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Early Modern Japanese Literature

An Anthology, 1600-1900 (Translations from the Asian Classics)

by Haruo Shirane

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • ASIA,
  • Asian,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Asian,
  • Asia - General,
  • Asian - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1027
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9540396M
    ISBN 100231109911
    ISBN 109780231109918

    Over the last 1, years, the island nation of Japan has produced some of the world’s greatest literature. The Japanese language is especially suited to the expression of feelings. Even the oldest Japanese writings are remarkable for their ability to touch modern readers. Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, (Abridged Edition). See more like this Lot of 25 Japanese Shosetsu Novels - Many Authors - Women Modern Drama L

    “This book is a must read book for people who are studying about Japanese literature or people interested to know more about the birth of the modern Japanese publishing industry. The author researched the subject thoroughly and gives us deep understanding of how the Japanese modern literature was born [I]t is very enjoyable to : Edward Mack.   Reviews “The Uses of Literature in Modern Japan is a worthy contribution to scholarship on the book as media. It draws on media theory and the work of many scholars writing in English and Japanese and extends their work into new arenas [An] engaging work that will impact continued research on the book and literature as media .

    Japanese literature - Japanese literature - Classical literature: Heian period (–): The foundation of the city of Heian-kyō (later known as Kyōto) as the capital of Japan marked the beginning of a period of great literary brilliance. The earliest writings of the period, however, were almost all in Chinese because of the continued desire to emulate the culture of the continent. He is currently working a book project exploring the representation of violence in early modern Japanese popular fiction and theater, and he is in the early stages of a second book project on the imagination of authorship and literary creativity in early modern Japan.


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This abridged edition of Haruo Shirane's popular anthology, Early Modern Japanese Literature, retains the essential texts that have made the original volume such a valuable book introduces English-speaking readers to prose fiction genres, including dangibon, kibyoshi (satiric picture books), sharebon (books of wit and fashion), yomihon, kokkeibon (books of humor), gokan.

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This anthology, which will be of vital interest to anyone involved in this era, includes not only fiction, poetry, and drama, but also essays, treatises, literary criticism, comic. Focuses on the early modern period in Japanese literature. This anthology introduces English readers to prose fiction genres, including dangibon (satiric sermons), kibyoshi (satiric and didactic picture books), sharebon (books of wit and fashion), yomihon (reading books), kokkeibon (books.

Book Reviews EARLY MODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE: AN ANTHOLOGY, – Edited by Haruo Shirane. New York: Columbia University Press, + xxiv pp. Cloth $; paper $ This comprehensive anthology of early modern literature offers an extensive range of prose fiction, poetry, drama, essays, treatises, and literary criticism.

Modern Japanese Short Stories (Tuttle Publishing, ) Here is another excellent and thorough collection of 25 short stories. In the forward, the book’s editor, Ivan Morris, who translated some.

Contents: Preface, Historical Periods, Measurements, and Other Matters, 1. Early Modern Japan, 2. Ihara Saikaku and the Books of the Floating World, 3. The Poetry and Prose of Matsuo Basho, 4. Chikamatsu Monsaemon and the Puppet Theater, 5. The Golden Age of Puppet Theater, 6.

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Japanese literature traces its beginnings to oral traditions that were first recorded in written form in the early eighth century after a writing system was introduced from China. The Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) and Nihon shoki (Chronicle of Japan) were completed in andrespectively, as government projects.

Shirane, Haruo. (Eds.) () Early modern Japanese literature:an anthology, New York: Columbia University Press, MLA Citation. Shirane, Haruo,eds. Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, New York: Columbia University Press, Print.

These citations may not conform precisely to your selected citation style.Japanese Modern Literature (from ) When Japan opened to the rest of the world in the Meiji period (), the influence of western literary concepts and techniques was felt strongly.

Novelists experimented with 'new' ideas such as liberalism, idealism, and romanticism and were variously influenced by French, British or German literature.Early works of Japanese literature were heavily influenced by cultural contact with China and Chinese literature, often written in Classical Chinese.

Indian literature also had an influence through the diffusion of Buddhism in Japan.