My Library

Limit search to available items
Reviews & More
Book, etc.

Title Finding wisdom in East Asian classics / edited by Wm. Theodore de Bary

Publ Info New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  PL493 .F56 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Preface: The great "civilized" conversation: cases in point / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- Asian classics as the great books of the East / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- Asia in the core curriculum / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- Why we read the Analects of Confucius / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- Mencius / Irene Bloom -- Laozi / Franciscus Verellen -- Zhuangzi / Paul Contino -- Xunzi / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- The lotus stra / Wing-tsit Chan -- The teaching of Vimalakrti / Robert A. F. Thurman -- The Platform stra of the sixth Patriarch / Philip Yampolsky -- The Platform stra as a Chinese classic / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- Tang poetry: a return to basics / Burton Watson -- Journey to the west / C. T. Hsia -- A dream of red mansions / C. T. Hsia -- Zhu Xi and the Four Books / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- Waiting for the dawn: Huang Zongxi's critique of the Chinese dynastic system / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- The tale of Genji as a Japanese and world classic / Haruo Shirane -- Passion and poignancy in The tale of Genji / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- The pillow book / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- Kamo no Chmei's "An account of my hut" / Paul Anderer -- The tale of the Heike / Paul Varley -- Kenk's Essays in idleness / Donald Keene -- Kenk and Montaigne in tandem / James Mirollo -- The poetry of Matsuo Bash / Haruo Shirane -- Matsuo Bash / Donald Keene -- Chikamatsu / Donald Keene -- Saikaku's Five women who loved love / Wm. Theodore de Bary -- Kaibara Ekken's Precepts for daily life in Japan / Mary Evelyn Tucker -- The contemporary meaning of T'oegye's Ten diagrams on sage learning / Michael C. Kalton -- The memoirs of Lady Hyegyng / JaHyun Kim Haboush -- The song of the faithful wife Ch'unhyang / Rachel E. Chung -- Reading and teaching The tale of Kieu / Conrad Schirokauer
LC subject East Asian literature -- History and criticism
Wisdom in literature
Best books -- East Asia
Canon (Literature)
Add Author De Bary, William Theodore, 1919-
ISBN 9780231153966 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231153961 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231153973 (pbk. : alk. paper)
023115397X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231527194 (ebook)
0231527195 (ebook)