Four Huts: Asian Writings on the Simple Life

By: Burton Watson (Tr.)

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The short works collected in Four Huts give voice to one of the most treasured aesthetic and spiritual ideals of Asia—that of a simple life lived in a simple dwelling. The texts were written between the ninth and the seventeenth centuries and convey each author's underlying sense of the world and what is to be valued in it. Four Huts presents original translations by Burton Watson—one of the most respected translators of Chinese and Japanese literature. The qualities that emerge from these writings are an awareness of impermanence, love of nature, fondness for poetry and music, and an appreciation of the quiet life. Four Huts features eleven brush paintings by artist Stephen Addiss. Printed Pages: 112.

Title: Four Huts: Asian Writings on the Simple Life

Author Name: Burton Watson (Tr.)

Categories: India, Philosophy,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shambhala Publication/TBI:

ISBN: 1570629463

ISBN 13: 9781570629464

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 111595

Keywords: Four Huts: Asian Writings on the Simple Life Burton Watson (Tr.)