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6 edition of A Reader"s Guide to Japanese Literature found in the catalog.

A Reader"s Guide to Japanese Literature

by J. Thomas Rimer

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Published by Kodansha International (JPN) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • ASIA,
  • Asian - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9037321M
    ISBN 104770023596
    ISBN 109784770023599

      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 :// If there’s one famous Japanese author, classic or contemporary, who needs no introduction, it’s Haruki Murakami. Here’s one of those rare authors in translation who is as much a household name in the West as he is in his brand of off-kilter and surrealist stories and his reliable themes of cats, lost women, jazz music, and parallel worlds, he is an author beloved the world ://

    Includes book reviews on recent Japanese publications mainly for overseas readers. Japanese Literature in Translation Search This database covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages, mostly after  › Library › LibGuides › Japanese Studies.   ‘The Syntax Is So Different’ A s part of English PEN’s “PEN Atlas” series, Tasja Dorkofikis speaks with author Hiromi Kawakami and translator Allison Markin Powell.. They discuss, among other topics, Kawakami’s novel The Nakano Thrift Shop (Portobello Books, ), the challenges of translating Japanese syntax and dialogue into English, and Powell’s new Web site, Japanese

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