The Essential Chuang Tzu

The Essential Chuang Tzu

by J. P. Seaton
     
 

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The
Chuang
Tzu

has been translated into English numerous times, but never with the freshness,
accessibility, and accuracy of this remarkable rendering. Here the immediacy of
Chuang Tzu's language is restored in a idiom that is both completely fresh and true to the original text. This unique collaboration between one of America's premier

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The
Chuang
Tzu

has been translated into English numerous times, but never with the freshness,
accessibility, and accuracy of this remarkable rendering. Here the immediacy of
Chuang Tzu's language is restored in a idiom that is both completely fresh and true to the original text. This unique collaboration between one of America's premier poet-translators and a leading Chinese scholar presents the so-called
"Inner Chapters" of the text, along with important selections from other chapters thought to have been written by Chuang Tzu's disciples.



Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834828247
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/12/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
372,355
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

J. P. Seaton is Professor of Chinese at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the translator of numerous books, including The Poetry of Zen and The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry, and his poetry translations have been widely anthologized in such books as The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry, The Norton Anthology of World Poetry, and The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry.

Sam Hamill has translated more than two dozen books from ancient Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Latin, and Estonian. He has published fourteen volumes of original poetry. He has been the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, and the Mellon Fund. He was awarded the Decoración de la Universidad de Carabobo in Venezuela, the Lifetime Achievement Award in Poetry from Washington Poets Association, and the PEN American Freedom to Write Award. He cofounded and served as Editor at Copper Canyon Press for thirty-two years and is the Director of Poets Against War.

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