Complete Works of Chuang Tzu by Zi Zhuang
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Complete Works of Chuang Tzu
By Zi Zhuang

The Complete Works of Chuang Tzu

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Translated by Burton Watson See other recent books by Burton Watson
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Complete Works of Chuang Tzu by Zi Zhuang

Book Description

This is one of the most justly celebrated texts of the Chinese tradition - impressive for both its bold philosophical imagination and its striking literary style. Accepting the challenge of translating this captivating classic in its entirety, Burton Watson has expertly rendered into English both the profound thought and the literary brilliance of the text.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231031479
ISBN-10: 0231031475
Format: Hardback
(201mm x 137mm x 32mm)
Pages: 397
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1968
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Zi Zhuang

Burton Watson is one of the world's best-known translators from the Chinese and Japanese. His translations include The Lotus Sutra, The Vimalakirti Sutra, Ryokan: Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Saigyo: Poems of a Mountain Home, and The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century, all published by Columbia.

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