Other literary forms
Witter Bynner (bih-NUR) was a man of letters, and he wrote several plays, numerous reviews, and a considerable amount of miscellaneous prose, along with some widely acclaimed literary translations. His plays include Tiger (pb. 1913), The Little King (pb. 1914), and Cake (pb. 1926). Most important among his prose productions are The Persistence of Poetry (1929) and Journey with Genius: Recollections and Reflections Concerning the D. H. Lawrences (1951). Bynner’s translations include, from Greek, Euripides’ Iphigenia in Tauris (1915); from French, A Book of Love (1923), by Charles Vildrac; and from Chinese, The Jade Mountain: A Chinese Anthology (with Kiang Kang-hu), which appeared in 1929, and The Way of Life According to Laotzu: An American Version (1944).