|Classical Chinese literature / John Minford and Joseph S.M. Lau, editors.|
Parallel title in Chinese characters: Hanyingjuhua ji 含英咀華集.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -1153) and indexes.
v. I. From antiquity to the Tang dynasty.
An anthology of previously published translations (B. Watson, Stephen Owen, etc.), some old (Legge, Waley, Giles, Medhurst), with a few very old as historic examples, e.g. the Latin translations of the Jesuit Alexandre de La Charme. Translations and information on script, calligraphy, Chinese language, folk songs, Confucian works, history and historical prose, Chuci, Han-Six dynasties, Wei-Jin, Tang poetry, Zen/Chan poetry.