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SINOLOGISTS. Important collection of letters to Arthur Waley from sinologists and other oriental scholars, as well as writers concerned in translations and interpretations of Chinese and Japanese literature, the correspondents in Britain, Japan, China, the United States, France and other countries, approximately 1917-1966, including Etienne Balazs, Charles Bawden, Clifford Bax, Peter Boodberg, Mary Boyce (3), Edward Conze, Ananda Coomaraswamy, Paul Demiéville (5), William Dobson, Eduard Erkes, John Frodsham (2), Herbert Giles (9, 1917-19, discussing 'the stupendous difficulties which meet the translator of Chinese poetry, even into prose'), Lionel Giles, Gustav Haloun (50, 1933-1951, on matters of oriental scholarship), David Hawkes (34), Hu Shih (3, 1926-1928, 'I have greatly enjoyed my stay at Oxford; but I must confess that I was literally appalled by the state of British Sinology as revealed to me during my stay there!'), René Hussenet, Bernhard Karlgren (3), Donald Keene (5), Gari Ledyard (2), Walter Liebenthal (2), Ivan Morris (2), Joseph Needham (2), Paul Pelliot (13), Lindsay Tasman Ride, Denis Sinor, Denis Twitchett (2) and others, altogether approximately 280 letters from 110 correspondents.

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SINOLOGISTS. Important collection of letters to Arthur Waley from sinologists and other oriental scholars, as well as writers concerned in translations and interpretations of Chinese and Japanese literature, the correspondents in Britain, Japan, China, the United States, France and other countries, approximately 1917-1966, including Etienne Balazs, Charles Bawden, Clifford Bax, Peter Boodberg, Mary Boyce (3), Edward Conze, Ananda Coomaraswamy, Paul Demiéville (5), William Dobson, Eduard Erkes, John Frodsham (2), Herbert Giles (9, 1917-19, discussing 'the stupendous difficulties which meet the translator of Chinese poetry, even into prose'), Lionel Giles, Gustav Haloun (50, 1933-1951, on matters of oriental scholarship), David Hawkes (34), Hu Shih (3, 1926-1928, 'I have greatly enjoyed my stay at Oxford; but I must confess that I was literally appalled by the state of British Sinology as revealed to me during my stay there!'), René Hussenet, Bernhard Karlgren (3), Donald Keene (5), Gari Ledyard (2), Walter Liebenthal (2), Ivan Morris (2), Joseph Needham (2), Paul Pelliot (13), Lindsay Tasman Ride, Denis Sinor, Denis Twitchett (2) and others, altogether approximately 280 letters from 110 correspondents.
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