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Approaches to the Oriental Classics : Asian Literature and Thought in General Education
AuthorConference on Oriental Classics in General Education (1958 : Columbia University)
De Bary, William Theodore, 1919-
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherColumbia University Press
Date1959Phys. Desc.xix, 262 p. ; 23 cm.
LocationDir. Office GalleryCall NumberPJ309.A777 C763 1959
Approaches to the Oriental Classics : Asian Literature and Thought in General Education / edited by Wm. Theodore De Bary.
"Proceedings of a conference held at Columbia University, September 12 and 13, 1958."
"Reading lists": p. [256]-262.

Contents: Oriental classics and the teaching of the humanities. Opening remarks / Jacques Barzun -- Great books - east and west / Mark Van Doren -- Education in a multicultural world / Thomas Berry -- On exploiting the Greek analogy / Moses Hadas -- Books and world culture / Ahmed Bokhári -- Some great books of Oriental tradition -- The Qur’an / Arthur Jeffery -- Ibn Khaldūn / Muhsin Mahdi -- The Upanishads / George Borworth Burch -- Indian and Greek epics / Robert Antoine -- The Sanskrit classic : Shakuntalā / John D. Mitchell -- The analects of Confucius / Herman L. Sinaiko -- The Lotus Sūtra / Wing-tsit Chan -- The Chinese novel / Yi-tse Mei Feuerwerker -- The Tale of Genji / Donald Keene -- The poetry of the Far East in a general education / Kenneth Rexroth -- Practical problems in the teaching of Oriental humanities. Asian literature in comparative courses : some practical problems / G. L. Anderson -- Oriental humanities and the non-Orientalists / Arthur Danto.

Title: Asian Literature and Thought in General Education.

Subject(s)Oriental literature--History and criticism--Congresses
Rec. TypeBook (Conference Proceedings)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #12716