The Book of Songs 詩經

An early collection of Chinese poems, with English translation by James Legge

Source: Wikisource, accessed 2018-04-15詩經

English translations

  1. Legge, James 1898, Sacred Books of the East, The Chinese Classics, volume 4,
  2. Owen, Stephen 1997 An Anthology of Chinese Literature: Beginnings to 1911, New York: W.W. Norton, pp. 11-57. Partial translation.
  3. Waley, Arthur 2012, The Book of Songs, originally published 1937, Routledge.


Schaberg, David 2017, 'Chapter 12: Classics (Jing 經),' in Denecke, Wiebke, Wai-Yee Li, and Xiaofei Tian (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000 BCE-900CE), New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 172-174.

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