Ancient Chinese CI Poetry | Xue Yukun
Publisher: Han Culture Chinese Malaysia & Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP)
Author: Xue Yukun
Page: 81 pg
Year of issue: 2018
Binder type: Softcover
Ci poetry is generally used to express emotions and sentiments, it inherits the tradition of expressing one's detached interest in secluded rural life through the depict of pastoral landscapes. Ci poem derived from kind of popular lyrical songs in the ancient times, most of which are songs of love affairs and daily fun, without profound social and political senses. Therefore, poets prefer not to adopt Ci poems to expose social darkness, to reveal common people sufferings, nor to convey serious and thoughtful themes.