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Like Water or Clouds : The T'An Dynasty and the Tao

By Kline, A. S.

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Title: Like Water or Clouds : The T'An Dynasty and the Tao  
Author: Kline, A. S.
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Poetry
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Classic Literature

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Excerpt: There is a problem for the reader of books about China and the Chinese, or of Chinese poems in translation, due to the variation in spelling of Chinese names and terms. This is caused by the many systems of transliteration used in the past when rendering Chinese names into English. It may make it difficult for the reader who knows no Chinese to recognize the same person place or term in different guises. Modern China uses the Pinyin system (e.g. Beijing for Peking) for Romanization of names, which is still unfamiliar and awkward for most readers in the West who are used to the older systems. I have therefore used traditional spellings in this book so that readers can recognize the names when referring to the many translations of...

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Cntents Aithor s Nots?????????????????????????????????????7 The T' ang Dynasty and the Tao????????????.......................................................9 Introduction...........................................................................................................................11 The Tao

 

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