New Publication: The Medieval Chinese Gāthā and Its Relationship to Poetry

Was there ever such a concept as “Buddhist poetry” in the medieval Chinese world, widely considered to be the golden age of classical Chinese poetry? My latest article, just published […]

How and Why to Learn Classical Chinese

Recently, a friend asked me how to go about teaching himself classical Chinese. He works for the U.S. State Department and speaks Mandarin very well, but now he wants to […]