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Classical Chinese literature

Classical Chinese literature

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Published by Foreign Languages Press in Beijing .
Written in English


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Cover title.

Statement(edited by Foreign Languages Press).
SeriesChina : facts & figures
ContributionsForeign Languages Press.
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Open LibraryOL20250828M
ISBN 107119004530
OCLC/WorldCa24132968

  This landmark anthology of classical Chinese literature is the most comprehensive English-language collection available, presenting more than a thousand selections from two thousand years of Chinese literature in classic translations by the luminaries of the field -- Arthur Waley, Ezra Pound, David Hawkes, James Legge, Burton Watson, Stephen Owen, Cyril Birch, /5(28). Chinese Literature Ancient literature is a precious cultural heritage of China's several thousand years of civilization. The Book of Songs, a collection of folk ballads of the Western Zhou Dynasty and the Spring and Autumn period, compiled in the sixth century B.C., is China's earliest anthology of poetry.

Chinese classics texts or Chinese canonical texts are the classical literature in the Chinese culture which are considered by Chinese culture to be one of the best or to be the most valuable. These include both poetry and prose, some dating from the Eastern Zhou Dynasty ( BC - BC). In the classical Chinese medicine (CM) literature, this disorder could be classified under a diversity of terms. In order to explore how psoriasis vulgaris was conceptualized and managed throughout Chinese medical history, we undertook a systematic longitudinal analysis of descriptions in the classical CM literature of skin disorders consistent Cited by: 4.

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This book teaches the Classical Chinese language, which must be expressed in traditional Chinese. Knowledge of some basic Chinese characters before starting this course is assumed. You do not have to know a lot of characters, but you should already have an overall understanding of them, such as structure, radicals, and how to use a dictionary.

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