Appreciations of Japanese Culture

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This collection of 20 essays focuses on the rich tradition of Japanese culture. It illuminates important aspects of Japanese literature for the general reader and places each subject within the context of the tradition as a whole.

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Donald Keene, professor emeritus of Japanese literature at Columbia University, is the author of numerous books, including a definitive multi-volume history of Japanese literature.

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A rich and varied banquet ... a collection of essays remarkable for its scope, erudition, humor, and clear, incisive style. -- Ivan Morris

Admirable ... Chapters on aesthetics, traditional poetry, modern poetry, novelists, eccentrics, literature and war. -- Library Journal

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