The August Sleepwalker introduces to American readers the compelling and remarkable poetry of China's foremost modern poet, Bei Dao (Zhao Zhenkai). One of the most gifted and controversial writers to emerge from the massive upheavals of contemporary China, Bei Dao both reflects and criticizes the conflicts of the Cultural Revolution of the late '60's and '70's.
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Old Snow: Poems
Bonnie S. McDougall; Chen Maiping; Pei-Tao.
New Directions, 1991