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160 Pages | 10

4 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780199765256


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Japanese Literature: A Very Short Introduction

First Edition

Alan Tansman

Very Short Introductions

  • A concise overview of one of the most dynamic and diverse world literatures
  • Written by a leading scholar of Japanese culture and literature
  • A concise overview of one of the most dynamic and diverse world literatures
  • Offers an interpretation linking the entire literary tradition, from the eighth century to the present
  • Introduces writers largely unknown outside of Japan that can be read alongside the greatest writers of world literature
  • Explores the long history of Japanese literature, from The Tale of Genji to Natsume Sôseki's Kokoro and modern manga comic books