Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, 1600-1900 (Revised)

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Price
$60.00
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Publish Date
Pages
1392
Dimensions
5.92 X 1.84 X 8.84 inches | 2.98 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780231109918
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About the Author

Haruo Shirane is Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture at Columbia University. His publications include The Bridge of Dreams: Poetics of the Tale of Genji and Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho.

Reviews

Shirane has given us so many angles from which to view this unique society that before long we almost feel we have joined it.--Asahi.com
Haruo Shirane's Early Modern Japanese Literature will serve as the standard anthology for some time to come.--Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies
This anthology stands alone. It is the first comprehensive anthology of early modern literature. The richness of content allows it to fulfill many different purposes...This volume provides a wealth of material.--Robert N. Huey "Monumenta Nipponica "
This book will become an indispensable reference, not only for students of Edo literature but also for those who have an interest in Japanese culture in general.--Hiroko Kobayashi "Asian Studies Review "
This single volume from Columbia University Press has the bulk and the breadth to introduce to the full scope of Edo literature to the English-speaking world.--Haruko G. Iwasaki "The Journal of Asian Studies "
This volume has much to offer both students and scholars of Japanese theatre.--Julie Iezzi "Asian Theatre Journal "