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  • Zhuangzi: Basic Writings

    Zhuangzi: Basic Writings
    av Zhuangzi

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129596

    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…

  • The Tso Chuan

    The Tso Chuan

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231067157

    A vivid chronicle of events in the feudal states of China between 722 and 468 B.C., the Tso Chuan has long been considered both a major historical document and and an influential literary model. Covering over 250 years, these historical narratives f…

  • The Art of War: Sun Zi's Military Methods

    The Art of War: Sun Zi's Military Methods
    av Sun Zi

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231133821

    Compiled during the Warring States period of 475-221 B.C.E., The Art of War has had an enormous impact on the development of Chinese military strategy over the past two thousand years and occupies an important place in East Asian intellectual histor…

  • Kukai

    Kukai
    av Kukai

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231059336

    Kukai, more commonly known by the honorific Kobo Daishi, was one of the great characters in the development of Janpanese culture. He was active in literature, engineering, calligraphy, and architecture and is represented in this work in terms of his…

  • 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…

  • The Book of Swindles

    The Book of Swindles
    av Yingyu Zhang

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178631

    This is an age of deception. Con men ply the roadways. Bogus alchemists pretend to turn one piece of silver into three. Devious nuns entice young women into adultery. Sorcerers use charmed talismans for mind control and murder. A pair of dubious mon…

  • The Kojiki

    The Kojiki
    av no Yasumaro O

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163897

    Japan's oldest surviving narrative, the eighth-century Kojiki, chronicles the mythical origins of its islands and their ruling dynasty through a diverse array of genealogies, tales, and songs that have helped to shape the modern nation's views of it…

  • The Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama

    The Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231122672

    This anthology features translations of ten seminal plays written during the Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), a period considered the golden age of Chinese theater. By turns lyrical and earthy, sentimental and ironic, Yuan drama spans a broad emotional, li…

  • Early Modern Japanese Literature

    Early Modern Japanese Literature
    av Haruo Shirane, James Araki, Steven Carter

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231144148

    This abridged edition of Haruo Shirane's popular anthology, Early Modern Japanese Literature, retains the essential texts that have made the original volume such a valuable resource. The book introduces English-speaking readers to prose fiction genr…

  • Early Modern Japanese Literature

    Early Modern Japanese Literature
    av Haruo Shirane, James Brandon, Haruo Shirane

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231109901

    This is the first anthology ever devoted to early modern Japanese literature, spanning the period from 1600 to 1900, known variously as the Edo or the Tokugawa, one of the most creative epochs of Japanese culture. This anthology, which will be of vi…

  • The Sarashina Diary

    The Sarashina Diary
    av Sugawara no Takasue no Musume Sugawara no Takasue no Musume

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231186773

    A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on a journey from deep in the countryside of eastern Japan to the capital. Forty years later, with the long account of that journey as a foundation, the mature woman skillfully created an autobiog…

  • A Book to Burn and a Book to Keep (Hidden)

    A Book to Burn and a Book to Keep (Hidden)
    av Zhi Li

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231166133

    Li Zhi's iconoclastic interpretations of history, religion, literature, and social relations have fascinated Chinese intellectuals for centuries. His approach synthesized Confucian, Buddhist, and Daoist ethics and incorporated the Neo-Confucian idea…

  • A Tower for the Summer Heat

    A Tower for the Summer Heat
    av Yu Li, Patrick Hanan, Yu Li

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231113847

    Li Yu, considered a master of comedy in Chinese literature, was a novelist, playwright, and essayist in the 17th century. In this collection, patrick Hanan has translated six of the twelve stories in the Sh'ier lou collection, which is one of the mo…

  • Unearthing the Changes: Recently Discovered Manuscripts of the "Yi Jing" ( "I Ching") and Related Texts

    Unearthing the Changes: Recently Discovered Manuscripts of the "Yi Jing" ( "I Ching") and Related Texts
    av Edward Shaughnessy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231161848

    In recent years, three ancient manuscripts relating to the Yi jing (I Ching), or Classic of Changes, have been discovered. The earliest--the Shanghai Museum Zhou Yi--dates to about 300 B.C.E. and shows evidence of the text's original circulation. Th…

  • Waiting for the Dawn

    Waiting for the Dawn

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231080972

    The "Ming-i Tai-fang Lu "of Huang Tsunghsi (1610-1695) is unique in the history of Chinese Political literature. Since the time of Confucius and Mencius, no other work in the long Confucian tradition has stood out so clearly as a major critique of C…

  • Far Beyond the Field

    Far Beyond the Field
    av Makoto Ueda

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231128629

    Far Beyond the Field is a first-of-its-kind anthology of haiku by Japanese women, collecting translations of four hundred haiku written by twenty poets from the seventeenth century to the present. By arranging the poems chronologically, Makoto Ueda…

  • The Songs of Chu

    The Songs of Chu
    av Yuan Qu, Gopal Sukhu, Yuan Qu

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231166065

    Sources show Qu Yuan (?340-278 BCE) was the first person in China to become famous for his poetry, so famous in fact that the Chinese celebrate his life with a national holiday called Poet's Day, or the Dragon Boat Festival. His work, which forms th…

  • The Songs of Chu

    The Songs of Chu
    av Yuan Qu

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231166072

    Sources show Qu Yuan (?340-278 BCE) was the first person in China to become famous for his poetry, so famous in fact that the Chinese celebrate his life with a national holiday called Poet's Day, or the Dragon Boat Festival. His work, which forms th…

  • Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch

    Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch
    av Philip B. Yampolsky

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231159562

    Dating back to the eighth century C.E., the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a foundational text of Chan/Zen Buddhism that reveals much about the early evolution of Chinese Chan and the ideological origins of Japanese Zen and Korean Son. Pur…

  • Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy

    Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy
    av Stanleigh Jones

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231059749

    Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy is a classic play from Japan's golden age of puppet theater. Written in the eighteenth century, it tells the tale of Sugawara no Michizane, a wronged scholar-official who, in death, joins the Shinto pantheon a…

  • 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…

  • Chikamatsu

    Chikamatsu
    av Monzaemon Chikamatsu, C. Andrew Gerstle, Monzaemon Chikamatsu

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231121668

    Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1725), often referred to as "Japan's Shakespeare" and a "god of writers," was arguably the most famous playwright in Japanese history and wrote more than 100 plays for the kabuki and bunraku theaters. Today, the plays of t…

  • Zeami

    Zeami
    av Motoyiko Zeami

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139595

    Zeami (1363-1443), Japan's most celebrated actor and playwright, composed more than thirty of the finest plays of no drama. He also wrote a variety of texts on theater and performance that have, until now, been only partially available in English. Z…

  • Quelling the Demons' Revolt

    Quelling the Demons' Revolt
    av Guanzhong Luo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231183079

    In this Ming-era novel, historical narrative, raucous humor, and the supernatural are interwoven to tell the tale of an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the Song dynasty. A poor young girl meets an old woman who gives her a magic book that allows h…

  • The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan

    The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan
    av Sugawara Sugawara No Takasue No Musume

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231167185

    A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on a journey from the wild East Country to the capital. She began a diary that she would continue to write for the next forty years and compile later in life, bringing lasting prestige to her fami…

  • The Original Analects

    The Original Analects
    av Confucius, E. Bruce Brooks, Confucius

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231104302

    This new translation presents the Analects in a revolutionary new format that, for the first time in any language, distinguishes the original words of the Master from the later sayings of his disciples and their followers, enabling readers to experi…

  • Mistress and Maid (Jiohong ji) by Meng Chengshun

    Mistress and Maid (Jiohong ji) by Meng Chengshun

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231121699

    Mistress & Maid, one of the greatest tragedies of Chinese drama, is here available for the first time in English. Acclaimed translator Cyril Birch presents the bittersweet tale of Bella, daughter of the Wang family, her maid Petal, and the young sch…

  • Tales of Moonlight and Rain

    Tales of Moonlight and Rain
    av Akinari Ueda

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139120

    First published in 1776, the nine gothic tales in this collection are Japan's finest and most celebrated examples of the literature of the occult. They subtly merge the world of reason with the realm of the uncanny and exemplify the period's fascina…

  • Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit

    Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit
    av R. Parthasarathy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231184380

    Classical Sanskrit literature boasts an exquisite canon of poetry devoted to erotic love. In Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit, noted translator and scholar R. Parthasarathy curates a selection in a new verse translation that introduces readers to Sans…

  • Just Living

    Just Living
    av Tonna

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231125536

    The medieval Buddhist poet-monk Tonna (1289-1372) was regarded as the leading poet of his day and a prominent scholar and critic. Despite his commoner status, he was assigned the task of acting as compiler for an imperial anthology of poetry and cou…

  • 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…

  • Traditional Japanese Theater

    Traditional Japanese Theater
    av Karen Brazell, James T. Araki, Karen Brazell

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231108720

    This is a collection of the most important genres of Japanese performance-noh, kyogen, kabuki, and bamrili puppet theater-in one comprehensive, authoritative volume. Organized by genre, each section features a rich selection of representative plays…

  • The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch

    The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231159579

    Dating back to the eighth century C.E., the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a foundational text of Chan/Zen Buddhism that reveals much about the early evolution of Chinese Chan and the ideological origins of Japanese Zen and Korean Son. Pur…

  • Tamil Love Poetry

    Tamil Love Poetry
    av Martha Ann Selby

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231150644

    Dating from the early decades of the third century C.E., the Ainkurunuru is believed to be the world's earliest anthology of classical Tamil love poetry. Commissioned by a Cera-dynasty king and composed by five masterful poets, the anthology illustr…

  • The Awakening of Faith

    The Awakening of Faith
    av Yoshito S. Hakeda, Ryuichi Abe, Asvaghosa

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231131568

    'Whenever I have questions on Mahayana Buddhist doctrine, I return to this text and Professor Hakeda's interpretation of it. I wonder if I will ever encounter a work that is at once more profound, attractive, and mysterious than the "Awakening of Fa…

  • A Tower for the Summer Heat

    A Tower for the Summer Heat
    av Li Yu

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231113854

    Hanan has translated six of the twelve stories in the Sh'ier lou collection, which is the most famous individual collection of vernacular stories from premodern China. With Hanan's introduction and notes, and containing Li Yu's emphasis marks, notes…

  • Japanese and Chinese Poems to Sing

    Japanese and Chinese Poems to Sing
    av J. Thomas Rimer, Jonathan Chaves, J. Thomas Rimer

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231107020

    This first English translation of the Wakan roei shu, includes two introductory essays, insightful commentaries on each passage, and three expositions, which discuss the collection's influence on Japanese literary history, music, and calligraphy. Fo…

  • Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy

    Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231059879

    Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy is a classic play from Japan's golden age of puppet theater. Written in the eighteenth century, it tells the tale of Sugawara no Michizane, a wronged scholar-official who, in death, joins the Shinto pantheon a…

  • The Columbia Anthology of Traditional Korean Poetry

    The Columbia Anthology of Traditional Korean Poetry

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231111133

    This groundbreaking anthology, edited by the veteran scholar who founded the field of Korean literature in the West, offers a representative selection from the four major genres of native Korean poetry: the Silla songs known as hyangga, Koryo songs,…

  • Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters

    Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters
    av Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182065

    This selection of poetry and prose by Ghalib provides an accessible and wide-ranging introduction to the preeminent Urdu poet of the nineteenth century. Ghalib's poems, especially his ghazals, remain beloved throughout South Asia for their arresting…

  • 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 Sound of the Kiss, or the Story That Must Never be Told

    The Sound of the Kiss, or the Story That Must Never be Told
    av Pingali Suranna

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231125963

    Suranna recounts the story of a young courtesan who falls in love with the most handsome man in the universe and overhears him speaking of a mysterious person whose story must never be told. Burning with curiosity and desire, she ventures to the god…

  • The Sound of the Kiss, or The Story That Must Never Be Told

    The Sound of the Kiss, or The Story That Must Never Be Told
    av Pingali Suranna

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231125970

    Composed in the mid-sixteenth century, The Sound of the Kiss, or The Story That Must Never Be Told, could be considered the first novel written in South Asia. Telugu, the language spoken in today's Andhra Pradesh region of southern India, has a clas…

  • The Four Hundred Songs of War and Wisdom

    The Four Hundred Songs of War and Wisdom
    av George L. Hart, Hank Heifetz, George L. Hart

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231115629

    Two prominent translators present the first complete English-language edition of one of India's greatest works of classical literature: the Purananuru. This anthology of four hundred poems by more than 150 poets between the first and third centuries…

  • 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…

  • Beyond Spring

    Beyond Spring

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231096799

    This anthology of poetry from the Sung Dynasty, translated into English, represents the golden age of the Tz'u period in the 10th-12th centuries AD. These translations of an important lyric form in Chinese literature strive to capture the phrasing a…

  • Ryokan

    Ryokan
    av Ryokan

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231044158

    Ryokan (1758-1831), a Buddhist monk in the Zen sect, was a major figure in Tokugawa poetry. Although a Zen master, he never headed a temple but chose to live alone in simple huts and to support himself by begging. His poems are mainly a record of hi…

  • The Huainanzi

    The Huainanzi

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231142045

    Compiled by scholars at the court of Liu An, king of Huainan, in the second century B.C.E, The Huainanzi is a tightly organized, sophisticated articulation of Western Han philosophy and statecraft. Outlining "all that a modern monarch needs to know,…

  • Exemplary Women of Early China

    Exemplary Women of Early China
    av Anne Behnke Kinney

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163088

    In early China, was it correct for a woman to disobey her father, contradict her husband, or shape the public policy of a son who ruled over a dynasty or state? According to the Lienu zhuan, or Categorized Biographies of Women, it was not only appro…