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Paperback. This is a full-length study of Zeami Motokiyo (1363-1443), generally recognized as the greatest playwright of Japan's classical Noh theatre. Num Pages: 336 pages, 5 half-tones 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2GJ; DSBB; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5766 x 3887 x 20. Weight in Grams: 481.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804726771
ISBN
9780804726771
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 35.48

Hardback. This volume has a dual purpose. It aims to define the state of Japanese literary studies in the field of women's writing and to present cross-cultural interpretations of Japanese material of relevance to contemporary work in gender studies and comparative literature. Editor(s): Schalow, Paul; Walker, Janet A. Num Pages: 536 pages, 5 half-tones. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2GJ; DSA; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 160 x 38. Weight in Grams: 915.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
536
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804727228
ISBN
9780804727228
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 107.89

Hardback. What makes a work of literature readable? This book asks that question of one of the classics of Japanese literature, the Tsurezuregusa (Essays in Idleness) by Kenko (1283-1352), a collection of brief, fragmentary reflections on a number of subjects. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2GJ; DSBB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 162 x 28. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804730013
ISBN
9780804730013
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 96.80

Hardback. This exploration of the life and times of a poet in late medieval Japan is a companion volume to the author's translation of "The Journal of Socho", the travel diary and poetic memoir of Saiokuken Socho (1448-1532), the preeminent linked-verse (renga) poet of his generation. Num Pages: 448 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2GJ; 3H; 3JB; HBJF; HBLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5893 x 4522 x 32. Weight in Grams: 885.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804732840
ISBN
9780804732840
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 102.96

Hardback. How can a movement like Surrealism be transferred, transplanted, or transported from one culture to another, one language to another? This book traces the creative dialogue between France and Japan in the early 20th century, focusing on Surrealist and avant-garde writings. Series: Cultural Memory in the Present. Num Pages: 272 pages, 11 half-tones. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 20. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804734134
ISBN
9780804734134
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 146.09

Paperback. How can a movement like Surrealism be transferred, transplanted or transported from one culture to another, one language to another? This book traces the creative dialogue between France and Japan in the early 20th century, focusing on Surrealist and avant-garde writings. Series: Cultural Memory in the Present. Num Pages: 272 pages, 11 half-tones. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2GJ; DSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 151 x 16. Weight in Grams: 372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804736497
ISBN
9780804736497
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 33.33

Paperback. A collection of the most significant and enduring works of the most important Japanese literary critic of the 20th century. The selections reflect the wide range of Kobayashi's early work, from meditations on the nature of literature and of criticism to studies of individual Japanese and Western writers. Editor(s): Anderer, Paul. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2GJ; 3JJG; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5487 x 3556 x 12. Weight in Grams: 230.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804741156
ISBN
9780804741156
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 26.87

Hardback. Grasses of Remembrance, the second volume of Edwin Cranston's monumental Waka Anthology, carries forward the story of Japanese court poetry, drawing on sources dating from the 890s to the 1080s. The book presents over 2,600 poems in lively and readable translation, including all 795 poems from The Tale of Genji. Translator(s): Cranston, Edwin. Num Pages: 1312 pages. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DCQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 6147 x 4217 x 80. Weight in Grams: 2331.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
1312
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804748254
ISBN
9780804748254
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 229.84

Hardback. Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in the Japanese Setsuwa Tales explores the world of the extraordinary and strange in Japanese setsuwa tales and the mentalities informing them in terms of grotesque theory. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 25. Weight in Grams: 590.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804759755
ISBN
9780804759755
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 91.87

Hardback. Imagining Harmony explores the diverse roles that poetry played for eighteenth-century Japanese intellectuals as an embodiment of human emotion, a form of linguistic and philological training, and a means for accessing the ancient cultures that they turned to as the source of their political ideals. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 151 x 22. Weight in Grams: 570.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804761574
ISBN
9780804761574
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 85.72

Hardback. Num Pages: 312 pages. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 585. Weight in Grams: 556.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804776868
ISBN
9780804776868
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 85.72

Hardback. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSB; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816669776
ISBN
9780816669776
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 85.72

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSB; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 215 x 17. Weight in Grams: 332.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816669783
ISBN
9780816669783
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.24

Paperback. Reveals the connections between gender, nationalism, and cultural representation evident in prevailing interpretations of classic Heian texts (794-1192). This book argues that by foregrounding women's voices in Heian literature, the discipline has repeatedly enacted the modernizing gesture in which the 'feminine' is recognized, and canceled. Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society. Num Pages: 296 pages, 2 figures. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 154 x 18. Weight in Grams: 399.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822332374
ISBN
9780822332374
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 29.02

Hardcover. In this detailed study of the origins of "Shinkokinshu", the author argues that the compilers of "Shinkokinshu" instead saw their collection as a "new" beginning, a revitalization and affirmation of courtly traditions and not a reaction to loss. Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs. Num Pages: 450 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 160 x 38. Weight in Grams: 852.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
450
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674008533
ISBN
9780674008533
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.22
€ 47.16

Paperback. In the literary and artistic milieu of early modern Japan the Chinese and Japanese arts flourished side by side. Kodojin, the "Old Taoist" (1865-1944), was the last of these great poet-painters in Japan. This book brings together 150 of Kodojin's Chinese poems (introduced and translated by Jonathan Chaves). Num Pages: 208 pages, 25 halftones, 8 color plates. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 1FPJ; 2GDC; 2GJ; ACBP; DCF; DSBF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 179 x 17. Weight in Grams: 363.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231116572
ISBN
9780231116572
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 30.17

Hardback. This study explores women writers and gender portrayals at the Japanese Heian court and Heian memoirists creations of themselves in four texts: "Kagero Nikki", "Makura No Soshi", "Sarashina Nikki, and "Sanuki No Suke Nikki". Num Pages: 344 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2GJ; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 25. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804733786
ISBN
9780804733786
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 102.96

Hardback. The author, Saiokuken Socho (1448-1532)-the preeminent linked-verse (renga ) poet of his time-provides in his journal a vivid portrayal of cultural life in the capital and the provinces, together with descriptions of battles and great warrior families, the dangers of travel through war-torn countryside, and the plight of the poor. Translator(s): Horton, H. Mack. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2GJ; 3JB; HBJF; HBLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5893 x 4522 x 28. Weight in Grams: 762.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804732833
ISBN
9780804732833
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 166.79

Paperback. This text presents a thorough introduction to the modern written language of Japan. It introduces 425 kanji characters. Series: Yale Language. Num Pages: 626 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2GJ; CF; CJB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1071.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1976
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
610
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300019131
ISBN
9780300019131
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.99
€ 44.66

Paperback. Num Pages: 314 pages, 23 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSBB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231069595
ISBN
9780231069595
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 30.69

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