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Synopsis:

Joseph R. Allen's new edition of The Book of Songs restores Arthur Waley's definitive English translations to the original order and structure of the two-thousand-year-old Chinese text. One of the five Confucian classics, The Book of Songs is the oldest collection of poetry in world literature and the finest treasure of traditional songs that antiquity has left us. Arthur Waley's translations, now supplemented by fifteen new translations by Allen, are superb; the songs speak to us across millennia with remarkable directness and power. Where the other Confucian classics treat "outward things, deeds, moral precepts, the way the world works", Stephen Owen tells us in his foreword, The Book of Songs is "the Classic of the human heart and the human mind".

Synopsis:

One of the five Confucian classics, The Book of Songs (Shijing) is the oldest collection of poetry in world literature and the finest treasure of traditional songs left from antiquity. Where the other Confucian classics treat “outward things: deeds, moral precepts, the way the world works,” as Stephen Owen tells us in his foreword, The Book of Songs is “the classic of the human heart and the human mind.”

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ISBN:
9780802134776
Translator:
Waley, Arthur
Editor:
Allen, Joseph R.
Translator:
Waley, Arthur
Foreword by:
Owen, Stephen
Foreword:
Owen, Stephen
Editor:
Allen, Joseph R.
Author:
Allen, Joseph R.
Author:
Owen, Stephen
Author:
Waley, Arthur
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
POE009000
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
890.
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English.
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 16.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Joseph R. Allen's new edition of The Book of Songs restores Arthur Waley's definitive English translations to the original order and structure of the two-thousand-year-old Chinese text. One of the five Confucian classics, The Book of Songs is the oldest collection of poetry in world literature and the finest treasure of traditional songs that antiquity has left us. Arthur Waley's translations, now supplemented by fifteen new translations by Allen, are superb; the songs speak to us across millennia with remarkable directness and power. Where the other Confucian classics treat "outward things, deeds, moral precepts, the way the world works", Stephen Owen tells us in his foreword, The Book of Songs is "the Classic of the human heart and the human mind".
"Synopsis" by ,
One of the five Confucian classics, The Book of Songs (Shijing) is the oldest collection of poetry in world literature and the finest treasure of traditional songs left from antiquity. Where the other Confucian classics treat “outward things: deeds, moral precepts, the way the world works,” as Stephen Owen tells us in his foreword, The Book of Songs is “the classic of the human heart and the human mind.”
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