In Du Fu
's poem on the Yuhua, the emperor's former glory, his failure to achieve longevity, and, above all, the ruined structure of the palace all center on the theme of the failure to attain immortality.
A member of the second generation of High Tang poets, which included such masters as Li Bo and Du Fu
, Cen Shen participated in the effort to reinvigorate the lushi, or "regulated poem," through innovations in diction and meter.
In my own research on the intellectual outlook of Du Fu
(712-770) and his friends, I have found that in terms of general value orientation, Du Fu
was close to Jia Zhi but far away from most of his other known acquaintances.
223: Huang cites poems by Du Fu
to argue that certain Tang-period wines must have been more potent than othrrs, and thus were more expensive because they were distilled.
 In this trilogy, Zuo Si titles his rhapsody on the Shu Han capital "Shu du fu
" [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] or "Rhapsody on the Shu Capital."
Among specific topics are from Du Fu
to Rilke and back: Feng Zhi's modernist aesthetics and poetic practice, Yu Guangzhong's modernist spirit: from In Time of Cold War to Tug of War with Eternity, Li and modernism: the development of a poetry journal, network analysis as a modernist intervention: the case of Chinese poetry readings, and modernist literati: abstract art of contemporary Chinese poets.
The famous haiku master Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) is generally acknowledged to have looked to Chinese poetry for inspiration, especially the poetry of Li Po (701-762) and Du Fu
More specifically, "How to Read World Literature" is accessible and enlightening in offering readers the tools to navigate works as varied as Homer, Sophocles, Kalidasa, Du Fu
, Dante, Murasaki, Moliere, Kafka, Wole Soyinka, and Derek Walcott; is fully revised and expanded to reflect the changing face of the study of World Literature, especially in the English-speaking world; now includes more major authors featured in the undergraduate World Literature syllabus covered within a fuller critical context; and features an entirely new chapter on the relationship between World Literature and postcolonial literature.
Guests can delve into Changsha's unique history, architecture and food culture at Pozi Street and Taiping Old Street, enjoy the scenic riverside promenade of Du Fu
Pavilion or visit high-end shopping mall Hisense Plaza, which is directly beneath the hotel.
Representative Chinese nature poets, namely, Tao Yuanming, Xie Lingyun, Meng Haoran, Wang Wei, Li Bai, Du Fu
, Bai Juyi, Su Shi and Lu You had written a substantial number of brilliant nature poems.