Zhuangzi Speaks: The Music of Nature (Traditional Chinese Culture Series)
During a period of political and social upheaval in China, the unconventional insights of the great Daoist Zhuangzi (369?-286? B.C.) pointed to a way of living naturally. Inspired by his fascination with the wisdom of this sage, the immensely popular Taiwanese cartoonist Tsai Chih Chung created a bestselling Chinese comic book. Tsai had his cartoon characters enact the key...more
Hardcover, 142 pages
Published August 1st 1992 by Princeton University Press
(first published 1992)
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This book is a collection of cartoons featuring philosophical tales and fables from the Chinese sage Zhuangzi. If I had to put a label on it, I'd say it was basically Daoist. Loads of food for thought, presented in an entertaining manner with cute illustrations.
Tsai Chih Chung (蔡志忠) is a world-renowned cartoonist and popularizer of Chinese classics whose books have sold more than 40 millions copies worldwide. He first came to prominence through his award-winning animated movies and his immensely popular daily comic strips. When he turned his hand to the classics after a prolonged period of self-education, they were acclaimed by critics and shot to the to...moreMore about Tsai Chih Chung...