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A History of Japanese Literature

The Modern Years (History of Japanese Literature)

by Shuichi Kato

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Published by Kodansha America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Asian - General,
  • Japanese Literature,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8333148M
    ISBN 100870115693
    ISBN 109780870115691


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Calling this book simply a history of Japanese literature is an understatement. It includes political history linking the sections of time it focuses on for literature, and it interprets literature broadly: poetry, fiction, religion, and history5.

ebook. In this third of five volumes tracing the history of Japanese literature through Mishima Yukio, Jinichi Konishi portrays the high medieval period. Here he continues to examine the influence of Chinese literature on Japanese writers, addressing in particular reactions to Sung ideas, Zen Buddhism, and the ideal of literary vocation, michi.

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A History of Japanese Literature Author: William George Aston. A History Of Japanese Literature. This is the earliest detailed survey of the voluminous Japanese literature published in English, ranging from the Archaic period (before A. D) through the nineteenth century romanic fictions, to the socalled Tokyo period ending in 5.

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Yasunari Kawabata. Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing, ISBN: VI pp. Translated by J. Martin Holman. The title of this book refers to Kyoto, which is indeed a former capital of Japan and the site for the action of this quite (characteristically Japanese) slim novel.

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Size: 6 x in. Buy This. Download Cover. Overview. This book, which covers the period from preliterate times to the beginning of the tenth century, is the first of five proposed volumes that will give an account of Japanese literature from its beginnings to the death of the modern novelist Mishima.

Originally published in Katō's history in Japanese is a major work. Sanderson's 'new [20 yrs. ago] simplified' translation in one volume abridged and revised from the original three-volume translation (the latter two translated by Sanderson) takes greater liberties with the translation even than the earlier work5.

A History of Japanese Literature, Volume 2: The Early Middle Ages (Princeton Legacy Library, ) Konishi, Jin'ichi. Published by Princeton University Press.

A Short History Of Japanese Literature. The Kojiki is a collection of myths and legends. Japanese literature traces its beginnings to oral traditions that were first recorded in written form in the early eighth century after a writing system was introduced from China.

The Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) and Nihon shoki (Chronicle of Japan. Early works of Japanese literature were heavily influenced by cultural contact with China and Chinese literature, often written in Classical Chinese.

Indian literature also had an influence through the diffusion of Buddhism in Japan. Eventually, Japanese literature developed into a separate style in its own right as Japanese writers began writing their own works about Japan, although the influence of Chinese literature.

Book description. The diplomat and Japanese and Korean scholar William George Aston () wrote several highly regarded publications, particularly on the Japanese language. This work is a chronological survey of Japanese literature from its early songs to the European-influenced works of the nineteenth by:   A history of Japanese literature by W.

Aston,W. Heinemann edition, in English. A History of Japanese Literature, Volume 2: The Early Middle Ages. The second of live volumes planned to give a systematic account of Japanese literature from its beginnings to the death of the modern novelist Mishima, this book establishes the character of the literature of the early Middle Ages, from the ninth to the mid-twelfth century.

A History of Japanese Literature: The first thousand years, Volume 1 Volume 1 of A History of Japanese Literature, Shūichi Katō A History of Japanese Literature: The First Thousand Years, Shūichi Katō: Author: Shūichi Katō: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Kodansha International, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation.

A History of Japanese Literature book. From the Manyoshu to Modern Times. A History of Japanese Literature. DOI link for A History of Japanese Literature. A History of Japanese Literature book. From the Manyoshu to Modern Times. By Shuichi Kato, Don Sanderson. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Cited by: 5.

A History of Japanese Literature: The first thousand years. Vol. (Tokyo; New York: Kodansha International, ). Keene, Donald. Japanese literature: An introduction for Western readers ().

Konishi, Jin'ichi. A History of Japanese Literature, Volume 3: The High Middle Ages (Princeton University Press, ). Primary sources. Keene, Donald. In this third of five volumes tracing the history of Japanese literature through Mishima Yukio, Jin'ichi Konishi portrays the high medieval period.

Here he continues to examine the influence of Chinese literature on Japanese writers, addressing in particular reactions to Sung ideas, Zen Buddhism, and the ideal of literary vocation, michi. In this Book. The second of live volumes planned to give a systematic account of Japanese literature from its beginnings to the death of the modern novelist Mishima, this book establishes the character of the literature of the early Middle Ages, from the ninth to the mid-twelfth century.

Originally published by: 6. A History of Japanese Literature by Shuichi Kato, AugustKodansha America edition, Hardcover in English. For a short book that gives a very insightful history of Japan we highly recommend Inventing Japan by Ian Buruma.

The book covers the period from tothe dramatic period in Japanese history that saw the Meiji Restoration, World War II and the American occupation as well as the beginnings of the astonishing Japanese economic miracle.

The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature. Edited by Haruo Shirane, Tomi Suzuki, David Lurie. Online ISBN: Book DOI: Your name Please enter your name. Your email address Please enter a. In the forward, the books editor, Ivan Morris, who translated some of the stories, provides a brief Japanese history from the Meiji Era, when the Western form of literature.

The first English-language history of Japanese literature in one volume, from pre-medieval times to the present. About the Author Tomi Suzuki, Professor of Japanese Literature at Columbia University, is a specialist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Japanese literature, with special interests in prose fiction and criticism; gender and genre; modernism and language reform; history of reading and canon 55(1).

The Japanese have a voluminous literature, extending over twelve centuries, which to this day has been very imperfectly explored by European students. Forty years ago no Englishman had read a page of a Japanese book, and although some Continental scholars had a useful acquaintance with the language, their contributions to our knowledge are ted Reading Time: 7 mins.

A History of Japanese Literature: From the Man'yōshū to Modern Times. A History of Japanese Literature. : A new simplified edition translated by Don Sanderson.

The original three-volume work, first published inhas been revised specially as a single volume paperback which concentrates on the development of Japanese : Shūichi Katō. A basic knowledge of the history of Japan and Japanese literature will be helpful but is not required.

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literature but also those studying the history of the book and modern Japanese cultural history. The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature-Haruo Shirane The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature provides, for the first time, a history of Japanese literature with comprehensive.

As I am a Japanese, Donald Keenes introduction of Japanese literature is informative. He has very great historical perspective about the theme. I was, first, surprised to find that the book began with Japanese ancient poetry, over one thousand years old, completely unfamiliar to most of us5.

Professor Aston's A History of Japanese Literature has a permanent place on the bookshelves of all lovers of Japan. William George Aston, who pioneered in the translation of Japanese literature into English, made many original contributions to Japanese studies.

Japanese Literature. Writing was introduced to Japan from China in the 5th century via the Korean peninsula. The oldest surviving works are two historical records, the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki, which were completed in the early 8th century.

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