Garden of Stories 說苑

An early collection of stories compiled by 刘向 Liu Xiang


Wikisource, accessed 2018-05-09,說苑.

English translations

  • Liu, Xiang and Eric P. Henry 2021, Garden of Eloquence, Shuoyuan, Classics of Chinese Thought, Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  • Csikszentmihalyi, Mark 2006, Readings in Han Chinese Thought, Indianapolis (Ind.): Hackett, pp. 127-137. This text includes a partial translation of 卷十八 辨物 Chapter 18: Distinguishes Things.
  • Discussion

    1. Knechtges, David R 1993, Shuo yüan 說苑,” In Michael Loewe, (ed.) Early Chinese Texts: A Bibliographical Guide, Berkeley: Society for the Study of Early China, pp. 443-445.
    2. Rouzer, Paul F 2007, A New Practical Primer of Literary Chinese, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Asia Center: Distributed by Harvard University Press, pp. 3-106
    3. Tian, Xiaofei 2017, 'Chapter 10: Literary Leaning: Encyclopedias and Epitomes,' in Denecke, Wiebke, Wai-Yee Li, and Xiaofei Tian (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000 BCE-900CE), e-book, New York: Oxford University Press, p. 142.

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