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The Dowdy King

An Alternative Translation of "Tao Te Ching", Lao Zi's Taoist Classic

by Clifford Borg-Marks

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Publisher: Universal-Publishers
Pub date: 2004
Pages: 90
ISBN-10: 1581125356
ISBN-13: 9781581125351
Categories: Literature & Literary Criticism


A pleasing translation into rhyming English verse of the primary classic text of Taoist philosophy and religion. It provides a Taoist view of the universe and society that is accessible by non-specialists of all ages.

About the Author

Clifford Borg-Marks was born in Malta and started learning Chinese at high school age. He is a graduate in Chinese Literature from Peking University in Beijing, China. He has worked as a diplomat and as a lawyer, and has published books on Chinese intellectual property law as well as a literary translation into his native Maltese language of a compilation of short stories by the well-known Chinese author, Lu Xun (1881-1936).