Tune into Classic Shorts to hear some of the highly acclaimed poet Du Fu's most famous works from the 300 Tang Poems anthology. In this episode, listeners can enjoy hearing two poems written about his friends: Seeing Li Bai in a Dream II and A Letter to Censor Han.
Tune into Classic Shorts to hear about the life and poetry of the wise and noble Tang dynasty poet Zhang Jiuling. His poems begin the famous 300 Tang Poems anthology. Zhang was recognized as a true literary talent at age 12 and near the end of his life gave Emperor Xuanzhong advice that, if heeded, could have prevented the fall of the Tang dynasty.