Selected Poems of Du Fu

Selected Poems of Du Fu

by Burton Watson
     
 

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The great Buddhist priest Kûkai (774-835) is credited with the introduction and establishment of tantric -or esoteric -Buddhism in early ninth-century Japan. In Ryûichi Abé examines this important religious figure -neglected in modern academic literatu

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The great Buddhist priest Kûkai (774-835) is credited with the introduction and establishment of tantric -or esoteric -Buddhism in early ninth-century Japan. In Ryûichi Abé examines this important religious figure -neglected in modern academic literatu

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ISBN-13:
9780231502290
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Series:
Translations from the Asian Classics
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
16 MB
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Meet the Author

Burton Watson is one of the most respected translators of Chinese and Japanese literature. He has translated Chinese and Japanese classics such as Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings, Ryo¯kan: Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, and The Lotus Sutra.


Ryûichi Abé is Kao Associate Professor of Japanese Religious Studies in the Departments of Religion and East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University. He is the coauthor of Great Fool: Zen Master Ryôkan -Poems, Letters, and Other Writings, and has been a recipient of the Philip and Ruth Hettleman Award for distinguished teaching.

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