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
>_Tao Te Ching: The Definitive Edition_. I am fairly impressed with his
>format of verbatim translation and "literal character definitions that
>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.
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