Arthur David Waley

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 Arthur

David

Waley 

 

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 Schloss Waley 

 

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 A D Schloss changed to using his mothers maiden name at the outbreak of war in 1914. 1889-1966 Educated at Rugby and Cambridge, trouble with his eyes meant he had to leave Cambridge in 1910. Poet and orientalist. Assistant keeper in the department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Published books: 170 Chinese Poems, More Translations, The Temple, Japanese Poetry, The No Plays of Japan, Introduction to the Study of Chinese Painting, The Tale of Genji (6 vols), The Pillow-book of Sei Shonagon, The Way and Its Power. Address 115 Chatsworth Court, Pembroke Road, London W8 

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