Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

Tao Te Ching : A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way : A New English Version

Book - 2009
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Ursula K. Le Guin, a student of the Tao Te Ching for more than fifty years, offers her own thoughtful rendering of the Taoist scripture. She has consulted the literal translations and worked with the scholar J. P. Seaton to develop a version that lets the ancient text speak in a fresh way to modern people, while remaining faithful to the original Chinese. This rendition reveals the Tao Te Ching' s immediate relevance and power, its depth and refreshing humor, illustrating better than ever before why it has been so loved for more than 2,500 years. Included are Le Guin's own personal commentary and notes along with two audio CDs of the text read by the author, with original music composed and performed by Todd Barton.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Shambhala, 2009
ISBN: 9781590307441
1590307445
Branch Call Number: 299.51482 La
Characteristics: xi, 144 pages ; 17 cm + 2 audio discs

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