Japanese Literatureby Epiphanius Wilson
Japanese Literature Genji Monogatari, the original of this translation, is one of the standard works of Japanese literature. It has been regarded for centuries as a national treasure. The title of the work is by no means unknown to those Europeans who take an interest in Japanese matters, for it is mentioned or alluded to in almost every European work relating to
Japanese Literature Genji Monogatari, the original of this translation, is one of the standard works of Japanese literature. It has been regarded for centuries as a national treasure. The title of the work is by no means unknown to those Europeans who take an interest in Japanese matters, for it is mentioned or alluded to in almost every European work relating to our country. It was written by a lady, who, from her writings, is considered one of the most talented women that Japan has ever produced....
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IntroductionCHAPTERI. -The Chamber of KiriII. -The Broom-like TreeIII. -Beautiful CicadaIV. -Evening Glory V. -Young Violet VI. -Saffron Flower VII. -Maple Fête VIII. -Flower-FeastIX. -Hollyhock X. -Divine Tree XI. -Villa of Falling Flowers XII. -Exile at Suma XIII. -Exile at Akashi XIV. -The Beacon XV. -Overgrown MugwortXVI. -Barrier House XVII. -Competitive Show of Pictures
CLASSICAL POETRY OF JAPAN
Introduction Ballads- The Fisher-Boy Urashima On Seeing a Dead Body The Maiden of Unáhi The Grave of the Maiden of Unáhi The Maiden of Katsushika The Beggar's Complaint A Soldier's Regrets on Leaving Home
Love Songs- On Beholding the Mountain Love is Pain Hitomaro to His Mistress No Tidings Homeward The Maiden and the Dog Love is All Husband and Wife He Comes Not He and She The Pearls A Damsel Crossing a Bridge Secret Love The Omen A Maiden's Lament Rain and Snow Mount Mikash Evening Elegies- On the Death of the Mikado Tenji On the Death of the Poet's Mistress Elegy on the Poet's Wife On the Death of Prince Hinami On the Death of the Nun Riguwañ On the Poet's Son, Furubi Short Stanza on the Same Occasion Miscellaneous Poems- View from Mount Kago The Mikado's Bow Spring and Autumn Spring Recollections of My Children The Brook of Hatsúse Lines to a Friend A Very Ancient Ode The Bridge to Heaven Ode to the Cuckoo The Ascent of Mount Tsukúba Couplet Short Stanzas
THE DRAMA OF JAPAN
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