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Re: CHAT!: Tao Te Ching (was Re: (OT) Morality (was: Re: aesthetic

From:Andy Canivet <cathode_ray00@...>
Date:Wednesday, June 19, 2002, 1:20
>From: J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...> >> > BTW I recently acquired Jonathan Star's translation and commentary >titled >_Tao Te Ching: The Definitive Edition_. I am fairly impressed with his >format of verbatim translation and "literal character definitions that >allow >the reader to create his or her own interpretation." My father is also >impressed... thinks it is the best English translation to date. >
I've found the Stephen Mitchell translation to be quite good also - it's less literal - but more poetic than most translations. Andy _________________________________________________________________ Send and receive Hotmail on your mobile device: