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Author QuotedChuang-tzu
Title QuotedDschuang Dsi : das wahre buch vom südlichen Blütenland : Nan hua dschen ging / Chuang-tzu ; aus dem chinesischen verdeutscht und erläutert von Richard Wilhelm
Date (Year/Month/Day)1961/08/12
ImprintDusseldorf (etc.) : Diederichs. 1951, c1912.
QuotationThe [Leon] Wieger [French translation of Chuang Tzu] is good to have. He is breezy and to some extent helpful, but above all it is fine to have the Chinese text. [Richard] Wilhelm [German translator of Chuang Tzu] has also arrived and I agree with you, he strikes one as very very solid and trustworthy. I like his work, and am glad to have this. With these translations I ought to be able to do something eventually. It will necessarily be slow and awkward, however.
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 619
Letter toJohn C.H. Wu
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