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Japanese literature

Donald Keene

Japanese literature

an introduction for Western readers.

by Donald Keene

  • 81 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese literature -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL855 .K4 1955
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6175113M
    LC Control Number55006276
    OCLC/WorldCa344179

    Jun 04,  · They hear in its cry the longings of unsatisfied love. It is true that it is not the same bird as ours, but an allied species with a different note. Its name (in Japanese, Hototogisu) is onomatopoetic. ↑ The sentiment of this poem is Buddhist. The transitoriness of life is a constant refrain all through Japanese literature. Japanese literature, literary works produced in the language of the islands of Japan [1]. See also Asian drama [2]. *Earliest Writings*Although Japanese and Chinese are different languages, the Japanese borrowed and adapted Chinese ideographs early in the 8th cent.

    Buy bestselling and newly-released Japanese books, mooks, magazines, and other Japanese books from Japan with Free International Shipping. - North America Site. About The Book. The sweep of Japanese literature in all its great variety was made available to Western readers for the first time in this anthology. Every genre and style, from the celebrated Nô plays to the poetry and novels of the seventeenth century, finds a place in this book; and many of the selections have their own introductions.

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