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One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (New Directions Book)
One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (New Directions Book)
by Kenneth Rexroth
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In this groundbreaking work, Kenneth Rexroth gives us some of the most beautiful poems ever translated from the ancient Chinese. They read strikingly well, both as translations and as English-language poems.... (read more)

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The Late Poems of Wang An-Shih
The Late Poems of Wang An-Shih
by Wang An-shih
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Wang An-shih (1021-1086 C.E.) was a remarkable figure--not only one of the great Sung Dynasty poets, but also the most influential and controversial statesman of his time. Although he had little interest in the grandeur of high office and political power,... (read more)

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The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 1
The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 1
by Anthony C Yu
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Anthony C. Yuandrsquo;s translation of The Journey to the West,initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West... (read more)

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The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse
The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse
by Stonehouse
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"The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse [is] a tough-spirited book of enlightened free verse."—Kyoto Journal The Zen master and mountain hermit Stonehouse—considered one of the greatest Chinese Buddhist poets—used poetry as his medium of... (read more)

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The Four Chinese Classics: Tao Te Ching, Chuang Tzu, Analects, Mencius
The Four Chinese Classics: Tao Te Ching, Chuang Tzu, Analects, Mencius
by David (trn) Hinton
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The books collected in this volume represent the first time since the mid-nineteenth century that the four seminal masterworks of ancient Chinese thought have been translated as a unified series by a single translator. Hinton's award-winning experience... (read more)

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The Three Kingdoms, Volume 1: The Sacred Oath: The Epic Chinese Tale of Loyalty and War in a Dynamic New Translation
The Three Kingdoms, Volume 1: The Sacred Oath: The Epic Chinese Tale of Loyalty and War in a Dynamic New Translation
by Guanzhong Luo
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This exciting new translation with footnotes is more readable than past versions and will appeal to modern readers. The Three Kingdoms is an epic Chinese novel written over six centuries ago. It recounts in vivid historical detail the turbulent years at... (read more)

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The Three Kingdoms, Volume 3: Welcome the Tiger: An Epic Chinese Tale of Loyalty and War in a Dynamic New Translation
The Three Kingdoms, Volume 3: Welcome the Tiger: An Epic Chinese Tale of Loyalty and War in a Dynamic New Translation
by Guanzhong Luo
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This exciting new translation with footnotes is more readable than past versions and will appeal to modern readers. The Three Kingdoms is an epic Chinese novel written over six centuries ago. It recounts in vivid historical detail the turbulent years at... (read more)

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Monkey: A Journey to the West
Monkey: A Journey to the West
by David Kherdian
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"Cosmic kung fu on the scale of Star Wars ! China's favorite rip-roaring morality tale has everything—including, here, a brilliant rendition by David Kherdian. It's charming and utterly delightful."—Huston Smith, author of The World'... (read more)

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Li Ching-chao : Complete Poems (79 Edition)
Li Ching-chao : Complete Poems (79 Edition)
by Kenneth Rexroth
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Written during the final years of the Sung Dynasty, with its political intrigues and collapse in the face of the Tatar invasions, her poems reveal an imaginative freshness, sensuous imagery, and satirical spirit often at odds with the decadent Confucian... (read more)

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Silk Dragon : Translations From the Chinese (01 Edition)
Silk Dragon : Translations From the Chinese (01 Edition)
by Arthur Sze
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An insightful, accessible anthology of some of China's greatest poets.... (read more)

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100 More Poems from Chinese
100 More Poems from Chinese
by Kenneth Rexroth
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includes a selection from the --folk songs from the Six Dynasties Period (fourth-fifth centuries A.D.). Most of the songs are simple, erotic lyrics. Some are attributed to legendary courtesans, while others may have been sung at harvest festivals or... (read more)

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Poems of the Masters : China's Classic Anthology of T'ang and Sung Dynasty Verse (03 Edition)
Poems of the Masters : China's Classic Anthology of T'ang and Sung Dynasty Verse (03 Edition)
by Red (trans.) Pine
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The classic Chinese poetry anthology in a handsome English-Chinese format. Poetry is Chinas greatest art, and for the past eight centuries Poems of the Masters has been that countrys most studied and memorized collection of verse. For the first time ever... (read more)

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Three Kingdoms Abridged Edition
Three Kingdoms Abridged Edition
by Luo Guanzhong
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Moss Roberts is Professor of Chinese at New York University. He translated an unabridged edition of Three Kingdoms (California, 1992) and is the translator and editor of Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies (1979).... (read more)

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Sleepless Nights: Verses for the Wakeful
Sleepless Nights: Verses for the Wakeful
by Thomas Cleary
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With more than forty volumes of publised works to his credit, Thomas Cleary has gained international acclaim for his renditions of sacred poetry and texts from classical Chinese, Sanscrit, Pali, Japanese, and Arabic.... (read more)

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Chinese Rhyme-Prose
Chinese Rhyme-Prose
by Burton Watson
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Burton Watson is the foremost English-language translator of classical Chinese and Japanese literature. Among his many books are individual translated volumes of the poets Tu Fu, Su Tung-p’o, Han Shan, Lu Yu, Po Chü-yi, Gensei, and Ryō... (read more)

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Collected Poems and Lyrics of Classical China: Translated by Xu Yuanchong
Collected Poems and Lyrics of Classical China: Translated by Xu Yuanchong
by Xu (trn) Yuanchang
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Chinese poetry has over 3,000 years of history, and with it much diversity and influence. American poets such as Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder, and David Hinton have been influenced by and even translated the poetry of... (read more)

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Where the World Does Not Follow: Buddhist China in Picture and Poem
Where the World Does Not Follow: Buddhist China in Picture and Poem
by Mike O'Connor
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"A handsome collection of stunning photos of China by Steven R. Johnson, matched with Mike O'Connor's fine translations of Tang Dynasty poetry--all related to the world of Chinese Buddhism and of Buddhist and Taoist recluses. Also a real plus for... (read more)

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Filial Piety & Its Divine Rewards
Filial Piety & Its Divine Rewards
by Wilt Idema
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Of the many ballads, tales, and plays extolling filial piety (xiao)--the foundational virtue of imperial China--none was more popular in that era than the legend of Dong Yong and his heavenly helpmate, Weaving Maiden. Continually revised and embellished... (read more)

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Monkey: A Journey to the West
Monkey: A Journey to the West
by Chengen Wu
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"Cosmic kung fu on the scale of Star Wars ! China's favorite rip-roaring morality tale has everything—including, here, a brilliant rendition by David Kherdian. It's charming and utterly delightful."—Huston Smith, author of The World'... (read more)

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The Three Kingdoms, Volume 2: The Sleeping Dragon: The Epic Chinese Tale of Loyalty and War in a Dynamic New Translation
The Three Kingdoms, Volume 2: The Sleeping Dragon: The Epic Chinese Tale of Loyalty and War in a Dynamic New Translation
by Lu Guanzhung
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This exciting new translation with footnotes is more readable than past versions and will appeal to modern readers. The Three Kingdoms is an epic Chinese novel written over six centuries ago. It recounts in vivid historical detail the turbulent years at... (read more)

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