Zhuangzi Speaks I: The Music of Nature (English-Chinese)


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Zhuangzi Speaks I: The Music of Nature (English-Chinese)

蔡志忠漫画中国传统文化系列–庄子说 1(中英对照)

Adapted and illustrated by: Tsai Chih Chung
Translator: Brian Bruya

Order No. 6115

ISBN-13: 9787801885142

ISBN-10: 7801885147

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Modern Publishing House

Pub Year: 2005

Pages: 126

Language: English and Simplified Chinese

Size: 7.5 x 8.5

Price: $8.95

Part of The Traditional Chinese Culture series, this book is an illustrated adaptation of Zhuangzi, a great thinker, philosopher, and man of letters during the Warring States Period of Chinese history. He inherited the mantle of Laozi, founder of the Daoist school. Collected and popularized by the immensely popular Chinese illustrator Tsai Chih Chung, this volume includes nearly 100 tales for the reader of today, bringing to life the spirit and philosophy of Daoism through cartoon panels with a text that is irreverently humorous yet replete with wisdom. It is a great and easy tool to learn Chinese classics.

About the Traditional Chinese Culture Series:

The Traditional Chinese Culture series includes a total of 22 titles that features the great thinkers in Chinese history. The writings of early Chinese thinkers have influenced all facets of Chinese culture and society, from education to art, from politics and warfare to common etiquette. The popular comic book artist Tsai Chih Chung faithfully brought the wisdom of these classics to life with his uniquely charming illustrations.

Tsai Chih Chung is a world-renowned Taiwanese cartoonist and popularizer of Chinese classics whose books have sold more than 40 millions copies worldwide. He first came to prominence through his award-winning animated movies and his immensely popular daily comic strips. When he turned his hand to the classics after a prolonged period of self-education, they were acclaimed by critics and shot to the top of the bestsellers lists. His books have been published in America by Princeton University Press and Knopf, among others.

Brian Bruya is an established translator of Chinese classics and a professor of history & philosophy at Eastern Michigan University. He received his B.A. in philosophy and Chinese from the University of Washington and his M.A. in comparative philosophy from the University of Hawaii. He has translated over 20 books by Tsai Chih Chung.

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