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A Guide to Oriental Classics, Third Edition


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William Theodore De Bary, Ainslie Embree, Amy Vladeck Heinrich
Columbia University Pre, 1989
Total Pages: 348

Table of Content

I. Classics of the Islamic Tradition
General Works
The Seven Odes (Al-Mu'Allaqat)
The Qur'An (Al-Qur'An)
The Ring of the Dove (Tawq Al-Hamama), by Ibn Hazm (994-1064)
The Maqamat of Al-Hamadhani (Maqamat Al-Hamadhani)(968-1008)
The Assemblies of Al-Hariri (Maqamat Al-Hariri)(1054-1122)
The Thousand and One Nights (Alf Layla Wa-Layla)
Deliverance from Error (Al-Munqidh Min Al-Dalal), by Al-Ghazali (1058-1111)
On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy (Kitab Fasl Al-Maqal), by Averroes (Ibn Rushd, 1126-1198)
The Conference of the Birds of Farid Al-Din Attar (Ca.1142-Ca.1220)
The Mystical Poetry of Jalal Al-Din Rumi (1207-1273)
The Prolegomena (Al-Muqaddima) of Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406)
The Shahnama, by Firdawsi (940-1020)
The Ruba'Iyyat of 'Umar Khayyam (Eleventh Century)
The Book of Dede Korkut (Kitab-I Dede Korkut)
The Mystical Poetry of Yunus Emre (D.Ca.1320)
Leyla and Mejnun, by Fuzuli (Ca.1495-1556)
II. Classics of the Indian Tradition
General Works
The Vedas
Upanishads (Ca.900-500 B.C.)
Mahabharata (Ca.Fifth Century B.C.-Fourth Century C.E.)
Bhagavadgita (Ca.100 B.C.-A.D.100)
Ramayana of Valmiki (Ca.200 B.C.)
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Ca.A.D.300)
The Vedanta Sutra with the Commentary of Shankaracharya (Ca. 780-820)
Theravada Buddhism: The Tipitaka
Theravada Buddhism: The Dhammapada (Ca. 300 B.C.)
Theravada Buddhism: The Milindapanha (Ca. First Century C.E.)
Theravada Buddhism: The Mahasatipatthana Sutta
Mahayana Buddhism: Prajnaparamita (Ca. 100 B.C.-A.D.400)
Mahayana Buddhism: The Srimaladevisimhanada Sutra
Mahayana Buddhism: The Lankavatara Sutra
Mahayana Buddhism: The Sukhavativyuha Sutras
Mahayana Buddhism: The Bodhicaryavatara of Shantideva (Ca. 650)
Supplementary Readings on Indian Buddhism
Shakuntala (Abhijnanasakuntala) of Kalidasa (Ca. 400)
The Little Clay Cart (Mrcchakatika) of Shudraka (Ca. 400)
Pancatantra (Ca.200 B.C.) According to Purnabhadra (Ca. 1199)
Sanskrit Lyric Poetry
Gitagovinda of Jayadeva (Ca. Twelfth Century)
Indian Devotional Poetry
Indo-Islamic Poetry
Poems and Plays of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Autobiography of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948)
III. Classics of the Chinese Tradition
General Works
The Analects (Lun-Yu) of Confucius (551-479 B.C.)
Mo Tzu, or Mo Ti
Lao Tzu, or Tao-Te Ching
Chuang Tzu
Mencius (Meng Tzu,372-289 B.C.)
The Great Learning (Ta-Hsueh)
The Mean (Chung-Yung)
Hsun Tzu, or Hsun Ch'Ing
Han Fei Tzu
Records of the Historian: The Shih Chi of Ssu-Ma Ch'Ien (Ca. 145-ca. 90 B.C.)
Texts of Chinese Buddhism
The Lotus Sutra (Saddharma Pundarika Sutra, or Miao-Fa Lien-Hua Ching)
The Vimalakirtinirdesa Sutra (Wei-Mo-Chieh So-Shuo Ching)
The Awakening of Faith in Mahayana (Ta-Ch'Eng Ch'I-Hsin Lun)
Platform Sutra of The Sixth Patriarch (Liu-Tsu T'An Ching)
The Record of Lin-Chi (D. 866)
Supplementary Readings on Chinese Buddhism
Works of Chu Hsi (1130-1200)
Works of Wang Yang-Ming (1472-1529)
General Readings in Chinese Fiction
The Water Margin, or, All Men are Brothers (Shui-Hu Chuan)
Journey to the West, or Monkey (Hsi Yu Chi), by Wu Ch'Eng-En (Ca. 1506-1581)
The Golden Lotus (Chin P'Ing Mei)
Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung Lou Meng), by Ts'Ao Hsueh-Ch'In (Ts'Ao Chan, D.1763)
Chinese Drama
Chinese Poetry
The Book of Songs (Shih Ching)
The Songs of the South (Ch'U Tz'U) by Ch'U Yuan and Other Poets
Chinese Poets and Poetry
IV. Classics of the Japanese Tradition
General Works
Court Poetry: The Kokinshu and Other Imperial Anthologies
The Pillow Book (Makura No Soshi) of Sei Shonagon
The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari) by Murasaki Shikibu
Poetic Diaries and Poem Tales
Texts of Japanese Buddhism
Writings of Kukai (Kobo Daishi, 774-835)
Writings of Buddhist Masters of the Kamakura Period
Writings of The Zen Master Hakuin (1686-1769)
Supplementary Readings on Japanese Buddhism
An Account of My Hut (Hojoki) by Kamono Chomei (1153-1236)
Essays in Idleness (Tsurezuregusa) by Yoshida Kenko (1283-1350)
The Tale of the Heike (Heike Monogatari)
The No Plays
The Fiction of Ihara Saikaku (1642-1693)
The Poetry and Prose of Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)
The Plays of Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1725)
The Treasury of Loyal Retainers (Chushingura, Ca. 1748), by Takeda Izumo, Miyoshi Shoraku, and Namiki Senryu
Kokoro, by Natsume Soseki (1867-1914)