Readings In Chinese Literary Thought (Harvard Yenching Institute Monograph Series, Asia Center)

Readings In Chinese Literary Thought Harvard Yenching Institute Monograph Series Asia Center This dual language compilation of seven complete major works and many shorter pieces from the Confucian period through the Ch ing dynasty will be indispensable to students of Chinese literature Owen s

  • Title: Readings In Chinese Literary Thought (Harvard Yenching Institute Monograph Series, Asia Center)
  • Author: Stephen Owen
  • ISBN: 9780674749214
  • Page: 152
  • Format: Paperback
  • This dual language compilation of seven complete major works and many shorter pieces from the Confucian period through the Ch ing dynasty will be indispensable to students of Chinese literature Owen s masterful translations and commentaries have opened up Chinese literary thought to theorists and scholars of other languages.

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    1. One old Chinese tale tells of a Daoist hermit who was given to meditation in his small bamboo hut, which was lost among waterfalls and mountain mists. One day some dour-faced Confucians made their way to his hut, stepped inside, and saw him sitting there stark naked, abandoned in meditation to the immensity of the Dao. "What are you doing, sitting there in your hut stark naked?" the Confucian do-gooders queried.The Daoist slowly opened his eyes. He looked out at the Confucians, and replied, "Thi [...]

    2. One old Chinese tale tells of a Daoist hermit who was given to meditation in his small bamboo hut, which was lost among waterfalls and mountain mists. One day some dour-faced Confucians made their way to his hut, stepped inside, and saw him sitting there stark naked, abandoned in meditation to the immensity of the Dao. "What are you doing, sitting there in your hut stark naked?" the Confucian do-gooders queried.The Daoist slowly opened his eyes. He looked out at the Confucians, and replied, "Thi [...]

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