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The Book of Lieh-Tzu: A Classic of the Tao / Edition 1

The Book of Lieh-Tzu: A Classic of the Tao / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231072373
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 05/14/1990
Series: Translations from the Asian Classics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.39(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

A.C. Graham is Professor Emeritus of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Among his many translations and writings are Chuang-tzu: The Seven Inner Chapters and Other Writings from the Book of Chuang-tzu and Reason and Spontaneity.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Morningside Edition
Dramatis Personae
Heaven's Gifts
The Yellow Emperor
King Mu of Chou
The Questions of T'ang
Endeavour and Destiny
Yang Chu
Explaining Conjunctions
Short Reading List
Textual Notes

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It is a gem of a work following on the Chuang Tzu, in a somewhat darker tone, yet punctuated with a most extraordinary humor. The modernity of this text... is astonishing....[A.C. Graham] is one of the most distinguished Sinologists working today.

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