Tales of Moonlight and Rain

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Product Details

Price
$32.40
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Publish Date
Pages
248
Dimensions
5.0 X 8.5 X 0.6 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780231139137
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About the Author

Ueda Akinari (1734-1809), one of the great writers of Japanese fiction, was also a scholar, poet, physician, and tea master. Anthony H. Chambers is professor of Japanese literature and literary translation at Arizona State University. He has translated many works of Japanese literature, both classical and modern, and is the author of The Secret Window: Ideal Worlds in Tanizaki's Fiction.

Reviews

Chambers's edition of Tales of Moonlight and Rain is well worthwhile... Highly Recommended.--The Complete Review
A shining new version of a living Japanese classic.--Japan Times
Chambers's new translation is a lucid addition to the handful of previous versions.--James Lasdun's "The Guardian "
Japan scholars and people who just like weird, spooky stuff should enjoy this new edition of Akinari's classic.--Brad Quinn "Daily Yomiuri "