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The Tso Chuan: Selections from China's Oldest Narrative History (Translations from the Asian Classics) Paperback – 6 Dec 1992

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  • Paperback: 278 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press; New Ed edition (6 Dec. 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231067151
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231067157
  • Product Dimensions: 14.9 x 1.6 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,139,980 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An elegant English translation that embodies the careful scholarship of this eminent translator of Chinese texts." -- "Journal of Asian Studies"

About the Author

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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