A Mencius Reader
For Beginning and Advanced Students of Classical Chinese
by Donald B. Wagner
Available from NIAS Press worldwide
This textbook contains material for students of Classical Chinese at three different levels of difficulty:
The first chapter of Mencius, reproduced from a modern punctuated edition, with very detailed notes and glosses intended for students in their second semester of Classical Chinese.
The same chapter, reproduced from a Song wood-block edition, which beginning students who are more ambitions may wish to use instead of the punctuated edition.
Notes and glosses on the Eastern Han commentary of Zhao Qi (included in the Song edition), intended for more advanced students.
Notes and glosses
Index to the glosses
Modern punctuated edition of the text
Song woodblock edition of the text
Donald B. Wagner
Is lecturer emeritus in Chinese at the University of Copenhagen, has written widely on the history of science and technology in China.
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