David Hinton's translations have earned wide acclaim for recreating the classical Chinese tradition as compelling contemporary poetry. His many honours include a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets. As William Mullen wrote in 'The New York Sun', Mr. Hinton has established himself as the premier Chinese translator of our generation - He is a national treasureA". Anvil has also published his selections of the T'ang Dynasty poets Li Po, Tu Fu and Po Chu-i, and 'Mountain Home', his anthology of Chinese wilderness poetry.
'Wang Wei is one of those model poets, personally and artistically flawless, who occur very rarely in the history of literature.' - Kenneth Rexroth