100 Ancient Chinese Poems (with Chinese & English, and Mp3) : Ancient Chinese poetry has delighted and moved readers throughout the ages. Now this anthology offers foreign students of Chinese at upper intermediate level the means to discover at first hand the beauty and consummate artistry of this fascinating body of verse. The anthology is century around the Tang poems, but works of other dynasties are also included. A unique feature of this book is the provision of Pinyin phonetic transcriptions. This will ensure that the readers have a clear understanding of the tome patterns, so vital to the appreciation of Chinese verse. Every poem is furnished with a commentary, notes on the language, and information about the poet. Professor Xu Yuanchong of Peking University and Professor Wan Jianzhong of Zhejiang University have translated those poems into English. For the convenience of the readers, a companion CD is provided.