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A history of Chinese literature

Herbert Allen Giles

A history of Chinese literature

by Herbert Allen Giles

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Appleton & Co., 1923.

Statementby Herbert A. Giles.
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Open LibraryOL17343528M

Mar 10,  · The Columbia history of Chinese literature User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This ambitious history explores a wide range of Chinese literature, from the classics to humor to folk tales to oral traditions, and moves from ancient times to the end of the 20th century. Oct 28,  · chinese, literature, byciooglc, emperor, wang, dynasty, lao, han, imperial, chinese literature, google book, google chapter, hung lou, lao tzq, three years, long time, chu hsi, young lady, sung dynasty Publisher D. Appleton and Company Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Virginia Language.

Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies. The Department Of East Asian Languages And Culture At Columbia University is one of the preeminent centers of Chinese literary and cultural studies in the world. Our faculty expertise ranges across modern and pre-modern literature, textual traditions in Chinese history, film, visual culture, and media. The Columbia Book of Later Chinese Poetry: Yuan, Ming, and Ch'ing Dynasties, – (). Bibliographical guides to translations and criticisms of modern Chinese literature include M. .

Yijing, (Chinese: “Classic of Changes” or “Book of Changes”) an ancient Chinese text, one of the Five Classics (Wujing) of Confucianism. The main body of the work, traditionally attributed to Wenwang (flourished 12th century bc), contains a discussion of the divinatory system used by the Zhou. Mar 01,  · The selections include poetry, drama, fiction, songs, biographies, and works of early Chinese philosophy and history rendered in English by the most renowned translators of classical Chinese literature: Arthur Waley, Ezra Pound, David Hawkes, James Legge, Burton Watson, Stephen Owen, Cyril Birch, A. C. Graham, Witter Bynner, Kenneth Rexroth.


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