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Title:
The original analects : sayings of Confucius and his successors
Author:
Confucius.
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Uniform Title:
Lun yu. English
Publication Information:
New York : Columbia University Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Parallel title in Chinese characters; translator's names also in Chinese characters.
Language:
English
Contents:
Confucius Himself Early Circle Dzvngdz Transformation King Transition Hundred Schools Last Debates A Private Interlude Return to Court Conquest of Lu Accretion Theory of the Analects Developmental Patterns in the Analects A Window on the Hundred Schools Confucius and His Circle A Reading of LY 1 4 in Text Order Romanization Equivalence Table Interpolations Finding List.
ISBN:
9780231104302

9780231104319
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This new translation presents the Analects in a revolutionary new format that, for the first time in any language, distinguishes the original words of the Master from the later sayings of his disciples and their followers, enabling readers to experience China's most influential philosophical work in its true historical, social, and political context.


Author Notes

E. Bruce Brooks is research professor of Chinese at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst


Table of Contents

Introduction
The Original Analects (LY)
Confucius Himself LY 4
The Early Circle LY 5 / LY 6
The Dzvngd Transformation
LY 7
LY 8
LY 9
The Kung Transition
LY 10
LY 11
LY 3
THe Hundred Schools
LY 12
LY 13
LY 2
The Last Debates
LY 14
LY 15
A Private Interlude
LY 1
LY 16
Return to Court
LY 17
LY 18
The Conquest of Lu
LY 19
LY 20
Appendices
1 The Accretion Theory of the Analects
2 Developmental Patterns in the Analects
3 A Window on the Hundred Schools
4 Confucius and His Circle
5 A reading of LY 1-4 in Text Order
Apparatus
Works Cited
Romanization Equivalence Table
Interpolations Finding List
Index
Afterword