Greg Whincup holds a degree in Chinese from the University of Toronto, Canada, and has done extensive work in Chinese poetry at the University of London, England. He has been on the staff of the Far Eastern Department of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. He is also the author of Rediscovering the I Ching. He currently lives near Vancouver in British Colombia.
"Succeeds very well in conveying the flavor of Chinese poetry." --John S. Major, Former Directory of the Asia Society's China Council
"This book's aim is to make fifty-seven of the greatest Chinese poems come alive for the Western reader. It presents the poem in a new way that brings the reader face-to-face with their original Chinese texts, and the worlds of the poet who wrote them" --Greg Whincup, from the Preface