The Great Mirror of Male Love
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Description for The Great Mirror of Male Love Paperback. Stories of homosexual love affairs between samurai men and boys and between young kabuki actors and their patrons held broad appeal in pre-modern Japanese culture. An independent popular writer, Saikaku wrote "Nanshoku Okagami" in 1687 with the intention of extending his readership. Num Pages: 384 pages, index. BIC Classification: 1F; 2GJ; 3JD; FA; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5487 x 3556 x 21. Weight in Grams: 440.
A Stanford University Press classic.
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Reviews for The Great Mirror of Male Love
"A welcome opportunity for wider comparison of the literary traditions and sexual conventions of Japanese and Euro-American cultures."—Journal of Japanese Studies