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Burton Watson, Prolific Translator of Classical Asian Literature, Dies at 91

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Burton Watson, whose spare, limpid translations, with erudite introductions, opened up the world of classical Japanese and Chinese literature to generations of English-speaking readers, died on April 1 in Kamagaya, Japan. He was 91. His death was confirmed by his nephew William Dundon.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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