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  • Ink Dances in Limboby Jessica Yeung

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 40.00

    It is a study of Gao Xingjian's entire body of writing to date. Each chapter analyses a group of his writings. more...

  • Encounters with Chinese Writersby Annie Dillard

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    Bizarre encounters between Chinese and American writers more...

  • Grammatical Proof of the Affinity of the Hungarian Language with Languages of Fennic Origin (Göttingen: Dieterich, 1799)by Sámuel Gyarmathi; Victor E. Hanzeli

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 188.00

    Sámuel Gyarmathi?s Affinitas linguae hungaricae cum linguis fennicae originis grammatice demonstrata (Göttingen 1799) was received as a distinguished work of scholarship in its own days, and its historical importance has been fully recognized ever since. This volume provides an English translation of the entire Latin text, including the Latin glosses... more...

  • The "I Ching"by Richard J. Smith

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    The I Ching originated in China as a divination manual more than three thousand years ago. In 136 BCE the emperor declared it a Confucian classic, and in the centuries that followed, this work had a profound influence on the philosophy, religion, art, literature, politics, science, technology, and medicine of various cultures throughout East Asia.... more...

  • The Original I Chingby Margaret J. Pearson

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95

    First among the ancient classics, the I Ching or Book of Changes is one of the world's most influential books, comparable to the Bible, the Koran, and the Upanishads. The I Ching's purpose is universal: to provide good counsel to its users in making decisions during times of change. Since its origins about 3,000 years ago, it has become a compendium... more...

  • Poetry and Politicsby Donald Holzman

    Cambridge University Press 1977; US$ 34.00

    Poetry and Politics is the first full-length study in any language of the life and works of the Chinese poet and thinker, Juan Chi (AD 210?263). more...

  • Clouds Thick, Whereabouts Unknownby Charles Egan

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Compiled by a leading scholar of Chinese poetry, Clouds Thick, Whereabouts Unknown is the first collection of Chan (Zen) poems to be situated within Chan thought and practice. Combined with exquisite paintings by Charles Chu, the anthology compellingly captures the ideological and literary nuances of works that were composed, paradoxically, to... more...

  • The Columbia History of Chinese Literatureby Victor H. Mair

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 44.99

    The Columbia History of Chinese Literature is a comprehensive yet portable guide to China's vast literary traditions. Stretching from earliest times to the present, the text features original contributions by leading specialists working in all genres and periods. Chapters cover poetry, prose, fiction, and drama, and consider such contextual subjects... more...

  • Menciusby Mencius; Irene Bloom; Philip J Ivanhoe

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Known throughout East Asia as Mengzi, or "Master Meng," Mencius (391-308 B.C.E.) was a Chinese philosopher of the late Zhou dynasty, an instrumental figure in the spread of the Confucian tradition, and a brilliant illuminator of its ideas. Mencius was more...

  • The Analects of Confuciusby Burton Watson

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 16.99

    Compiled by disciples of Confucius in the centuries following his death in 479 B.C.E., The Analects of Confucius is a collection of aphorisms and historical anecdotes embodying the basic values of the Confucian tradition: learning, morality, ritual decorum, and filial piety. Reflecting the model eras of Chinese antiquity, the Analects offers valuable... more...