Questions tagged [zhuangzi]

Questions about 'Zhuangzi', a name that may refer both to an an ancient Chinese philosophical text and to its author. The author was probably born around 369 BC, during the Warring States period (476–221 BC). The oldest manuscript fragments date from round 300 BC. The text is best known for the "Butterfly dream". Use this tag with the [chinese-literature] tag.

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Zhuangzi translation in The Lathe of Heaven

In The Lathe of Heaven (1971) Ursula Le Guin uses an epigraph before the start of each chapter. The author most frequently quoted in these epigraphs is the Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi or Chuang Tzu. ...