Finding wisdom in East Asian classics

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Book
ISBN 10
0231153961 
ISBN 13
9780231153966 
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Publication Year
2011 
Subject
East Asian literature--History and criticism.; Wisdom in literature.; Best books--East Asia. 
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xvii, 418 pages : 24 cm; Includes index.; 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 sūtra / Wing-tsit Chan -- The teaching of Vimalakīrti / Robert A.F. Thurman -- The Platform sūtra of the sixth Patriarch / Philip Yampolsky -- The Platform sūtra 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 Chōmei's "An account of my hut" / Paul Anderer -- The tale of the Heike / Paul Varley -- Kenkō's Essays in idleness / Donald Keene -- Kenkō and Montaigne in tandem / James Mirollo -- The poetry of Matsuo Bashō / Haruo Shirane -- Matsuo Bashō / 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 Hyegyŏng / JaHyun Kim Haboush -- The song of the faithful wife Ch'unhyang / Rachel E. Chung -- Reading and teaching The tale of Kieu / Conrad Schirokauer.; 
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