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Zhuangzi, mystic, moralist, and social reformer By Herbert Allen Giles
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Herbert A. Giles who has contributed more than 60 books and articles to the field of Sinology is here providing us a complete translation of Zhuangzi. This translation is of great interest to those... More > seeking to understand this fundamental work as we have few translations of the text and cross-comparative studies of the translations aid in gaining insight of what the original Chinese meanings might be. Such approach is beneficial as the original text, like many classics, presupposes knowledge in various fields to grasp subtle allusions, metaphors or puns. Further, many of the common names are themselves plays with words that requires difficult choices in translations. This work may be read in parallel with F. H. Balfour’s Zhuangzi, The divine classic of Nan hua, another important translation of the 19th century. ISBN-13: 978-1-944175-53-5< Less
The remains of Laozi, with Critics By Herbert Allen Giles
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Herbert Giles was a major scholar of Chinese texts in the 19th century. His work The remains of Laozi not only provides a critical analysis of the various translations of Laozi which itself is of... More > great interest in drawing an understanding of the text and of the complexity of rendering its meaning through translations. H. Giles also provides a valuable analysis of the history of translations of the text in the 19th century. The remains of Laozi generated a series of responses by other scholars of the time. Those responses are included here to provide an additional layer of understanding of both the complexity of the interpretations of texts and the relationships among some the first major sinologists. This edition includes the work of H. Giles, and the ensuing critics by T. W. Kingsmill, H. Balfour, J. Chalmers, E. H. Parker and J. Legge. It also includes H. Giles’ list of works and a list of over 70 references generated from the text. ISBN-13: 978-1-944175-52-8< Less
San Zi Jing - Three Character Classic By Herbert Allen Giles
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The Sanzijing or ‘Three Character Classic’ is a fundamental textbook of the Song dynasty attributed to either Wang Yinglin or Ou Shizi. Until the latter part of the 1800s, it served as a... More > child’s first formal education. It is a however much more than a child’s text book and it is worth approaching from the points of view of learning Chinese as well as those of evaluating its content and form. Herbert Giles’ translation is one of the best English ones and his work may be read in parallel to the French translation of the text by G. Pauthier. ISBN-13: 978-1-944175-35-1< Less

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Genius Matters Genius Matters By Angela Maiers
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