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
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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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Compiled by two eminent professors of Chinese in Hong Kong, this wonderful book covers the vast time span from c.2000 B.C.E. to 960 C.E. Early chapters have excerpts from oracle bones and bronze ... Read full review

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