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China Classics

Sharon Wood

China Classics

by Sharon Wood

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Published by Century House/Alf .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL11140436M
ISBN 10068666597X
ISBN 109780686665977

John Siciliano (Classics) Executive Editor. John Siciliano is Executive Editor of Penguin Classics. He has brought to the list many new titles from around the world—from China, Japan, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya, and Egypt—as well as American classics such as Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, . The Chinese Classics These are key texts of Confucianism, the traditional state religion of feudal China. These are some of the few Chinese texts which survived a disasterous book-burning in B.C.E. by the Emperor Ch'in Shih Huang.

The section of Confucian Classics (jingbu 經部) is the first of the four traditional categories (sibu 四部) into which Chinese literature was term jing 經 "warp" designates a book with canonical claim, often written by representatives of philosophical traditions or religious groups, like the Mojing 墨經 "Mohist canon”, Daodejing 道德經 "Classic of the way and the virtue".   Love in a Fallen City by Eileen Chang, translated by Karen S. Kingsbury (China, ): “ Written when Chang was still in her twenties, these extraordinary stories combine an unsettled, probing, utterly contemporary sensibility, keenly alert to sexual politics and psychological ambiguity, with an intense lyricism that echoes the classics of Author: Rebecca Hussey.

must-read classic books, as chosen by our readers They broke boundaries and challenged conceptions. We asked you for your must-read classics; from timeless non-fiction to iconic bestsellers, these are your essential recommends. Understanding China is the perfect book for the traveler in search of information about all the numerous facets of modern China. Lucian W. Pye of The New York Times states Understanding China as "An excellent introduction to China for anyone in search of solid but concise information about that complicated country." Just as Pye says, this text throws the reader directly into a Author: Gavin Van Hinsbergh.


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The Classics not only recorded early Chinese history infallibly, they also completely contained all the ethics and wisdom of China. Out of early divination practices from the Shang Dynasty comes the first classic, or what is traditionally considered the first classic, the I ching, or The Book of Changes.

He has written and published a number of books, including On Your Own in China (), Tales of Old Shanghai () and an account of his continuing walk across China, The Great Walk of China (). See details - Lost China: Travel Classics from. In sinology, the Classic Chinese Novels are two sets of the four or six best-known traditional Chinese Four Classic Novels include Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Journey to the West, Water Margin and Dream of the Red Chamber, and the Six Classic Novels add Rulin waishi and Jin Ping Mei to this list.

These are among the world's longest and oldest novels, and they. The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching (Chinese: 詩經; pinyin: Shījīng), translated variously as the Book of Songs, Book of Odes or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī), is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, comprising works dating from the 11th to 7th centuries is one of the "Five Classics" traditionally said to have been Country: Zhou China.

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See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(7). The Seven Military Classics is one of the most profound studies of warfare ever written, a stanchion in sinological and military history.

It presents an Eastern tradition of strategic thought that emphasizes outwitting one's opponent through speed, stealth, flexibility, and a minimum of force--an approach very different from that stressed in the West/5(37). The popular comic book artist Tsai Chih Chung faithfully brought the wisdom of these classics to life with his uniquely charming illustrations.

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The Four Books and The Five Classics were the canonical works of the Confucian culture in the feudal society in ancient China. The Four Books refers to The Great Learning, The Doctrine of the Mean, Confucian Analects and The Works of Mencius.

And The Five Classics includes The Book of Poetry (also known as The Book of Songs, The Book of Odes. The Yellow Emperor's Internal Classic The Yellow Emperor's Internal Classic, or Internal Classic for short, whose author is unknown, is the earliest medical classic in China,and it’s one of the great four traditional medical classics in China, the other three are Nan Jing (Canon On Eighty-One Difficult Issues), Treatise on Febrile Diseases, and Shennong Classic of Materia Medica.

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Shaughnessy, Edward L. (夏含夷). Unearthing the Changes: Recently Discovered Manuscripts of the Yi jing (I ching) and Related Texts. Translations from the Asian Classics. New York: Columbia University Press, 尚 书 (Shàng shū) Alternate names:Book of Documents, Shu jing, Classic of History, Shang shu, 书经.

The five Confucian Classics are: Book of Changes 易 经 Yì jīng. The Yi Jing is considered the first of the classics and although primarily a book of divination it says a great deal about Chinese philosophy.

It is the commentaries on the text that are considered of most value. item 3 China (Reference Classics) by Shaughnessy, Edward L.

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