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Tao Te Ching
by Laozi and Stephen Addiss and Stanley Lombardo and Burton Watson


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This translation captures the terse and enigmatic beauty of the ancient original and resists the tendency toward interpretive paraphrase found in many other editions. Along with the complete translation, Lombardo and Addiss provide one or more key lines from the original Chinese for each of the eighty-one sections, together with a transliteration of the Chinese characters and a glossary commenting on the pronunciation and meaning of each Chinese character displayed.  Read more...


 
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More About Tao Te Ching by Laozi; Stephen Addiss; Stanley Lombardo; Burton Watson
 
 
 
Overview

This translation captures the terse and enigmatic beauty of the ancient original and resists the tendency toward interpretive paraphrase found in many other editions. Along with the complete translation, Lombardo and Addiss provide one or more key lines from the original Chinese for each of the eighty-one sections, together with a transliteration of the Chinese characters and a glossary commenting on the pronunciation and meaning of each Chinese character displayed. This greatly enhances the reader's appreciation of how the Chinese text works and feels and the different ways it can be translated into English.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780872202320
  • ISBN-10: 0872202321
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: October 1993
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds

Series: Hackett Classics

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