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Product Description: The books collected in this volume represent the first time since the mid-nineteenth century that the four seminal masterworks of ancient Chinese thought have been translated as a unified series by a single translator. Hinton's award-winning experience translating a wide range of ancient Chinese poets makes these books sing in English as never before...read more
By David Hinton (trans)

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9781619028340 | Reprint edition (Counterpoint, December 13, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The books collected in this volume represent the first time since the mid-nineteenth century that the four seminal masterworks of ancient Chinese thought have been translated as a unified series by a single translator.

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Product Description: A master translator’s beautiful and accessible rendering of the seminal Chinese textIn a radically new translation and interpretation of the I Ching, David Hinton strips this ancient Chinese masterwork of the usual apparatus and discovers a deeply poetic and philosophical text...read more

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9780374220907 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 13, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A master translator's beautiful and accessible rendering of the seminal Chinese textIn a radically new translation and interpretation of the I Ching, David Hinton strips this ancient Chinese masterwork of the usual apparatus and discovers a deeply poetic and philosophical text.

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9780374536428 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 2017, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A master translator’s beautiful and accessible rendering of the seminal Chinese textIn a radically new translation and interpretation of the I Ching, David Hinton strips this ancient Chinese masterwork of the usual apparatus and discovers a deeply poetic and philosophical text.

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Product Description: The meaning of life--as expressed in a single Chinese landscape painting: a new work of meditative philosophy by the renowned translator of the Chinese classics and author of Hunger Mountain.     Join David Hinton on an exploration of the entire nature of reality--an ambitious project for such a compact book, and even more amazing when you see that this cosmic journey happens all within the exploration of a single Chinese landscape painting...read more

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9781611803389 | Shambhala Pubns, August 9, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The meaning of life--as expressed in a single Chinese landscape painting: a new work of meditative philosophy by the renowned translator of the Chinese classics and author of Hunger Mountain.

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Product Description: Having masterfully translated a wide range of ancient Chinese poets and philosophers, David Hinton is uniquely qualified to offer the definitive contemporary English version of Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching. Like all of his translations, Hinton's translation of the Tao Te Ching is mind-opening, presenting startling new dimensions in this widely-influential text...read more
By David Hinton (trans)

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9781619025561 | Counterpoint, June 9, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Having masterfully translated a wide range of ancient Chinese poets and philosophers, David Hinton is uniquely qualified to offer the definitive contemporary English version of Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching.
9780393045338, titled "German in 32 Lessons" | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1979, cover price $11.95 | also contains German in 32 Lessons | About this edition: German in 32 Lessons (Gimmick Series)

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
By David Hinton (trans)

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9780559060182 | Reprint edition (Bibliolife, April 30, 2009), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780559060359 | Reprint edition (Bibliolife, April 30, 2009), cover price $28.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781887178624 | Counterpoint, September 1, 1998, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: This ancient text records the teachings of Mencius, China's "second sage".
9780393044096, titled "Ireland in Colour" | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 1975, cover price $19.95 | also contains Ireland in Colour, Mencius | About this edition: Thirty full-page photographs of representative sites, landscapes, and buildings, with descriptive and historical commentaries, provide a visual tour of Eire's and Ulster's counties from Donegal round to Sligo

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9781619025554 | Counterpoint, June 9, 2015, cover price $15.95 | also contains Mencius
9780835102148 | Bilingual edition (China Books & Periodicals, March 31, 2015), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Essential Chinese Wisdom is a new series in which each book features one of China s greatest philosophers and their core teachings.
9780559060236 | Reprint edition (Bibliolife, April 30, 2009), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780559060281 | Reprint edition (Bibliolife, April 30, 2009), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Thirty full-page photographs of representative sites, landscapes, and buildings, with descriptive and historical commentaries, provide a visual tour of Eire's and Ulster's counties from Donegal round to Sligo
By David Hinton (trans)

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9780393044096, titled "Ireland in Colour" | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 1975, cover price $19.95 | also contains Ireland in Colour, Mencius | About this edition: Thirty full-page photographs of representative sites, landscapes, and buildings, with descriptive and historical commentaries, provide a visual tour of Eire's and Ulster's counties from Donegal round to Sligo

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9781619025554 | Counterpoint, June 9, 2015, cover price $15.95 | also contains Mencius
9781582430201 | Counterpoint, July 1, 1999, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: A selection of poems by the ancient Chinese poet and statesman Wang Ah-Shih, translated by David Hinton.Wang An-shih (1021-1086 C.E.) was a remarkable figure―not only one of the great Sung Dynasty poets, but also the most influential and controversial statesman of his time...read more
By David Hinton (trans)

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9780811222631 | New Directions, March 17, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A selection of poems by the ancient Chinese poet and statesman Wang Ah-Shih, translated by David Hinton.

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Product Description: The books collected in this volume represent the first time since the mid-nineteenth century that the four seminal masterworks of ancient Chinese thought have been translated as a unified series by a single translator. Hinton's award-winning experience translating a wide range of ancient Chinese poets makes these books sing in English as never before...read more
By David Hinton (trans)

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9781619022270 | Counterpoint, December 10, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The books collected in this volume represent the first time since the mid-nineteenth century that the four seminal masterworks of ancient Chinese thought have been translated as a unified series by a single translator.

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Product Description: Come along with David Hinton on a series of walks through the wild beauty of Hunger Mountain, near his home in Vermont—excursions informed by the worldview he’s imbibed from his many years translating the classics of Chinese poetry and philosophy...read more

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9781611800166 | Shambhala Pubns, November 13, 2012, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Come along with David Hinton on a series of walks through the wild beauty of Hunger Mountain, near his home in Vermont—excursions informed by the worldview he’s imbibed from his many years translating the classics of Chinese poetry and philosophy.

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Product Description: With this groundbreaking collection, translated and edited by the renowned poet and translator David Hinton, a new generation will be introduced to the work that riveted Ezra Pound and transformed modern poetry. The Chinese poetic tradition is the largest and longest continuous tradition in world literature, and this rich and far-reaching anthology of nearly five hundred poems provides a comprehensive account of its first three millennia (1500 BCE to 1200 CE), the period during which virtually all its landmark developments took place...read more
By David Hinton (trans)

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9780374105365 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 14, 2008, cover price $45.00

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9780374531904 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 2, 2010), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: With this groundbreaking collection, translated and edited by the renowned poet and translator David Hinton, a new generation will be introduced to the work that riveted Ezra Pound and transformed modern poetry.

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Product Description: The characteristics of the precious metals, the enamel and crystal, aspects of craftsmanship, importation of materials, animals in Anglo Saxon art, language and inscription, and the Christian significance are only some of the themes sure to excite collectors and scholars.

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9781854442291 | Ashmolean Museum, September 18, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The characteristics of the precious metals, the enamel and crystal, aspects of craftsmanship, importation of materials, animals in Anglo Saxon art, language and inscription, and the Christian significance are only some of the themes sure to excite collectors and scholars.

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A selection of definitive works by the acclaimed eighth-century Chinese writer offers insight into his mastery of the short imagistic landscape poem, his assiduous practice of Zen Buddhism, and ability to convey philosophical and sensory concepts in a style that has remained accessible to subsequent generations. Original.

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9780811216180 | New Directions, May 31, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A selection of definitive works by the acclaimed eighth-century Chinese writer offers insight into his mastery of the short imagistic landscape poem, his assiduous practice of Zen Buddhism, and ability to convey philosophical and sensory concepts in a style that has remained accessible to subsequent generations.

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Product Description: The earliest and most extensive literary engagement with wilderness in human history, Mountain Home is vital poetry that feels utterly contemporary. China's tradition of "rivers-and-mountains" poetry stretches across millennia. This is a plain-spoken poetry of immediate day-to-day experience, and yet seems most akin to China's grand landscape paintings...read more
By David Hinton (creator)

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9781582431499 | Counterpoint, November 1, 2002, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The earliest and most extensive literary engagement with wilderness in human history, this is vital poetry that feels utterly contemporary.

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9780811216241 | New Directions, May 1, 2005, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The earliest and most extensive literary engagement with wilderness in human history, Mountain Home is vital poetry that feels utterly contemporary.

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Product Description: An epic poem in the form of a lyrical map, Fossil Sky is a remarkable creation of originality and beauty. Composed on a single large sheet, it liberates poetry from the conventions of page and book. Fossil Sky distills a year of walks taken near the poet’s home, tracing the paths a mind takes through landscape, history, and ideation...read more
By David Hinton (trans)

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9780972869270 | Archipelago Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An epic poem in the form of a lyrical map, Fossil Sky is a remarkable creation of originality and beauty.

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Product Description: The first full flowering of Chinese poetry occurred in the illustrious T’ang Dynasty, and at the beginning of this renaissance stands Meng Hao-jan (689-740 c.e.), esteemed elder to a long line of China’s greatest poets. Deeply influenced by Ch’an (Zen) Buddhism, Meng was the first to make poetry from the Ch’an insight that deep understanding lies beyond words...read more

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9780972869232 | Archipelago Books, February 1, 2004, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The first full flowering of Chinese poetry occurred in the illustrious T’ang Dynasty, and at the beginning of this renaissance stands Meng Hao-jan (689-740 c.

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9781935744092 | Archipelago Books, February 1, 2004, cover price $14.00

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Product Description: In our own time the "wilderness" has emerged as a source of spiritual renewal, both as idea and in actual practice. But Hsieh Ling-yün (385-433 C. E.) was there before us.  During the last decade of his life, living as a recluse high in the mountains of southeast China, he initiated a tradition of "rivers-and-mountains" (shan-shui) poetry that stretches across the millennia in China, a tradition that represents the earliest and most extensive literary engagement with "the wild" in human history...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780811214896 | New Directions, November 1, 2001, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In our own time the "wilderness" has emerged as a source of spiritual renewal, both as idea and in actual practice.

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Product Description: In his first retrospective volume of poetry in English, two of Bei Dao's previous books -- Forms of Distance (1994) and Landscape Over Zero (1996) -- are gathered together in one bilingual paperbook edition. At The Sky's Edge: Poems 1991-1996 marks a pivotal point in the poet's oeuvre, presenting the increasingly lyrical, meditative poems written in the years following his banishment from China in 1989...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Beidao, Bei Dao, David Hinton and Michael Palmer (foreword by)

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9780811214957 | Bilingual edition (New Directions, September 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | also contains At the Sky's Edge: Poems 1991-1996 | About this edition: In his first retrospective volume of poetry in English, two of Bei Dao's previous books -- Forms of Distance (1994) and Landscape Over Zero (1996) -- are gathered together in one bilingual paperbook edition.

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Product Description: Confucius failed in his lifetime to rescue a crumbling civilization with his teachings, but he was to become the most influential sage in human history. His thought, still remarkably current, survives here in The Analects --a collection of brief aphoristic sayings that has had a deeper impact on more people’s lives over a longer period of time than any other book in human history...read more
By David Hinton (trans)

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9781582430386 | Counterpoint, September 17, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Confucius failed in his lifetime to rescue a crumbling civilization with his teachings, but he was to become the most influential sage in human history.

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Product Description: The quintessential Chinese poet, translated by David Hinton, recipient of the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award. Generally acclaimed as one of China's greatest poets, Po Chü?-i (772-846 C.E.) practiced a poetry of everyday human concerns and clear plain-spoken language...read more

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9780811214124 | New Directions, June 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The quintessential Chinese poet, translated by David Hinton, recipient of the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award.

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Product Description: Revered for millennia in the Chinese spiritual tradition, Chuang Tzu stands alongside the Tao Te Ching as a founding classic of Taoism. The Inner Chapters are the only sustained section of this text widely believed to be the work of Chuang Tzu himself, dating to the fourth century B...read more
By David Hinton (trans)

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9781619024434 | Reprint edition (Counterpoint, December 16, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Revered for millennia in the Chinese spiritual tradition, Chuang Tzu stands alongside the Tao Te Ching as a founding classic of Taoism.
9781887178792 | Counterpoint, June 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: David Hinton’s compelling new translation of Chuang Tzu’s Inner Chapters makes these ancient texts from the Golden Age of Chinese philosophy accessible to contemporary readers.

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Product Description: David Hinton's compelling new translation of Chuang Tzu's Inner Chapters makes these ancient texts from the Golden Age of Chinese philosophy accessible to contemporary readers. Standing alongside the Tao Te Ching as a founding text in the Taoist tradition, Chuang Tzu is believed to be the work of a Chinese sage by the same name...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781887178341 | Counterpoint, June 1, 1997, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: David Hinton's compelling new translation of Chuang Tzu's Inner Chapters makes these ancient texts from the Golden Age of Chinese philosophy accessible to contemporary readers.

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Product Description: Late in life, Meng Chiao (A.D. 751--814) developed an experimental poetry of virtuosic beauty, a poetry that anticipated landmark developments in the modern Western tradition by a millennium. With the T'ang Dynasty crumbling, Meng's later work employed surrealist and symbolist techniques as it turned to a deep introspection...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691012377 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Late in life, Meng Chiao (A.

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Product Description: Late in life, Meng Chiao (A.D. 751--814) developed an experimental poetry of virtuosic beauty, a poetry that anticipated landmark developments in the modern Western tradition by a millennium. With the T'ang Dynasty crumbling, Meng's later work employed surrealist and symbolist techniques as it turned to a deep introspection...read more

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9780691012360 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 23, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Late in life, Meng Chiao (A.

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Collects fifty poems in both Chinese and English that reflect futility, distance, and the possibility of love's renewal

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9780811213349 | New Directions, October 1, 1996, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Collects fifty poems in both Chinese and English that reflect futility, distance, and the possibility of love's renewal

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Gathers poems written by the eighth-century Chinese poet, and briefly discusses his life and influence on Asian poetry (view table of contents)
By David Hinton (trans), Bai Li, Po Li and Li Po

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9780811213233 | New Directions, May 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Gathers poems written by the eighth-century Chinese poet, and briefly discusses his life and influence on Asian poetry

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