The Analects of Confucius

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G. Allen & Unwin Limited, 1938 - Religion - 268 pages
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Simon Leys is the pseudonym of Pierre Ryckmans (Chinese studies, Univ. of Sydney), who tells us in the foreword that he uses a literary pen name because his intention here was to produce a "writer's ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
11
The Ancients
17
Terms
27
Written Tradition
51
Appendix 1 The Interpretations
71
Appendix 2 Biographical Dates
78
Additional Notes
198
Textual Notes
253
Index
263
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About the author (1938)

Burton Watson has taught at Columbia, Stanford, and Kyoto Universities and is one of the world's best-known translators of Chinese and Japanese works. His translations include The Tales of the Heike; The Lotus Sutra; the writings of Zhuangzi, Mozi, Xunzi, and Han Feizi; The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry; and Records of the Grand Historian.

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