The Classic of Mountains and Seas
Translated by Anne Birrell
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Classic of Mountains and Seas by Anne Birrell
Book DescriptionDating from the 3rd century BC to the 1st century AD the work is structured according to a conception of the world as a vast land mass bounded on its four sides by four seas, beyond which lie four great wildernesses. Each chapter leads the reader through successive landscapes, describing the geographical and mythological associations of each.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140447194
Classification: Oriental religions
Format: Paperback (198mm x 128mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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UK Kirkus Review » This major source of Chinese mythology (3rd century BC to 2nd century AD) brings together a treasure trove of rare data and colourful fiction about the mythical figures, rituals, medicine, natural history and ethnic peoples of the ancient world. The text is brought to life using English equivalents for all the many names (such as the gods Foremost, Fond Care and the doomed Girl Lovely) and there is a lucid and entertaining introduction containing insights from comparative mythology. (Kirkus UK)
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