A History of Japanese Literature: From the Man'yōshū to Modern Times

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Psychology Press, 1997 - Literary Collections - 400 pages
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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Contents

Foreword
11
The Age of the Manyoshū
12
The First Turning Point
41
The Age of The Tale of Genji
57
The Second Turning Point
91
The Age of No and Kyogen
104
The Third Turning Point
128
The Age of Wit and Learning 168 7 The Age of Wit and Learning
168
The Fourth Turning Point
211
The Age of Meiji
243
The Age of Industrialization
283
The Postwar Years
338
Titles
381
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