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Arthur Waley


About the Author

A renowned translator and critic, Arthur Waley was born in 1889 and educated at Rugby, King’s College, Cambridge. From 1912-30 he was the assistant keeper of prints and drawings at the British Museum. He is credited with bringing many classic works of Chinese and Japanese literature (including The Tale of Genji) to Western readers for the first time. Arthur Waley died in 1966.

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