Category: Poetry Appreciation

《Ten Talks on Poetry Appreciation: 1_王禹偁》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

( 1 ) Influence of a Single Ci 

In the Ci (long and short verse poems) of the Song Dynasty, the apex of achievement is in the expression of wide and deep emotions in a clear simple song. The poet Wang Yu Cheng (954-1001) 王禹偁 had left us with a single Ci only. But he was acclaimed as a very influential master, the forerunner of Xin Qi Ji 辛棄疾, a dominant Ci master who arrived a hundred years later.


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