Arthur Waley





Arthur Waley

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born
in The United Kingdom
August 19, 1889

died
June 27, 1966

gender
male

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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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