The Essential Analects

The Essential Analects : Selected Passages with Traditional Commentary

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The Essential Analects offers a representative selection from Edward Slingerland's acclaimed translation of the full work, including passages covering all major themes. An appendix of selected traditional commentaries keyed to each passage provides access to the text and to its reception and interpretation. Also included are a glossary of terms and short biographies of the disciples of Confucius and the traditional commentators cited.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 354.84mm | 171g
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0872207722
  • 9780872207721
  • 1,315,168

Review quote

One of the best available choices for the classroom. Accurate, crisp, and concise. --Paul R. Goldin, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania
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About Confucius

Edward Slingerland is Associate Professor of Asian Studies, Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia.
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