By Ursula K. Le Guin, Lao Tzu
No different English translation of this maximum of the chinese language classics can fit Ursula Le Guin's awesome new edition. Le Guin, top recognized for thought-provoking technology fiction novels that experience helped to remodel the style, has studied the Tao Te Ching for greater than 40 years. She has consulted the literal translations and labored with chinese language students to enhance a model that we could the traditional textual content communicate in a clean method to sleek humans, whereas last devoted to the poetic great thing about the paintings. keeping off scholarly interpretations and esoteric Taoist insights, she has printed the Tao Te Ching 's instant relevance and gear, its intensity and clean humor, in a fashion that exhibits greater than ever ahead of why it's been lots enjoyed for greater than 2,500 years. integrated are Le Guin's personal own statement and notes at the textual content. This new edition is certain to be welcomed by means of the various readers of the Tao Te Ching in addition to these coming to the textual content for the 1st time.