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Wen Xuan or Selections of Refined Literature, Volume I:
Rhapsodies on Metropolises and Capitals
David R. Knechtges & Tong Xiao

Paperback | July 2014 | $80.95 / £56.00 | ISBN: 9780691613871
646 pp. | 6 x 9
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A text of central importance to the Chinese literary tradition, the Wen xuan was compiled by Xiao Tong (501-531) and is the oldest surviving anthology of Chinese literature arranged by genre. This volume, the first of a planned eight-volume translation of the entire work, contains thoroughly annotated translations of the first section of the Wen xuan, the rhapsodies on the metropolises and capitals."

Originally published in 1983.

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