Traditional Japanese literature : an anthology, beginnings to 1600
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New York : Columbia University Press, [2007].
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Book
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xxviii, 1,255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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English
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0231136978, 023113696X, 9780231136969, 9780231136976

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [1183]-1209) and index.
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"Traditional Japanese Literature features a rich array of works dating from the very beginnings of the Japanese written language through the noted age of aristocratic court life into the period of warrior culture. The anthology contains new translations of such canonical texts as The Tales of the Heike and generous selections from Man'yoshu, The Tale of Genji, The Pillow Book, and Kokinshu. It includes a stunning range of folk literature, war epics, poetry, and n? drama, and an impressive collection of dramatic, poetic, and fictional works from both elite and popular cultures. Also represented are religious and secular anecdotes, literary criticism, essays, and works written in Chinese by Japanese writers. Arranged by chronology and genre, the readings are carefully introduced and placed into a larger political, cultural, and literary context, and the extensive bibliographies offer further study. Intended as a companion to Columbia University Press's Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, 1600-1900, Traditional Japanese Literature significantly deepens our understanding of Japanese literature as well as of ancient, classical, and medieval Japanese culture." -- Book cover.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Arntzen, S., & Shirane, H. (2007). Traditional Japanese literature: an anthology, beginnings to 1600 . Columbia University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Arntzen, Sonja, 1945- and Haruo Shirane. 2007. Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600. New York: Columbia University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Arntzen, Sonja, 1945- and Haruo Shirane. Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600 New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Arntzen, Sonja, and Haruo Shirane. Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600 Columbia University Press, 2007.

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