19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei

19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei

By Wang Wei; Eliot Weinberger; Octavio Paz

Asphodel Press, Paperback, 9780918825148, 60pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1995

Nineteen different translations of a single poem with comments on each version by Eliot Weinberger and introduction contributed by Octavio Paz.

About the Author

Eliot Weinberger (b. NYC, 1949), is an essayist and translator. He won PEN s first Gregory Kolovakos Award for promoting Hispanic literature in the US, and he is America s first literary writer to receive Mexico s Order of the Aztec Eagle. He lives in New York City.

Octavio Paz was born in 1914 and died in 1998. The author of eighteen books, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.