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Waley, Arthur

Overview
Works: 573 works in 2,579 publications in 7 languages and 39,127 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biographical fiction  Bibliography  Psychological fiction  Romances  Novels  Quotations  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler, Collector, Contributor, Lyricist, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, pre, Creator
Classifications: PL3277.E3, 895.6
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The Analects of Confucius by Confucius( Book )

118 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourses of the Chinese sage with his disciples, with biographical introduction. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The nō plays of Japan by Arthur Waley( Book )

101 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume includes translations of twenty famous Nō plays, and summaries of many more. In addition, the author offers extracts from the last works of Seami, an actor-author of the fourteenth century
Translations from the Chinese by Arthur Waley( Book )

32 editions published between 1919 and 1978 in English and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firma de C.C. Van Orsdell
Three ways of thought in ancient China by Arthur Waley( Book )

93 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Waley, whose books and translations have done so much to bring the literature and thought of China and Japan to English readers, has created a charming book by weaving together the words of the Chinese philosophers themselves with background history and explanatory comment
Monkey by Cheng'en Wu( Book )

93 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probably the most popular book in the history of the Far East, this classic combination of picaresque novel and folk epic mixes satire, allegory, and history into a rollicking tale. It is the story of the roguish Monkey and his encounters with major and minor spirits, gods, demigods, demons, ogres, monsters, and fairies
The way and its power; a study of the Tao tê ching and its place in Chinese thought by Laozi( Book )

101 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1934. Unlike previous translations, this translation of Lao Tzu's Tao Tê Ching is based not on the medieval commentaries but on a close study of the whole of early Chinese literature
The Opium War through Chinese eyes by Arthur Waley( Book )

51 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of Commissioner Lin at Canton, a leading figure on the Chinese side, is the main source, but other diaries covering the last 6 months of the war are also drawn upon
The tale of Genji; a novel in six parts by Murasaki Shikibu( Book )

45 editions published between 1935 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 11th century Japan, the work recounts the life of a son of a Japanese emperor, known to readers as Hikaru Genji, or "Shining Genji". For political reasons, Genji is relegated to commoner status (by being given the surname Minamoto) and begins a career as an imperial officer. The tale concentrates on Genji's romantic life and describes the customs of the aristocratic society of the time. --Wikipedia.com
Yuan Mei, eighteenth century Chinese poet by Arthur Waley( Book )

35 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1956. Arthur Waley here presents an engrossing account of the works and life of Yuan Mei (1716-1797), the best-known poet of his time. Gaiety is the keynote of his works and the poet was a friend of the Manchu official with whom Commodore Anson had dramatic dealings at Canton in 1743. Yuan Mei gives an account (not previously translated) of Anson's interview with the Manchu authorities. The book contains many translations of Yuan Mei's verse and prose
The poetry and career of Li Po, 701-762 A.D. by Arthur Waley( Book )

33 editions published between 1950 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the study of Chinese painting by Arthur Waley( Book )

42 editions published between 1923 and 1974 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of Po Chü-i, 772-846 A.D by Arthur Waley( Book )

41 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the early Chinese poet, portraying Chinese society in T'ang times
Japanese poetry : the 'uta' by Arthur Waley( Book )

51 editions published between 1919 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hundred and seventy Chinese poems by Arthur Waley( Book )

48 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chin p'ing mei : the adventurous history of Hsi Men and his six wives by Xiaoxiaosheng( Book )

38 editions published between 1939 and 1982 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Version of an early Chinese novel with realistic detail of the comic and tragic situations in domestic life
Madly singing in the mountains : an appreciation and anthology of Arthur Waley by Arthur Waley( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1981 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pillow-book of Sei Shōnagon by Sei Shōnagon( Book )

39 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan in the 10th century stood physically and culturally isolated from the rest of the world. Inside this bubble, a subtle and beautiful world was in operation, and its inhabitants were tied to the moment, having no interest in the future and disdain for the past. In a small diary, a young courtesan of the Heian period gives her account of the Japanese courts of the day, providing perspective on a unique time in Japanese history
Chinese poems : selected from 170 Chinese poems, More translations from the Chinese, the temple and the book of songs by Arthur Waley( Book )

40 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems from: The book of songs - 170 Chinese poems - More transalations - The temple
The secret history of the Mongols, and other pieces by Arthur Waley( Book )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unforgettable book, Waley brings together a number of articles, poems and translations. Included are pieces on the poet Ts’ên Shên and the great Chinese prose writer, Han Yü, but the most compelling is ‘The Secret History of the Mongols’, with fantastic tales of epic battles; betrayal and love; tyrants and prisoners
A bibliography of Arthur Waley by Francis A Johns( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The way and its power; a study of the Tao tê ching and its place in Chinese thought
Alternative Names
Arthur Waley

Arthur Waley britischer Sinologe

Arthur Waley britisk poet

Arthur Waley Brits dichter (1889-1966)

Arthur Waley brittisk poet

Arthur Waley traduttore e orientalista britannico

Āsā Weirī 1889-1966

Schloss, Arthur 1889-1966

Schloss Arthur David

Schloss, Arthur David 1889-1966

Schoss, Arthur David

Sir Arthur Waley

Waley A.

Waley, Arthur

Waley, Arthur 1889-1966

Waley, Arthur D.

Waley, Arthur D. 1889-1966

Waley, Arthur David.

Waley, Arthur David 1889-1966

Waley Artur David

Waley, Sir Arthur

Waley, Sir Arthur David

Weili 1889-1966

Weirī, A., 1889-1966

Yase. Weili 1889-1966

Уэйли, Артур

ארתור ויילי

ארתור ויילי סופר בריטי

アーサー・ウェイリー

アーサー・ウェイリー 1889-1966

ウェイリー, A., 1889-1966

ウェイリー, アーサー

ウェリー

ウェーリー, アーサー

ウェーレー

亚瑟. 魏利 1889-1966

亞瑟偉利

亞瑟偉利 1889-1966

魏利 1889-1966

韦利 1889-1966

Languages
English (1,024)

Japanese (21)

Chinese (21)

German (14)

Spanish (4)

Polish (2)

French (1)

Covers
The nō plays of JapanThree ways of thought in ancient ChinaMonkeyThe way and its power; a study of the Tao tê ching and its place in Chinese thoughtThe Opium War through Chinese eyesThe life and times of Po Chü-i, 772-846 A.DA hundred and seventy Chinese poemsMadly singing in the mountains : an appreciation and anthology of Arthur Waley