Classics of Chinese Thought

Edited by Andrew H. Plaks, Professor of East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Princeton University, and Michael Nylan, Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley.

This book series provides authoritative editions of great works in the Chinese intellectual tradition. The series focuses on foundational texts and works of leading thinkers from early China that formed the core of traditional Chinese learning. Volumes are presented in a uniform format, to serve as basic texts for teaching, research, and citation. Each includes bilingual Chinese and English texts on facing pages, extensive annotation, and supplementary material.

Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan: Commentary on Spring and Autumn Annals

Translated and introduced by Stephen Durrant, Wai-Yee Li, and David Schaberg

Exemplary Figures / Fayan

by Yang Xiong. Translated and Introduced by Michael Nylan

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