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LINGUIST List 23.551

Thu Feb 02 2012

Books: History of Linguistics/Translation: Hopkins (Tr), Tung

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        1.     Joyce Reid , The Six Scripts or the Principles of Chinese Writing by Tai Tung: Hopkins (Tr), Tung


Message 1: The Six Scripts or the Principles of Chinese Writing by Tai Tung: Hopkins (Tr), Tung
Date: 02-Feb-2012
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: The Six Scripts or the Principles of Chinese Writing by Tai Tung: Hopkins (Tr), Tung
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Title: The Six Scripts or the Principles of Chinese Writing by Tai Tung
Subtitle: A Translation by L. C. Hopkins, with a Memoir of the Translator by W. Perceval Yetts
Published: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: Tai Tung
Translator: L. C. Hopkins
Paperback: ISBN: 9781107605152 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 19.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9781107605152 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 31.99
Abstract:

First published in 1881, The Six Scripts; or, The Principles of Chinese Writing
was an English translation by L. C. Hopkins (1854-1952) of Tai T'ung's Liu Shu
Ku. Following Hopkins' death, a facsimile of the original translation was printed
in 1954 by the Cambridge University Press, together with a memoir of the
translator's life by W. Perceval Yetts and corrections and additions to the text.
It is that version which is reissued here.

Memoirs of the translator W. Perceval Yetts; Facsimile of The Six Scripts,
1881; Corrections and additions; Specimen page of the first edition of Liu shu ku
(circa A.D. 1320) in the National Library of Peking.


Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
                            Translation

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Written In: English (eng)

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