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A tale of eleventh-century Japan

Hamamatsu Chūnagon monogatari

by Takasue no Musume.

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, Guildford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p241-243. - Includes index.

Statementintroduction and translation by Thomas H. Rohlich.
SeriesPrinceton library of Asian translations
ContributionsRohlich, Thomas H.
The Physical Object
Pagination247p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21622366M
ISBN 100691053774

Book Description: A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on a journey from the wild East Country to the capital. She began a diary that she would continue to write for the next forty years and compile later in life, bringing lasting prestige to her family. Some aspects of the author's life and text seem curiously modern.   This book is an interesting look at wartime and post-war Japan, particularly from a native religious perspective. 4) Taketori Monogatari (Tale of the Bamboo Cutter) This work is considered the oldest surviving Japanese narrative, though the oldest manuscript on record dates to It is chocked full of Japanese folklore and myth. The story is.

Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world’s first novel. Genji, the Shining Prince, is the son of an emperor. He is a passionate character whose tempestuous nature, family circumstances, love affairs, alliances, and shifting political fortunes form the core of. Edo Period. Around this time the function of literature as a means of social intercourse broadened. Composing renga (successive linked verses by several people forming a long poem) became a favorite pastime, and this gave birth to haikai (a sort of jocular renga) in the sixteenth century. It was the renowned seventeenth century poet Matsuo Basho who perfected a new condensed poetic.

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