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The Book Of Odes, Shi-King: The Classics Of Confucius

L. Cranmer-Byng

The Book of Odes, also known as Shi-King, is a collection of ancient Chinese poems that has been considered a classic of Confucianism for centuries. This particular edition, translated by L. Cranmer-Byng, provides a complete and faithful rendition of the original work, including all 305 poems and their corresponding annotations. The poems cover a wide range of themes, from love and nature to politics and morality, and offer a valuable insight into the cultural and social context of ancient China. The translation is accompanied by an introduction that provides historical and literary context, as well as an overview of the major themes and motifs of the collection. This edition is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in Chinese literature, philosophy, or history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 64
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.15in - 0.23lb
  • EAN: 9781428614413
  • Categories: MetaphysicsMysticismConfucianism