53. The car zooms across the high plateau
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  1. 54. In 1998
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  1. 55. You’re too vulgar
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  1. 56. I always try to reach
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  1. 57. You must confess honestly
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  1. 58. He’s walking others are walking too
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  1. 59. Inscrutable thoughts
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  1. 60. Peeling an apple at dusk
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  1. 61. In springtime girls run
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  1. 62. On the stage
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  1. 63. The golden age is coming soon
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  1. 64. The eggshell breaks in the afternoon
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  1. 65. A clean sanitized square
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  1. 66. Afternoon in a remote mountain
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  1. 67. The injury didn’t come from
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  1. 68. The well at the old house
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  1. 69. Poet Chen Ping is a policeman
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  1. 70. The red land rolls on beneath the sky
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  1. 71. The driver pointed to a village
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  1. 72. That day I passed by
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  1. 73. Morning in the park
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789629969370
Related ISBN
9789629964719
MARC Record
OCLC
933515838
Pages
168
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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