Waley (Schloss), Arthur

   British orientalist. While working at the British Museum as assistant keeper of prints and drawings, Waley wrote scholarly works on Chinese history and philosophy. He was, however, best known for his popular translations of classical Chinese poetry and Japanese romances such as The Tale of Genji (1925–33). The interest in Britain in the Japanese poetic form of the haiku stems from Waley’s translations.

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  • WALEY, ARTHUR — (1889–1966), English poet and translator of Oriental literature. Originally named Arthur David Schloss, Waley was born in Tunbridge Wells and was educated at Rugby and at Cambridge University. The family changed its name to Waley in 1918. From… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WALEY — WALEY, family of English Jews, active in various branches of public and intellectual life. The Waley family traces its descent from Benjamin Levi (d. 1784), an engraver from Wiesbaden who settled in Portsmouth in 1740. His son Jacob (d. 1817)… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Waley — [wā′lē] Arthur (born Arthur David Schloss) 1889 1966; Eng. translator of Chin. & Jpn. literature …   English World dictionary

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  • Waley, Arthur David — ▪ British translator original name  Arthur David Schloss   born Aug. 19, 1889, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Eng. died June 27, 1966, London       English sinologist whose outstanding translations of Chinese and Japanese literary classics into English… …   Universalium

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