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Nine Songs: A Study of Shamanism in Ancient China (Classic Reprint)
If printed in a sinological journal or in a volume of miscellaneous studies it would be likely to escape the notice of most of the readers for whom it is intended. But theN ineS ongs are also well worth reading simply as poetry, and I have tried, within the limits of a literal translation, to make them sing as well as merely say. I am deeply grateful to...
If printed in a sinological journal or in a volume of miscellaneous studies it would be likely to escape the notice of most of the readers for whom it is intended. But theN ineS ongs are also well worth reading simply as poetry, and I have tried, within the limits of a literal translation, to make them sing as well as merely say. I am deeply grateful to two friends, A. R. Davis of Cambridge and David Hawkes ofO xford, who have read this essay and made many useful suggestions. They must not of course be held in any way responsible for the views that I express.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
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