Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The Columbia anthology of Japanese essays : zuihitsu from the tenth to the twenty-first century / edited and translated by Steven D. Carter.

Contributor(s): Carter, Steven D.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: PL772 .C65 2014Publication: New York : Columbia University Press, c2014Description: xi, 540 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780231167710 (pbk.); 0231167717 (pbk.); 0231167709; 9780231167703 .Subject(s): Japanese essays -- Translations into English
Contents:
Introduction -- Beginnings. The pillow book / Sei Shonagon -- Essays in idleness / Yoshida No Kenko -- The Late Medieval Era. Conversations with Shotetsu / Shotetsu -- "To unify the nation and restore civil society" / Ichijo Kaneyoshi -- "Cottage of dreams" and "Three loves" / Shohaku -- A Tenbun miscellany / The Fujiwara Lay Monk -- The Edo period. Laughs to keep you awake / Anrakuan Sakuden -- "On Ohara" / Kinoshita Choshoshi -- Haikai prose / Matsuo Basho -- Amusements / Amenomori Hoshu -- 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 -- Shunparo's jottings / Shiba Kokan -- Unusual people of the modern age and Kanden's crop of jottings / Ban Kokei -- Hoary stories / Tadano Makuzu -- Haikai prose / Natsume Seibi -- Clouds of floating grasses -- The Modern Period. Autumn ensemble / Higuchi Ichiyo -- "A cat's grave" and "London fog" / Natsume Soseki -- "Snow" / Tokutomi Roka -- "Desk" / Tayama Katai -- "Fireworks" / Nagai Kafu -- "Laughter" / Terada Torahiko -- "Various thoughts on the Great Kanto 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 Yoshizo -- "Sleepless nights" and "A bed for my books" / Osaragi Jiro -- "On being down with a cold" / Kawakami Tetsutaro -- "The road" / Shono Junzo -- "Kitchen," "Raindrops," and "A memento of the season" / Koda Aya -- "On surgery" and "Rainy day" / Kono Taeko -- "Looking for gloves" / Mukoda Kuniko -- One, we count, then / Takenishi Hiroko -- Sunday musings / Hiraiwa Yumie -- "Dust mogul" and other short essays / Dekune Tatsuro -- "Myna bird" / Kizaki Satoko -- "Concerning the order of culture" / Shiroyama Saburo -- "On zuihitsu" / Sakai Junko.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Pridi Banomyong Library
General Stacks
General Books PL772 .C65 2014 (See Similar Items) Show map Available 31379015853261
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction -- Beginnings. The pillow book / Sei Shonagon -- Essays in idleness / Yoshida No Kenko -- The Late Medieval Era. Conversations with Shotetsu / Shotetsu -- "To unify the nation and restore civil society" / Ichijo Kaneyoshi -- "Cottage of dreams" and "Three loves" / Shohaku -- A Tenbun miscellany / The Fujiwara Lay Monk -- The Edo period. Laughs to keep you awake / Anrakuan Sakuden -- "On Ohara" / Kinoshita Choshoshi -- Haikai prose / Matsuo Basho -- Amusements / Amenomori Hoshu -- 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 -- Shunparo's jottings / Shiba Kokan -- Unusual people of the modern age and Kanden's crop of jottings / Ban Kokei -- Hoary stories / Tadano Makuzu -- Haikai prose / Natsume Seibi -- Clouds of floating grasses -- The Modern Period. Autumn ensemble / Higuchi Ichiyo -- "A cat's grave" and "London fog" / Natsume Soseki -- "Snow" / Tokutomi Roka -- "Desk" / Tayama Katai -- "Fireworks" / Nagai Kafu -- "Laughter" / Terada Torahiko -- "Various thoughts on the Great Kanto 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 Yoshizo -- "Sleepless nights" and "A bed for my books" / Osaragi Jiro -- "On being down with a cold" / Kawakami Tetsutaro -- "The road" / Shono Junzo -- "Kitchen," "Raindrops," and "A memento of the season" / Koda Aya -- "On surgery" and "Rainy day" / Kono Taeko -- "Looking for gloves" / Mukoda Kuniko -- One, we count, then / Takenishi Hiroko -- Sunday musings / Hiraiwa Yumie -- "Dust mogul" and other short essays / Dekune Tatsuro -- "Myna bird" / Kizaki Satoko -- "Concerning the order of culture" / Shiroyama Saburo -- "On zuihitsu" / Sakai Junko.

There are no comments for this item.

Click on an image to view it in the image viewer

Open Library:

Thammasat University Library
2 Prachan Road, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200
Tel: 662 613-3544 (Pridi Banomyong Library, Circulation Desk)
Tel: 662 564-4444 ext. 1305 (Puey Ungphakorn Library (Rangsit Campus), Circulation Desk)