Taiwan has advanced dramatically from a little-known island to an across the world acclaimed fiscal miracle and thriving democracy. The historical past of contemporary Taiwanese poetry parallels and tells the tale of this modification from outer edge to frontier. Containing translations of approximately four hundred poems from 50 poets spanning the full 20th century, this anthology finds Taiwan in a extensive spectrum of subject matters, types, and kinds: from lyrical meditation to political satire, haiku to concrete poetry, surrealism to postmodernism. The in-depth advent outlines the improvement of recent poetry within the distinct old and cultural context of Taiwan. accomplished in either intensity and scope, Frontier Taiwan fantastically captures the achievements of the nation's smooth poetic traditions.
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