Japanese Literature

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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 ...
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Overview

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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Book Contents:

GENJI MONOGATARI

Introduction
CHAPTER
I. -The Chamber of Kiri
II. -The Broom-like Tree
III. -Beautiful Cicada
IV. -Evening Glory
V. -Young Violet
VI. -Saffron Flower
VII. -Maple Fête
VIII. -Flower-Feast
IX. -Hollyhock
X. -Divine Tree
XI. -Villa of Falling Flowers
XII. -Exile at Suma
XIII. -Exile at Akashi
XIV. -The Beacon
XV. -Overgrown Mugwort
XVI. -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

Nakamitsu
Abstraction

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780554385211
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 8/28/2008
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.88 (d)

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