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Classical Chinese literature : an anthology of translations. Vol. 1, From antiquity to the Tang Dynasty

Author: John Minford; Joseph S M Lau
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2002, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The summation of more than two thousand years of one of the world's most august literary traditions, this volume also represents the achievements of four hundred years of Western scholarship on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Minford; Joseph S M Lau
ISBN: 0231096771 9780231096775 9629960486 9789629960483 0231096763 9780231096768 9622016251 9789622016255
OCLC Number: 319969112
Language Note: Translated from the Chinese.
Notes: Parallel title in Chinese characters.
Description: lix, 1176 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword, by Cyril Birch Editors' Introduction Part 1: Before the Han Dynasty (to 206 BC) 1. Pattern and Sign: The Chinese Language 2. Heavenly Questions: Early Myths and Legends 3. The Book of Songs: The Earliest Anthology of Chinese Poetry 4. The Source: Prose of the Ancients: Early Narrative and Philosophy 5. The Songs of the South: Shamanism and Poetry Part 2: The Han Dynasty and the Period of Disunion 6. Red and Purple Threads: Rhapsodies from the Han and Six Dynasties 7. Mortals and Immortals: Historical and Pseudo-Historical Writings from the Han and Six Dynasties 8. We Fought South of the City Wall: Ballands and Folksongs of the Han and Six Dynasties 9. Tigers Setting the Wind Astir: Poets of the Han, Wei and Jin Dynasties 10. Bamboo Grove, Golden Valley, Orchid Pavilion: Coteries of the Third and Fourth Centuries 11. Tao Yuanming (365-427): The Gentleman of the Five Willow Trees 12. The Murmuring Stream and the Weary Road: Xie Lingyun and Bao Zhao 13. New Songs from a Jade Terrace: Court Poetry of the Southern Dynasties 14. Green Bag and Yellow Covers: A Miscellany of Prose from the Han and Six Dynasties 15. The Carving of Dragons: Early Literary Criticism 16. Spirits and Humors: Strange Tales from the Six Dynasties Part 3: The Sui, Tang and Five Dynasties (589-960) 17. The Great River: Poets of the Early Tang 18. Wang Wei (701-761): Poet and Painter 19. Li Bo (701-762): The Banished Immortal 20. Du Fu (712-770): The Sage of Poetry 21. Spring, River, Flowers, Moon, Night: Poets of the High Tang 22. Stones Where the Haft Rotted: Poets of the Mid Tang 23. Bo Juyi (772-846): Madly Singing in the Mountains 24. The Patterned Lute: Poets of the Late Tang 25. Red Leaf: Women Poets from the First Century B.C. to the Tenth Century A.D. 26. Cold Mountain: Poetry of Zen and the Tao 27. Return to the Source: Essays of the Tang Dynasty 28. The World in a Pillow: Classical Tales of the Tang Dynasty 29. Turning the Scrolls: Ballads and Stories from Dunhuang 30. Among the Flowers: Lyrics of the Tang and Five Dynasties
Other Titles: From antiquity to the Tang Dynasty
Responsibility: edited by John Minford and Joseph S.M. Lau.

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An invaluable treasure... by far the most complete, with an astounding number of selections... Highly recommended for students and scholars of Chinese literature at all levels. Choice This book is a Read more...

 
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