Classical Chinese Literature: An Anthology of Translations. From antiquity to the Tang dynasty. Vol. I

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John Minford, Joseph S. M. Lau
Columbia University Press, 2000 - 1176 pages
A comprehensive collection of Chinese lyric verse, prose tales, oracles, chronicles, philosophical writings, and more, from the most ancient times through the 10th century, with over a thousand translations by people such as Ezra Pound, Cyril Birch, and Burton Watson, sampling over 2,000 years of a venerable literary tradition. Includes a guide to pronunciation, a conversion table for different transcriptions, and an index of translators.

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