Anthology of Japanese Literature: From the Earliest Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century

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The sweep of Japanese literature in all its great variety was made available to Western readers for the first time in this anthology. Every genre and style, from the celebrated No plays to the poetry and novels of the seventeenth century, find a place in this book. An introduction by Donald Keene places the selections in their proper historical context, allowing the readers to enjoy the book both as literature and as a guide to the cultural history of Japan. Selections include "Man'yoshu" or "Collection of Ten Thousand ...

Anthology of Japanese Literature: From the Earliest Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century 1994, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802150585

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