Dawn to the West: A History of Japanese Literature: Japanese Literature of the the Modern Era: Poetry, Drama, Criticism
Donald Keene (Author)
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The fourth book in a multivolume history of modern Japanese literature by one of the world's most accomplished translators and scholars of Japanese culture and literature, this volume offers unparalleled insight into Japanese poetry, drama, and criticism.
Columbia University Press
April 27, 1999
6.08 X 1.26 X 9.12 inches | 2.05 pounds
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About the Author
Hailed in the New York Times Book Review as "the century's leading expert on Japanese literature, as well as its most indefatigable translator," Donald Keene is Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and University Professor Emeritus at Columbia University. He is the author, editor, or translator of over thirty books of criticism and works of literature, including No and Bunraku, Twenty Plays of the No Theater, Major Plays of Chikamatsu, The Pleasures of Japanese Literature, Three Plays by Kobo Abe, Modern Japanese Diaries, Essays in Idleness, andTravelers of a Hundred Ages (all published by Columbia).
The publication of Dawn to the West... will do even more to establish modern Japanese literature as one of the major literatures of the world.--New York Times Book Review