Produse noi in categoria Fictiune, Literatura Japoneza - Ultimele aparitii. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:33:07 +0200 Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:33:07 +0200 Copyright 2017 30 ro The Tales of Ise https:/ Peter Macmillan

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One of the three seminal works of Japanese literature — a beautiful collection of poems and tales that offers an unparalleled insight into ancient Japan.  Along with the "Tale of Genji" and "One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each", the "Tales of Ise" is considered one of the three most important works of Japanese literature. A poem-tale collection from the early Heian period, it contains many stories of amorous adventures, faithful friendship, and travels ...]]>
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:06:57 +0200 https:/
Anthology of Japanese Literature: From the Earliest Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century https:/ Donald Keene

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The sweep of Japanese literature in all its great variety was made available to Western readers for the first time in this anthology. Every genre and style, from the celebrated No plays to the poetry and novels of the seventeenth century, find a place in this book. An introduction by Donald Keene places the selections in their proper historical context, allowing the readers to enjoy the book both as literature and as a guide to the cultural history of Japan. Selections include ...]]>
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:10:31 +0200 https:/
Classical Japanese Prose: An Anthology https:/ Helen Craig McCullough

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This volume brings together in convenient form a rich selection of Japanese prose dating from the ninth to the seventeenth centuries, a period during which the preeminent cultural and aesthetic values were those of the Heian court. It contains 22 works representing all the major indigenous literary forms, either complete or in generous excerpts, and is particularly rich in writing by women and in autobiographical writings. This anthology contains longer selections than the only other ...]]>
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:33:26 +0200 https:/
The Ise Stories: Ise monogatari https:/ Royall Tyler

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"Ise monogatari" is one of classical Japan’s most important texts. It influenced other literary court romances like "The Tale of Genji" and inspired artists, playwrights, and poets throughout Japanese history and to the present day. In a series of 125 loosely connected episodes, the Ise tells the story of a famous lover, Captain Ariwara no Narihira (825–880), and his romantic encounters with women throughout Japan. Each episode centers on an exchange of love ...]]>
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:21:59 +0200 https:/
The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches https:/ Matsuo Basho

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'It was with awe That I beheld Fresh leaves, green leaves, Bright in the sun' In his perfectly crafted haiku poems, Matsuo Basho described the natural world with great simplicity and delicacy of feeling. When he composed "The Narrow Road to the Deep North", he was an ardent student of Zen Buddhism, setting off on a series of travels designed to strip away the trappings of the material world and bring spiritual enlightenment. He wrote of the seasons changin, of ...]]>
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:28:31 +0200 https:/
Exploring Japanese Literature: Read Mishima, Tanizaki and Kawabata in the Original (Bilingual Edition) https:/ Giles Murray

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Yasunari Kawabata, Yukio Mishima and Junichiro Tanizaki are all giants of world literature. It stands to reason that students of Japanese would long to read them in their original language. "Exploring Japanese Literature" enables them to do just that. Featuring one each of these writers’ most characteristic stories — plus linguistic support in the form of a built-in dictionary — the book picks up where the author’s previous bestselling text, "Breaking into ...]]>
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:07:40 +0300 https:/
Short Stories in Japanese: New Penguin Parallel Text (Dual-Language Edition) https:/ Michael Emmerich

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A Dual-Language edition of Japanese stories — many appearing in English for the first time ! This volume of eight short stories, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having constantly to refer back to a dictionary. The stories — many of which appear here in English for the first time — are by well-known writers like Haruki Murakami and Banana Yoshimoto, as well as emerging ...]]>
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 06:10:49 +0300 https:/
Read Real Japanese Fiction: Short Stories by Contemporary Writers (Audio CD included) https:/ Michael Emmerich

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Long-awaited by teachers and students, "Read Real Japanese Fiction" presents short works by six of today’s most daring and provocative Japanese writers. The spellbinding world of Hiromi Kawakami; the hair-raising horror of Otsuichi; the haunting, poignant prose of Banana Yoshimoto; even the poetic word-play of Yoko Tawada – whatever a reader’s taste, he or she is sure to find something of interest and value in this book, suitable for students at the intermediate level ...]]>
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 05:59:25 +0300 https:/
The Buried Giant https:/ Kazuo Ishiguro

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A Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, The Huffington Post, Kansas City Star, Financial Times, BookPage. In post-Arthurian Britain, the wars that once raged between the Saxons and the Britons have finally ceased. Axl and Beatrice, an elderly British couple, set off to visit their son, whom they haven’t seen in years. And, because a strange mist has caused mass amnesia throughout the land, they can scarcely remember ...]]>
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:34:09 +0300 https:/
The Buried Giant: A Novel (Hardcover) https:/ Kazuo Ishiguro

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The Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But, at least, the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, decide that now is the time, finally, for them to set off across this troubled land of mist and rain to find the son they have not seen for years, the son they can scarcely remember. They know they will face many hazards — some strange and otherworldly — but they cannot foresee how their ...]]>
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:24:43 +0300 https:/
The Remains of the Day (Everyman's Library Hardcover) https:/ Kazuo Ishiguro

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An elegant Everyman's Library hardcover edition of the universally acclaimed novel — winner of the Booker Prize, a bestseller and a perpetually strong backlist title, and the basis for an award-winning film — with full-cloth binding, a silk ribbon marker, a chronology, and a new introduction by Salman Rushdie. Here is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, and of his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. Stevens, at ...]]>
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:15:28 +0300 https:/
The Remains of the Day https:/ Kazuo Ishiguro

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Here is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, and of his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the "great gentleman," Lord Darlington. But lurking in his memory are doubts about the true nature of Lord ...]]>
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:05:08 +0300 https:/
An Artist of the Floating World https:/ Kazuo Ishiguro

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In the face of the misery in his homeland, the artist Masuji Ono was unwilling to devote his art solely to the celebration of physical beauty. Instead, he put his work in the service of the imperialist movement that led Japan into World War II. Now, as the mature Ono struggles through the aftermath of that war, his memories of his youth and of the “floating world” — the nocturnal world of pleasure, entertainment and drink — offer him both escape and redemption, even ...]]>
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:53:11 +0300 https:/
An Artist of the Floating World (Hardcover) https:/ Kazuo Ishiguro

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It all begins with a letter. Fall in love with Penguin Drop Caps, a new series of twenty-six collectible and hardcover editions, each with a type cover showcasing a gorgeously illustrated letter of the alphabet. In a design collaboration between Jessica Hische and Penguin Art Director Paul Buckley, the series features unique cover art by Hische, a superstar in the world of type design and illustration, whose work has appeared everywhere from Tiffany & Co. to Wes Anderson's recent film ...]]>
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:43:29 +0300 https:/
Botchan (Wabi Sabi Press) https:/ Natsume Soseki

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One of the most popular novels in Japan, "Botchan" is the story of a young graduate who takes up his first teaching post at Matsuyama middle school in the countryside. Botchan, a native of Tokyo views Matsuyama as a small backwater town with unusual customs. Strong willed and with the spirit of Edokko, Botchan soon finds himshelf at odds with the town and with the school. Written in 1906, Botchan is based on the authors own experience as a teacher at Matsuyama Middle School in 1895 ...]]>
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:09:01 +0300 https:/
And Then https:/ Natsume Soseki

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"A Japanese writer of genius." — Japan Quarterly.  Soseki Natsume is considered to be one of Japan's most beloved and respected authors. And Then is ranked as one of his most insightful and stirring novels. Daisuke, the protagonist, is a man in his twenties who is struggling with his personal purpose and identity as well as the changing social landscape of Meiji-era Japan. As Japan enters the Twentieth Century, ancient customs give way to western ideals, and ...]]>
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:48:31 +0300 https:/
The Three-Cornered World (Dual Language) https:/ Natsume Soseki

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A key work in the Japanese transition from traditional to modern literature.  "Walking up a mountain track, I fell to thinking. Approach everything rationally, and you become harsh. Pole along in the stream of emotions, and you will be swept away by the current. Give free rein to your desires, and you become uncomfortably confined. It is not a very agreeable place to live, this world of ours." Opening with the most famous introductory lines in Japanese literature, this ...]]>
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:58:44 +0300 https:/
Botchan (Master Darling) https:/ Natsume Soseki

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In Soseki Natsume's 1906 novel "Botchan", the title character moves from the modern Tokyo to the more traditional city of Matsuyama to pursue a position teaching mathematics. Botchan interacts with a scheming colleague and mischievous students, and the reader questions, throughout the novel, whether he will stay true to his moral self or become corrupted by his fellow teacher. The novel alludes to an increasing westernization of Japan, and is an engaging foray into the consequences ...]]>
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:49:18 +0300 https:/
Kusamakura https:/ Natsume Soseki

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A stunning new English translation — the first in more than forty years — of a major novel by the father of modern Japanese fiction.  Natsume Soseki's "Kusamakura" — meaning “grass pillow” — follows its nameless young artist-narrator on a meandering walking tour of the mountains. At the inn at a hot spring resort, he has a series of mysterious encounters with Nami, the lovely young daughter of the establishment. Nami, or ...]]>
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:36:23 +0300 https:/
Three Cornered World https:/ Natsume Soseki

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"The Three Cornered World" is the novelistic expression of the contrast between the Western ethical view of reality and the Eastern ethical view by one of Japan's most beloved authors. Natsume Soseki tells of an artist who retreats to a country resort and becomes involved in a series of mysterious encounters with the owner's daughter. Intricately interwoven with the author's reflections on art and nature, conversations with Zen monks and writers of haiku, are a plethora of ...]]>
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:23:58 +0300 https:/