Masterpieces of the Orient / edited by G.L. Anderson ; general editor: Maynard Mack.


[1st ed.].. New York : Norton, 1961.

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Subjects Literatura inglesa -- Traducciones de literatura oriental.
Oriental literature -- Translations into English.
Oriental literature.
Description 396 pages ; 22 cm
Summary Selected readings from the poetry, prose, and drama of the Near and Far East, with background introductions.
Contents The Near East. The golden odes (Muʻallaqāt). The wandering king (Muʻallaqa of Imruʼ-al-Qays) -- Whom the gods loved? (Muʻallaqa of Tarafa) -- The centenarian (Muʻallaqa of Labīd) -- The black knight (Muʻallaqa of ʻAntara) -- The book of kings (Sháhnáma) : the story of Bízhan and Manízha / Firdausí -- The stream of days / Tāhā Hussein -- India. The blessed Lord's song (Bhagavad gītā) -- Shakuntalā / Kālidāsa -- The financial expert / R.K. Narayan -- China. Selections / Chuang-tzu -- Poems / Po Chü-i -- Monkey (Hsi yu chi) / Wu Ch'eng-en -- The travels of Lao Ts'an (Lao-ts'an yu-chi) / Liu T'ieh-yün -- Japan. Life in a ten-foot square hut (Hōjōki) / Kamo-no Chōmei -- Tales of the middle counselor of the embankment (Tsutsumi chūnagon monogatari) : The lady who loved worms (Mushi mezuru himegimi) -- Tales of the Heike (Heike monogatari) -- Five nō plays : Atsumori ; The dwarf trees (Hachi no ki) ; The heavenly robe of feathers (Hagoromo) ; Kagekiyo ; Tsunemasa / Seami Motokiyo -- Twenty-five haiku / Bashō and others -- Rashōmon / Akutagawa Ryūnosuke -- In a grove (Yabu no naka) / Akutagawa Ryūnosuke.
Genre Translations.
Geographic Area Asia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00339875
(OCoLC)339875
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