"A concise and elegant account of pre-modern Chinese literature... The translations ... are fresh, uncluttered, and vivid." Journal of the American Oriental Society "Provides an insightful overview of traditional Chinese literature, and is especially recommended for general readers and beginning students." China Quarterly "As a general introduction for the lay reader ... Chinese Literature, Ancient and Classical works well, with the fast-pace and engaging short extracts providing excellent motivation." odannyreviews.com, 11/23/2010
About the Author
Andre Levy is Emeritus Professor at the University of Bordeaux. William H. Nienhauser, Jr., is Halls-Bascom Professor of Classical Chinese Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Madison."