The Nature Of The Chinese Character

The Nature Of The Chinese Character

Book - 1991
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In the best-selling tradition of The Spirit of the Chinese Character comes a beautiful companion, The Nature of the Chinese Character. Masterfully crafted earthly symbols are displayed throughout these rich, colorful pages--from sky and wind to water and sand. Each is accompanied by a graceful drawing illustrating the organic form that inspired the calligraphic representation and an enlightening description of the meaning, lore, and construction of the character. At once an inquiry into centuries of thought and a paean to the oldest functional art form, The Nature of the Chinese Character is exquisite in its own right-an elegant keepsake that both informs and enchants

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1991.
ISBN: 9780811832687
0811832686
9780671728861
0671728865
Branch Call Number: 495.1 ARI
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill.
Additional Contributors: Eng, Russell Gon

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