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  • Chinese Literatureby William McNaughton

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95

    Almost three thousand years of Chinese literature have been gathered together in Chinese Literature: An Anthology from the. Earliest Times to the Present Day . The earliest preserved folk songs of the peasantry; the major works of the "Golden Age" of Chinese philosophy; the "prose-songs" and the later skillful poems of the T'ang dynasty ; the short... more...

  • Chinese Poemsby The Arthur Waley Estate; Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1946. Here in one volume is a collection of Arthur Waley's translations of Chinese poetry. more...

  • Ballads and Stories from Tun-huangby The Arthur Waley Estate; Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1960, Arthur Waley here translates, whole or as extracts, twenty-six pieces, making an invaluable addition to world literature. more...

  • The Analects of Confuciusby The Arthur Waley Estate; Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book detaches the Analects from the Scholastic interpretation and lets these famous sayings speak for themselves. more...

  • Poems of the Mastersby Red Pine

    Copper Canyon Press 1753; US$ 12.99

    For the first time in any Western language, the complete text of China's classic poetry anthology. more...

  • Homoeroticism in Imperial Chinaby Mark Stevenson; Cuncun Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Bringing together over sixty pre-modern Chinese primary sources on same-sex desire in English translation, Homoeroticism in Imperial China is an important addition to the growing field of the comparative history of sexuality and provides a window onto the continuous cultural relevance of same-sex desire in Chinese history. Negotiating what... more...

  • Seeking the Spirit of The Book of Changeby Zhongxian Wu

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 29.95

    Explaining the ancient Yijing system of prediction based on the Xiang (symbolism) and Shu (numerology) knowledge of Bagua (the eight basic trigrams), which have not previously been written about outside China, this book makes the Yijing accessible to the Western world in a new and fuller way. more...

  • Chinese Poetry, 2nd ed., Revisedby Wai-lim Yip

    Duke University Press 2004; US$ 24.95

    This is the first paperback edition of a classic anthology of Chinese poetry. Spanning two thousand years?from the Book of Songs (circa 600 B.C.) to the chü form of the Yuan Dynasty (1260?1368)?these 150 poems cover all major genres that students of Chinese poetry must learn. Newly designed, the unique format of this volume will enhance its reputation... more...

  • Unearthing the Changesby Edward L. Shaughnessy

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    In recent years, three ancient manuscripts relating to the Yi jing (I Ching), or Classic of Changes, have been discovered. The earliest—the Shanghai Museum Zhou Yi—dates to about 300 B.C.E. and shows evidence of the text?s original circulation. The Gui cang, or Returning to Be Treasured, reflects another ancient Chinese divination tradition based... more...

  • A History of Ottoman Poetry Volume II: 1450-1520by E. J. W. Gibb

    Gibb Memorial Trust 2013; US$ 20.00

    The History of Ottoman Poetry, first published in six volumes between 1900 and 1909, was the principal product of E.J.W. Gibb’s devotion to Ottoman Turkish literature. By the time of his early death in 1901 only the first volume had appeared in print. The remainder was almost complete and was seen through the press by Gibb’s friend and literary... more...