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This anthology gathers jointly over 1500 years of chinese language Zen (Ch'an) poetry from the earliest writing, together with the Hsin Hsin Ming written via the third Patriarch, to the poetry of clergymen during this century. Poets contain Wang Wei, Li Po, Tu Fu, Yuan Mei, the loopy hermits Han-shan and Shih-te, in addition to many nameless priests and hermits.

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