Arthur Waley





Arthur Waley


Born
in The United Kingdom
August 19, 1889

Died
June 27, 1966

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Arthur Waley C.B.E., F.B.S. was a distinguished authority on Chinese language and literature. He was honoured many times for his translations from the Chinese and received the Queen's medal for poetry in 1953. His many books include Chinese Poems, Japanese Poetry, The Tale of Genji, The Way and Its Power, The Real Tripitaka and Yuan Mei.

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The Nō Plays of Japan: An A...

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Chinese Poems

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Poetry and Career of Li Po

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