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The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge's Oriental Pilgrimage

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"Norman J. Girardot's "The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge's Oriental Pilgrimage" is breathtaking in its scope. James Legge was a giant in Sinology; only a monumental volume such as this one could do justice to him. The publication of this biography of Legge is a major event, not just for the history of Sinology, but for the intellectual history of the late 19th century in general. Indeed, in a sense, the book is almost as much about the great Indologist and comparative philologist Max Muller as it is about the ...

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The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge's Oriental Pilgrimage
2002, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520215528

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