This new translation presents the Analects in a revolutionary new format that, for the first time in any language, distinguishes the original words of the Master from the later sayings of his disciples and their followers, enabling readers to experience China's most influential philosophical work in its true historical, social, and political context.
E. Bruce Brooks is Research Professor of Chinese at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has published studies on various aspects of textual analysis in Chinese and English.A. Taeko Brooks is the coauthor, with E. Bruce Brooks, of Chinese Character Frequency Lists and with him was the cofounder in 1993 of the Warring States Working Group.
Introduction The Original Analects (LY) Confucius Himself LY 4 The Early Circle LY 5 / LY 6 The Dzvngd Transformation LY 7 LY 8 LY 9 The Kung Transition LY 10 LY 11 LY 3 THe Hundred Schools LY 12 LY 13 LY 2 The Last Debates LY 14 LY 15 A Private Interlude LY 1 LY 16 Return to Court LY 17 LY 18 The Conquest of Lu LY 19 LY 20 Appendices 1: The Accretion Theory of the Analects 2: Developmental Patterns in the Analects 3: A Window on the Hundred Schools 4: Confucius and His Circle 5: A reading of LY 1-4 in Text Order Apparatus Works Cited Romanization Equivalence Table Interpolations Finding List Index Afterword