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A Guide to Oriental Classics : Companions to Asian Studies - William Theodore De Bary

A Guide to Oriental Classics

Companions to Asian Studies

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Published: 1st April 1989
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Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction
Classics of the Islamic Tradition General Works The Seven Odes (Al-Mu'allaquat) The Qur'an (Al-Qur'an) The Ring of the Dove (Tawq al-Hamama)
The Maqamat of al-Hamadhani (Maqamat al-Hamadhani) (968-1008) The Assemblies of al-Hariri (Maqamat al-Hariri) (1054-1122) The Thousand and One Nights (Alf Layla wa-Layla) Deliverance from Error (Al-Munqidh min aal-Dalal)
On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy (Kitab fasl al-maqal)
The Conference of the Birds
The Mystical Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273)
The Prolegomena (Al-Muqaddima) of Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406)
The Shahnama The Ruba'iyyat of 'Umar Khayyam (eleventh century) The book of Dede Korkut (Kitab-i Dede Korkut) The Mystical Poetry of Yunas Emre (d. ca. 1320) Leyla and Mejnun
II. General Works The Vedas Upanishads (ca. 900-500 B.C.) Mahabharata (ca. fifth century B.C. - fourth century C.E.) Bhagavadgita (ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 100) Ramayana of Valmiki (ca. 200 B.C.) Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (ca. A.D. 300) The Vedanta Sutra with the Commentary of Shankaracharya (ca. 780-820) Theravada Buddhism: The Tipitaka Theravada Buddhism: The Dhammapada (ca. 300 B.C.) Theravada Buddhism: The Mahasatipatthana Sutta Mahayana Buddhism: The Srimaladevisimhanada Sutra Mahayana Buddhism: The Lankavatara Sutra Mahayana Buddhism: The Sukhavativyuha Sutras Mahayana Buddhism: The Bodhicaryavatara of Shantideva (ca. 650) Supplementary Readings on Indian Buddhism Shakuntala (Abhijnanasakuntala) of Kalidasa (ca. 400) The Little Clay Cart (Mrrcchakatika) of Shudraka (ca. 400) Pancatantra (ca. 200 B.C.) According to Purnabhadra (ca. 1199) Sanskrit Lyric Poetry Gitagovinda of Jayadeva (ca. twelfth century) Indian Devotional Poetry Indo-Islamic Poetry Poems and Plays of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) Autobiography of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) III. Classics of the Chinese Tradition General Works The Analects (Lun-yu) of Confucius (551-479 B.C.) Mo Tzu, or Mo Ti Lao Tzu, or Tao-te Ching Chuang Tzu Mencius (Meng Tzu, 372-289 B.C.) The Great Learning (Ta-hsueh) The Mean (Chung-yung) Hsun Tzu, or Hsun Ch'ing Han Fei Tzu Records of the Historian: The Shig chi of Ssu-ma Ch'ien (ca. 145-ca. 90 B.C.) Texts of Chinese Buddhism The Lotus Sutra (Saddharma Pundarika Sutra, or Miao-fa Lien-hua ching) The Vimalakirtinirdesa Sutra (Wei-mo-chieh so-shuo ching) The Awakening of Faith in Mahayana (Ta-ch'eng ch'ihsin lun) Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch (Liu-tsu t'an ching) The Record of Lin-chi (d. 866) Supplementary Readings on Chinese Buddhism Works of Chu Hsi (1130-1200) Works of Wang Yang-ming (1472-1529) General Readings in Chinese Fiction The Water Margin, or All Men Are Brothers (Shui-hu chuan) Journey to the West, or Monkey (Hsi-yu Chi)
The Golden Lotus (Chin P'ing Mei) Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung-lou meng)
(Ts'ao Chan, d. 1763) Chinese Drama Chinese Poetry The Book of Songs (Shih ching) The Songs of the South (Ch'u Tz'u)
Chinese Poets and Poetry IV. Classics of the Japanese Tradition General Works Man'yoshu Court Poetry: The Kokinshu and other Imperial Anthologies The Pillow Book (Makura no shoshi) of Sei Shonagon The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari)
Poetic Diaries and Poem Tales Texts of Japanese Buddhism Writings of Kukai (Kobo Daishi, 774-835) Writings of Buddhist Masters of the Kamakura Period Writings of the Zen Master Hakuin (1686-1769) Supplementary Readings in
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ISBN: 9780231066747
ISBN-10: 0231066740
Series: Companions to Asian Studies
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 325
Published: 1st April 1989
Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised