A new simplified edition translated by Don Sanderson. The original three-volume work, first published in 1979, has been revised specially as a single volume paperback which concentrates on the development of Japanese literature.
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Critic, novelist, literary historian, and dramatist Kato Shuichi is Guest Professor of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University. He is author of many works, including a three-volume "History of Japanese Literature" (1979-83) and "Form, Style, Tradition: Reflections on Japanese Art and Society" (1971) and coauthor of "Six Lives, Six Deaths: Portraits from Modern Japan" (1979). Chia-ning Chang is Associate Professor of Japanese Literature at the University of California, Davis.Language Notes:
Text: English, Japanese (translation)
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Book Description Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1979. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition, Ex-lib. 8.5x5.5 inches. 319 indexed pages. Blue cover with gold lettering on spine. Ex-library book with usual markings. Includes two glossaries: glossary of literary, historical and Buddhist terms used in the text and glossary of selected literary works mentioned in the text. A history of Japanese literature. Bookseller Inventory # N0504
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