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The Essential Analects

The Essential Analects

Selected Passages with Traditional Commentary

Confucius
Translated, with Introduction, by Edward Slingerland

2006 - 192 pp.

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Cloth 978-0-87220-773-8
$35.00
Paper 978-0-87220-772-1
$11.00
Examination 978-0-87220-772-1
$1.00

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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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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.

 

Reviews:

"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

 

About the Author:

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