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Reading Meetup (Bob Dylan songs + Bei Dao Poem)

This week we will cover 4 Bob Dylan songs (Blowin' In the Wind I Shall Be Released, Like a Rolling Stone and Just Like A Woman) translated into Chineseas well as a great poem by the poet Bei Dao called 回答 (The Answer) - which came out in 1976 just after the end of the Cultural Revolution.

Here are the documents

Chinese Text

English Text

English and Chinese Side By Side

Chinese with Pinyin and Translation

Anki Flashcards

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  • Tina

    It was definitely an enjoyable and productive study group. I loved it!

    August 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a very nice meetup! I enjoyed discussing the poems. And so nice to meet everyone :)

    August 13, 2013

  • Frank L.

    About the context of the poem- 回答(The Answer), check out this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiananmen_Incident (English version) http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%9B%9B%E4%BA%94%E8%BF%90%E5%8A%A8 (Chinese version).

    August 12, 2013

    • steve

      谢谢 Frank! 为了明白“回答”的意思很有帮助!

      August 13, 2013

  • Niall C M.

    我来呀

    August 12, 2013

    • Frank L.

      钱师傅,你去哪儿了?没看见你啊。

      August 12, 2013

  • Claudia C.

    Sorry I am not able to attend the meeting anymore today! :( see you next time and thanks for organizing it!

    August 12, 2013

  • Frank L.

    Such wonderful lyrics!! As well as the poem!

    1 · August 7, 2013

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