Classical Japanese Prose: An Anthology


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This volume brings together in convenient form a rich selection of Japanese prose dating from the ninth to the seventeenth centuries, a period during which the preeminent cultural and aesthetic values were those of the Heian court. It contains 22 works representing all the major indigenous literary forms, either complete or in generous excerpts, and is particularly rich in writing by women and in autobiographical writings. This anthology contains longer selections than the only other available anthology, which was published ...

Classical Japanese Prose: An Anthology 1991, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804719605

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Classical Japanese Prose: An Anthology 1990, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804716284

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