Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching

Jargon-free but still faithful to the poetic beauty of the original work, Le Guin's unique translation is sure to be welcomed by longtime readers of the Tao Te Ching as well as those discovering the text for the first time.

Lao Tzu  Tao Te Ching

Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching

No other English translation of this greatest of the Chinese classics can match Ursula Le Guin's striking new version. Le Guin, best known for thought-provoking science fiction novels that have helped to transform the genre, has studied the Tao Te Ching for more than forty years. She has consulted the literal translations and worked with Chinese scholars to develop a version that lets the ancient text speak in a fresh way to modern people, while remaining faithful to the poetic beauty of the work. Avoiding scholarly interpretations and esoteric Taoist insights, she has revealed the Tao Te Ching 's immediate relevance and power, its depth and refreshing humor, in a way that shows better than ever before why it has been so much loved for more than 2,500 years. Included are Le Guin's own personal commentary and notes on the text. This new version is sure to be welcomed by the many readers of the Tao Te Ching as well as those coming to the text for the first time.

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Language: un
Pages: 144
Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-10-20 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

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Dao de Jing
Language: un
Pages: 191
Authors: Laozi, Lao Tzu
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1963 - Publisher: Penguin UK

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Language: un
Pages: 112
Authors: Lao Tzu
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-05-07 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

Tao Te Ching, also commonly known as Lao Tzu, is one of the most important Chinese classics and has had great influence on Chinese thought. It is regarded as the bible of Taoism and is by far the most frequently translated Chinese classic, with over thirty translations into English alone.
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Language: un
Pages: 192
Authors: Victor H. Mair, Lao Tzu
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-11 - Publisher: Bantam

A landmark translation of one of the most popular works of world literture, this edition of the Tao Te Ching is based on the Ma-wang-tui manuscripts.
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Pages: 209
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Categories: Philosophy
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