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CLASSICAL CHINESE FOR EVERYONE: A GUIDE FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

CLASSICAL CHINESE FOR EVERYONE: A GUIDE FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
$20.00
In just thirteen brief, accessible chapters, this engaging little book takes "absolute beginners" from the most basic questions about the language (e.g., what does a classical Chinese character look like?) to reading and understanding selections from classical Chinese philosophical texts and Tang dynasty poetry.

"An outstanding introduction to reading classical Chinese. Van Norden does a wonderful job of clearly explaining the basics of classical Chinese, and he carefully takes the reader through beautifully chosen examples from the textual tradition. An invaluable work." --Michael Puett, Harvard University

ISBN: 
9781624668210
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Binding: 
Paperback
Publication Date: 
October 1, 2019