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The Chinese Translations - Bynner, Witter, and Kraft, James (Editor)
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Lyrical translations of two famous Chinese works - Chu Sun's Three Hundred Poems of the T'ang and Laozu's Tao Te Ching - as interpreted by renowned poet Witter Bynner. In 1918, while visiting the University of California, Berkeley, Witter Bynner met Kiang Kang-hu, a professor of Chinese. They would spend the next eleven years collaborating on English translations of T'ang Dynasty poems, a partnership that involved visits to China to ensure that "in spirit and expression the poems remain as close as we could ...

The Chinese Translations 1978, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374517083

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The Chinese Translations 1978, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374122515

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