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Gems of Chinese literature

Gems of Chinese literature

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Published by Kelly& Walsh in Shanghai .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1883.

Statement[translated] by Herbert A. Giles.
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Open LibraryOL14169204M

Gems of the Chinese Language Through the Ages BSL US$ This Series is comprised of four titles, and the respective idioms, proverbs, sayings and stories in each title have been chosen for the frequency with which they are used, their practicality and their expressiveness. The Chinese Essay does nevertheless fill a crucial gap in materials for courses on Chinese literature in translation. While most scholars in the field of Chinese literature are probably not going to set up a course exclusively devoted to the essay even with a comprehensive anthology available, the selections in this book would mix well with.

Gems of Chinese LiteratureThis is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization : Giles Herbert Allen. Excerpt from Gems of Chinese Literature: Prose A second edition of this book has been long overdue, blocked, like many other enterprises, by the war. Its aim will be found fully set forth in the extract, given below, from the preface to the first edition.

  : More Gems of Chinese Poetry, Translated into English Verse by W. J. B. Fletcher, with Comparative Passages from English Literature. Inscribed to Herbert A. Giles. With Giles' Numerous Annotations and Corrections: First edition, first printing. Octavo, *cm, iv+ p. Boards slightly cupped, inscribed by the author to the noted Sinologist Herbert A. Giles "with the . A second edition of this book has been long overdue, blocked, like many other enterprises, by the war. Its aim will be found fully set forth in the extract, given below, from the preface to the first edition. That edition has been care fully revised, and by many additional translations has been.


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Description: xviii, pages 23. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Reprint of the 2d rev. and enl. ed., published inof Gems of Chinese literature: prose (first published in under title Gems of Chinese literature) and Gems of Chinese literature: poetry (first published in under title Chinese poetry in English verse)Pages: Gems of Chinese Literature: Verse By Herbert A.

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Glies Kelly and Walsh, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Gems of Chinese Literature: Verse Hardcover – January 1, by Herbert A.

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See all. Further, the Mongols, detested aliens, held sway for such a comparatively short period that they hardly left any characteristic mark on the face of Chinese literature. THE CH‘ING (MANCHU) DYNASTY: a.d. The first edition of this book ended with the collapse of the Ming dynasty and the establishment of Manchu rule.

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Gems of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles,Kelly and Walsh, limited edition, in English - Rev. and greatly by: 1. Chinese literature, the body of works written in Chinese, including lyric poetry, historical and didactic writing, drama, and various forms of fiction.

Chinese literature is one of the major literary heritages of the world, with an uninterrupted history of more than 3, years, dating back at least to the 14th century medium, the Chinese language, has retained its unmistakable.

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