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  • The Complete Works of Zhuangzi

    The Complete Works of Zhuangzi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164740

    Only by inhabiting Dao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can humankind achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. This is Daoist philosophy's central tenet, espoused by the person-or group of people-known as Zhuangzi (36…

  • Han Feizi

    Han Feizi

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129695

    Trenchant, sophisticated, and cynical, Han Feizi has been read in every age and is still of interest today when people are more than ever concerned with the nature and use of power. Han Feizi (280?-233 B.C.), a prince of Han, was a representative of…

  • Selected Poems of Du Fu

    Selected Poems of Du Fu

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231128292

    Du Fu (712-777) has been called China's greatest poet, and some call him the greatest nonepic, nondramatic poet whose writings survive in any language. Du Fu excelled in a great variety of poetic forms, showing a richness of language ranging from el…

  • The Lotus Sutra

    The Lotus Sutra

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081610

    Since its appearance in China in the third century, The Lotus Sutra has been regarded as one of the most illustrious scriptures in the Mahayana Buddhist canon. The object of intense veneration among generations of Buddhists in China, Korea, Japan, a…

  • Mo Tzu

    Mo Tzu

    Häftad - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231086080

    The thoughts and writings of this important fifth century B.C. political and social thinker -- and formidable rival of the Confucianists -- are presented here in English translation.

  • The Zen Teachings of Master Lin-Chi

    The Zen Teachings of Master Lin-Chi

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231114851

    Among the most important texts of Zen literature, the Lin-Chi lu details the insights and exploits of the great ninth century Chinese Zen master Lin-chi, one of the most highly regarded of the T'ang period masters. PEN Translation Prize-winner Burto…

  • Grass Hill

    Grass Hill
    av Nichisei, Burton Watson, Nichisei

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231056069

    Gensei, a seventeenth century Nichiren sect monk, composed poetry in Chinese and was a leading figure among the literary elite of his era. "Grass Hill" offers translations of over sixty of these poems, as well as a dozen prose pieces and an extensiv…

  • Selected Writings of Nichiren

    Selected Writings of Nichiren
    av Nichiren, Philip B. Yampolsky, Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231072601

    -- Robert E. Morrell, Washington University

  • Po Chu-I

    Po Chu-I
    av Chu-I Pai, Burton Watson, Chu-I Pai

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231118385

    The T'ang dynasty was the great age of Chinese poetry, and Po Chu-i (772-846) was one of that era's most prolific major poets. His appealing style, marked by deliberate simplicity, won him wide popularity among the Chinese public at large and made h…

  • Courtier and Commoner in Ancient China

    Courtier and Commoner in Ancient China

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231083546

    Pan Ku's celebrated and influential History of the Former Han has been a model for dynastic history since its appearance in the first century A.D. The narrative is rich in detail and characterized by purity and economy of style. Covering the period…

  • Four Huts

    Four Huts
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570629464

    The short works collected in "Four Huts " give voice to one of the most treasured aesthetic and spiritual ideals of Asia that of a simple life lived in a simple dwelling. The texts were written between the ninth and the seventeenth centuries and con…

  • Four Huts

    Four Huts
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611806410

    This beloved Eastern classic on living simply and in harmony with nature is back as part of the new Shambhala Pocket Library series. The short works collected in Four Huts give voice to one of the most treasured aesthetic and spiritual ideals of Asi…

  • The Demon at Agi Bridge and Other Japanese Tales

    The Demon at Agi Bridge and Other Japanese Tales
    av Burton Watson, Haruo Shirane, Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231152440

    Burton Watson and Haruo Shirane, renowned translators and scholars, introduce English-speaking readers to the vivid tradition of early and medieval Japanese anecdotal (setsuwa) literature. These orally narrated and written tales drew on both local f…

  • Xunzi

    Xunzi

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129657

    Xunzi asserted that the original nature of man is evil, differing on this point from Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school. In the most complete, well-ordered philosophical system of his day, Xunzi advocated the counteraction of ma…

  • Ssu Ma Chien Grand Historian of China

    Ssu Ma Chien Grand Historian of China
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780353294905

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United St…

  • Ssu Ma Chien Grand Historian of China

    Ssu Ma Chien Grand Historian of China
    av Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780353294912

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United St…

  • Ssu Ma Chien Grand Historian Of China

    Ssu Ma Chien Grand Historian Of China
    av Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780343250010

  • Ssu Ma Chien Grand Historian of China

    Ssu Ma Chien Grand Historian of China
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780343250003

  • Early Chinese Literature

    Early Chinese Literature
    av Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231909181

  • Mozi

    Mozi

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231130011

    Mozi (fifth century B.C.) was an important political and social thinker and formidable rival of the Confucianists. He advocated universal love-his most important doctrine according to which all humankind should be loved and treated as one's kinfolk-…

  • The Analects of Confucius

    The Analects of Confucius
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231141659

    Compiled by disciples of Confucius in the centuries following his death in 479 B.C.E., The Analects of Confucius is a collection of aphorisms and historical anecdotes embodying the basic values of the Confucian tradition: learning, morality, ritual…

  • From the Country of Eight Islands

    From the Country of Eight Islands

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231063951

    -- John Ashbery

  • Chinese Lyricism

    Chinese Lyricism
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231034654

  • The Essential Lotus

    The Essential Lotus

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231125079

    Since its first appearance in China in the third century CE, the Lotus Sutra has been the object of intense veneration among generations of Buddhists in China, Korea, and Japan, as well as other parts of the world. It is often considered the fundame…

  • The Tales of the Heike

    The Tales of the Heike
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138031

    The Tales of the Heike is one of the most influential works in Japanese literature and culture, remaining even today a crucial source for fiction, drama, and popular media. Originally written in the mid-thirteenth century, it features a cast of vivi…

  • For All My Walking

    For All My Walking
    av Santoka Taneda, Burton Watson, Santoka Taneda

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231125161

    In April 1926, the Japanese poet Taneda Santoka (1882-1940) set off on the first of many walking trips, journeys in which he tramped thousands of miles through the Japanese countryside. These journeys were part of his religious training as a Buddhis…

  • The Analects of Confucius

    The Analects of Confucius
    av Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231141642

    Compiled by disciples of Confucius in the centuries following his death in 479 B.C.E., The Analects of Confucius is a collection of aphorisms and historical anecdotes embodying the basic values of the Confucian tradition: learning, morality, ritual…

  • The Lotus Sutra

    The Lotus Sutra
    av Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081603

    Since its appearance in China in the third century, The Lotus Sutra has been regarded as one of the most illustrious scriptures in the Mahayana Buddhist canon. The object of intense veneration among generations of Buddhists in China, Korea, Japan, a…

  • Records of the Grand Historian

    Records of the Grand Historian
    av Sima Qian, Burton Watson, Sima Qian

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081658

    Sima Qian (145?-90? BCE) was the first major Chinese historian. His Shiji, or Records of the Grand Historian, documents the history of China and its neighboring countries from the ancient past to his own time. These three volumes cover the Qin and H…

  • Old Man Who Does As He Pleases

    Old Man Who Does As He Pleases
    av Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231037662

  • The Tales of the Heike

    The Tales of the Heike
    av Burton Watson, Haruo Shirane, Haruo Shirane

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138024

    The Tales of the Heike is one of the most influential works in Japanese literature and culture, remaining even today a crucial source for fiction, drama, and popular media. Originally written in the mid-thirteenth century, it features a cast of vivi…

  • Poems of a Mountain Home

    Poems of a Mountain Home
    av Saigyo, Burton Watson, Saigyo

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231074926

    Activism is alive and well in the United States, according to Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman. It exists on large and small scales and thrives in unexpected places. Finding activism in backyards, art classes, and urban areas branded as "ghettos,"…

  • Records of the Historian

    Records of the Historian

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231033213

  • Record of Miraculous Events in Japan

    Record of Miraculous Events in Japan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164214

    The Nihon ryoiki, a collection of setsuwa, or "anecdotal" tales, compiled by a monk in late-eighth- or early-ninth-century Japan, records the spread of Buddhist ideas in Japan and the ways in which Buddhism's principles were adapted to the condition…

  • Po Chu-i

    Po Chu-i

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231118392

    The T'ang dynasty was the great age of Chinese poetry, and Po Chu-i (772-846) was one of that era's most prolific major poets. His appealing style, marked by deliberate simplicity, won him wide popularity among the Chinese public at large and made h…

  • The Selected Poems of Du Fu

    The Selected Poems of Du Fu
    av Fu Du, Burton Watson, Fu Du

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231128285

    Du Fu (712-777) has been called China's greatest poet, and some call him the greatest nonepic, nondramatic poet whose writings survive in any language. Du Fu excelled in a great variety of poetic forms, showing a richness of language ranging from el…

  • Han Fei Tzu

    Han Fei Tzu

    Häftad - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231086097

    Representative of the Fachia, or Legalist, school of philosophy, the writings of Han Fei Tzu (280?-233 B.C.) confront the issues of preserving and strengthening the state. His lessons remain timely as scholars continue to examine the nature and use…

  • The Vimalakirti Sutra

    The Vimalakirti Sutra

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231106573

    One of the most popular Asian classics for roughly two thousand years, the Vimalakirti Sutra stands out among the sacred texts of Mahayana Buddhism for its conciseness, its vivid and humorous episodes, its dramatic narratives, and its eloquent expos…

  • Chinese Rhyme-Prose

    Chinese Rhyme-Prose
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789629965631

    Selected as one of the sixty-five masterpieces for the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works The "fu," or rhyme-prose, is a major poetic form in Chinese literature, most popular between the 2nd century b.c. and 6th century a.d. Unlike what is us…

  • Letters of Nichiren

    Letters of Nichiren
    av Nichiren, Burton Watson, Philip B. Yampolsky

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231103848

    -- Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

  • Japanese Literature in Chinese

    Japanese Literature in Chinese
    av Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231041461

  • Chuang Tzu

    Chuang Tzu

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231105958

    The basic writings of Chuang Tzu have been savored by Chinese readers for over two thousand years. And Burton Watson's lucid and beautiful translation has been loved by generations of readers. Chuang Tzu (369?-286? B.C.) was a leading philosopher re…

  • The Chinese Translations

    The Chinese Translations
    av Witter Bynner

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374517083

    Lyrical translations of two famous Chinese works - Chu Sun's Three Hundred Poems of the T'ang and Laozu's Tao Te Ching - as interpreted by renowned poet Witter Bynner.In 1918, while visiting the University of California, Berkeley, Witter Bynner met…

  • Hsun Tzu

    Hsun Tzu

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231106894

    Hsun Tzu set forth the most complete well-ordered philosophical system of his day. Although basically Confucian, he differed with Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school, by asserting that the original nature of man is evil. To count…

  • Record of Miraculous Events in Japan

    Record of Miraculous Events in Japan
    av Burton Watson, Haruo Shirane, Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164207

    The Nihon ryoiki, a collection of setsuwa, or "anecdotal" tales, compiled by a monk in late-eighth- or early-ninth-century Japan, records the spread of Buddhist ideas in Japan and the ways in which Buddhism's principles were adapted to the condition…

  • Oops! I Dropped My Super Powers: Live a Life That Leaves a Legacy - No Super Powers Required!

    Oops! I Dropped My Super Powers: Live a Life That Leaves a Legacy - No Super Powers Required!
    av Mary Watson-Burton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780648450412

    Is leaving a legacy reserved just for the super talented or super powerful? Can mere mortals live a life that leaves a legacy? Discover where power truly lies, why YOUR legacy matters and how thinking legacy will give you a whole new level of motiva…

  • Cold Mountain

    Cold Mountain

    Häftad - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231034500

    This collection is one of the earliest and most important works of Chinese Buddhist poetry and is especially influential in the later literature of the Zen Sect of Buddhism, which looked back to these poems as a classic of Zen literature. The poems…

  • Records of the Grand Historian

    Records of the Grand Historian
    av Qian Sima, Burton Watson, Qian Sima

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081672

    This second volume of the history of the Han dynasty consists of chapters dealing principally with the reign of Emperor Wu, one of the most energetic and strong-willed of China's Rulers. Here the historian is chronicling events he has witnessed and…

  • Early Chinese Literature

    Early Chinese Literature
    av Burton Watson

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231086714

    Watson's account of Chinese writing from the time of the Chou dynasty (1100--249 B.C.) to the Latter Han (25-220) is accompanied by a chronology, biographical information, and a selected list of translations.

  • The Vimalakirti Sutra

    The Vimalakirti Sutra
    av Burton Watson

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231106566

    One of the most popular Asian classics for roughly two thousand years, the Vimalakirti Sutra stands out among the sacred texts of Mahayana Buddhism for its conciseness, its vivid and humorous episodes, its dramatic narratives, and its eloquent expos…

  • The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry

    The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231056830

    The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry presents translations of more than 420 poems by 96 poets drawn from the great ages of Chinese poetry. It begins with selections from the Book of Odes, the oldest anthology of Chinese poetry compiled around the sev…

  • Early Chinese Literature

    Early Chinese Literature
    av Burton Watson, William Theodore De Bary

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781258182298

  • Early Chinese Literature

    Early Chinese Literature
    av Burton Watson, William Theodore De Bary

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781258074876

  • The Complete Works of Chuang Tzu

    The Complete Works of Chuang Tzu

    Inbunden - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231031479

    This is one of the most justly celebrated texts of the Chinese tradition - impressive for both its bold philosophical imagination and its striking literary style. Accepting the challenge of translating this captivating classic in its entirety, Burto…

  • Records of the Grand Historian

    Records of the Grand Historian
    av Qian Sima, Burton Watson, Sima Qian

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081696

    Sima Qian (145?-90? BCE) was the first major Chinese historian. His Shiji, or Records of the Grand Historian, documents the history of China and its neighboring countries from the ancient past to his own time. These three volumes cover the Qin and H…