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Title The Columbia anthology of Japanese essays : zuihitsu from the tenth to the twenty-first century / edited and translated by Steven D. Carter.
Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
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Description xi, 540 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Beginnings. The pillow book / Sei Shonagon -- Essays in idleness / Yoshida No Kenkō -- The Late Medieval Era. Conversations with Shōtetsu / Shōtetsu -- "To unify the nation and restore civil society" / Ichijō Kaneyoshi -- "Cottage of dreams" and "Three loves" / Shōhaku -- A Tenbun miscellany / The Fujiwara Lay Monk -- The Edo period. Laughs to keep you awake / Anrakuan Sakuden -- "On Ōhara" / Kinoshita Chōshōshi -- Haikai prose / Matsuo Bashō -- Amusements / Amenomori Hōshū -- Window musings / Matsuzaki Kanran -- A miscellany of stories / Morita Morimasa -- Chats with myself / Dazai Shundai -- Jeweled comb basket / Motoori Norinaga -- Idle chats beneath a northern window / Tachibana Nankei -- Blossoms and the moon / Matsudaira Sadanobu -- Year by year: a miscellany / Ishiwara Masaakira -- Behind the koto / Murata Harumi -- Shunparō's jottings / Shiba Kokan -- Unusual people of the modern age and Kanden's crop of jottings / Ban Kōkei -- Hoary stories / Tadano Makuzu -- Haikai prose / Natsume Seibi -- Clouds of floating grasses -- The Modern Period. Autumn ensemble / Higuchi Ichiyō -- Short works from long days / Natsume Sōseki -- "Snow" / Tokutomi Roka -- "Desk" / Tayama Katai -- "Fireworks" / Nagai Kafū -- "Laughter" / Terada Torahiko -- "Various thoughts on the Great Kantō earthquake" and "My moral precepts for everyday life" / Kikuchi Kan -- "Master Hyakken's idle fantasies," "Bumpy road," and "A long fence" / Uchida Hyakken -- "The image of an author" / Dazai Osamu -- "Baby sparrow," "Turtledoves," and "Morning glories" / Shiga Naoya -- Esprit and humor / Kawamori Yoshizō -- "Sleepless nights" and "A bed for my books" / Osaragi Jirō -- "On being down with a cold" / Kawakami Tetsutarō -- "The road" / Shōno Junzō -- "Kitchen," "Raindrops," and "A memento of the season" / Kōda Aya -- "On surgery" and "Rainy day" / Kōno Taeko -- "Looking for gloves" / Mukōda Kuniko -- One, we count, then... / Takenishi Hiroko -- Sunday musings / Hiraiwa Yumie -- Not much of a book, but please... and Just be sure you're not a bother to anyone / Dekune Tatsurō -- "Myna bird" / Kizaki Satoko -- "Concerning the order of culture" / Shiroyama Saburo -- "On zuihitsu" / Sakai Junko.
Note Translated from the Japanese.
Subject Japanese essays -- Translations into English.
Added Author Carter, Steven D., editor, translator.
Added Title Zuihitsu from the tenth to the twenty-first century
ISBN 9780231167703 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231167709 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231167710 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231167717 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231537551 (e-book)
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