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Chinese language and literature

  • 'The Lament for the South'by William T. Jr Graham

    Cambridge University Press 1980; US$ 32.00

    The Ai Chiang-nan fu by the sixth-century poet Yu Hsin deserves study both for its literary merits and for its uniqueness. more...

  • The "I Ching": A Biographyby 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...

  • 500 Common Chinese Idiomsby Liwei Jiao; Cornelius C. Kubler; Weiguo Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literatureby Li-hua Ying

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literature presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature in modern China. It offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and concepts that played a central role in the evolution... more...

  • Acquisition of Word Order in Chinese as a Foreign Languageby Wenying Jiang

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    In this book, linguistic achievements of word order studies in Chinese have been applied to Chinese second language acquisition research. By analyzing a great number of word order errors made by learners of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL), this book has developed a method for describing and explaining Chinese word order errors. With this... more...

  • Adventures of the Mad Monk Ji Gongby Guo Xiaoting; John Robert Shaw; Victoria Cass

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Follow the brilliant and hilarious adventures of a mad Zen Buddhist monk who rose from humble beginnings to become one of China's greatest folk heroes! Ji Gong studied at the great Ling Yin monastery, an immense temple that still ranges up the steep hills above Hangzhou, near Shanghai. The Chan (Zen) Buddhist masters of the temple tried to instruct... more...

  • Altaische Reminiszenzen.by Michael Knüppel

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 23.80

    Im vorliegenden Band wird vom Autor/ Herausgeber die in zugleich mehrfacher Hinsicht bedeutsame, erhaltene Korrespondenz zwischen dem bekannten Altaisten, Tungusologen Turkologen, Dravidologen etc. Karl Heinrich Menges (1908-1999) und dem (?Anti?-)Altaisten, Turkologen, Tungusologen, etc. Gerhard Doerfer (1920-2003) wiedergegeben. Einerseits dokumentieren... more...

  • Analectsby David Hinton

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 14.95

    While Confucius failed in his lifetime to rescue a crumbling civilization with his teachings, he was to become the most influential sage in human history. His thought, still remarkably current and even innovative after 2500 years, survives here in The Analects — a collection of brief aphoristic sayings that has had a deeper impact on more people's... more...

  • The Analectsby Confucius; D. C. Lau

    Penguin Books Ltd 1979; US$ 14.38

    The Analects express a philosophy, or a moral code, by which Confucius, one of the most humane thinkers of all time, believed everyone should live. Upholding the ideals of wisdom, self-knowledge, courage and love of one's fellow man, he argued that the pursuit of virtue should be every individual's supreme goal. And, while following the Way, or the... more...

  • The Analects of Confuciusby Confucius; James Legge

    The Floating Press 1872; US$ 4.99

    The Analects of Confucius gathers the teachings or aphorisms of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (551-479 BC). He discusses the morality of government and the individual, social relationships, justice and sincerity. The philosophical movement of confucianism sprang from the study of these writings. more...