Amid the Spanish Moss of Florida, a Treasure Chest of Chinese Literature

A version of this article appears in print on April 9, 2017, on Page A16 of the New York edition with the headline: Beneath the Spanish Moss of Florida, a Treasure Chest of Chinese Literature. SARASOTA, Fla. — In 1971, Elling O. Eide was a promising young scholar of Chinese poetry, working on his Ph.D. […]