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The Resource Tao te ching : a book about the way and the power of the way, a new English version by Ursula K. Le Guin with the collaboration of J.P. Seaton

Tao te ching : a book about the way and the power of the way, a new English version by Ursula K. Le Guin with the collaboration of J.P. Seaton

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Tao te ching : a book about the way and the power of the way
Title
Tao te ching
Title remainder
a book about the way and the power of the way
Statement of responsibility
a new English version by Ursula K. Le Guin with the collaboration of J.P. Seaton
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Subject
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
This is a completely fresh and poetic version of the twenty-five-hundred-year-old Chinese spiritual classic, by one of America's most thought-provoking writers. Moved by a lifelong love for the Tao Te Ching, the novelist and poet Ursula K. Le Guin has been working on this version of the text since the 1950s. Scholar J. P. Seaton has added expert linguistic guidance to her work, bringing to it an equally passionate commitment to scholarly accuracy. Together they have created a translation that is unlike any seen before. Le Guin's version captures all the brilliance of Lao Tzu's poetry while conveying with immediacy and clarity the astonishing depth of his spiritual insights. It also corrects many of the distorted views of Lao Tzu's philosophy, freeing it from gender-bias and revealing its universal relevance. This new version is sure to be welcomed by the many readers of the Tao Te Ching, as well as those coming to the text for the first time
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DLC
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Dao de jing
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Laozi
Dewey number
299/.51482
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL1900.L26
LC item number
E5 1997a
Literary form
non fiction
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1929-
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  • Le Guin, Ursula K.
  • Seaton, Jerome P
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Taoism
Label
Tao te ching : a book about the way and the power of the way, a new English version by Ursula K. Le Guin with the collaboration of J.P. Seaton
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Publication
Control code
ocm36865634
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
125 p.
Isbn
9781570623950
Lccn
97018942
Label
Tao te ching : a book about the way and the power of the way, a new English version by Ursula K. Le Guin with the collaboration of J.P. Seaton
Publication
Control code
ocm36865634
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
125 p.
Isbn
9781570623950
Lccn
97018942

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