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  • And Then

    And Then
    av Soseki Natsume

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805311417

    A stirring and insightful novel from an author Japan Quarterly calls "a Japanese writer of genius."From beloved author Soseki Natsume,And Then tells the story of Daisuke, a man in his twenties who is struggling with his personal purpose and identity…

  • Heike Story

    Heike Story
    av Eiji Yoshikawa

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310441

    The Heike Story is a modern translation of a Japanese classic.Kyoto in the twelfth century was a magnificent city, but crime, disorder, and lust were rampant. The people were abused by the nobility, while armed Buddhist monks terrorized court and co…

  • Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan
    av Lafcadio Hearn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804847551

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is a complete, two-volume set of one of the most outstanding books on 19th century Japanese history and culture. Though Lafcadio Hearn went on to write a dozen more books on Japan, this collection of first impressions re…

  • Japan's Infamous Unit 731

    Japan's Infamous Unit 731
    av Hal Gold

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804852197

    This is a riveting and disturbing account of the medical atrocities performed in and around Japan during WWII. Some of the cruellest deeds of Japan's war in Asia did not occur on the battlefield, but in quiet, antiseptic medical wards in obscure par…

  • Everyday Life in Traditional Japan

    Everyday Life in Traditional Japan
    av Charles J. Dunn

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310052

    Everyday Life in Traditional Japan paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided, and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan. With…

  • Lafcadio Hearn's Japan

    Lafcadio Hearn's Japan
    av Lafcadio Hearn

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805308738

    This collection of writings from Lafcadio Hern paints a rare and fascinating picture of pre-modern Japan Over a century after his death, author, translator, and educator Lafcadio Hearn remains one of the best-known Westerners ever to make Japan his…

  • Tale of Genji

    Tale of Genji
    av Murasaki Shikibu

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805314647

    Written centuries before the time of Shakespeare and even Chaucer, The Tale of Genji marks the birth of the novel and after more than a millennium, this seminal work continues to enchant readers throughout the world. Lady Murasaki Shikibu and her ta…

  • Sakuteiki: Visions of the Japanese Garden

    Sakuteiki: Visions of the Japanese Garden
    av Jiro Takei

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804839686

    Learn the art of Japanese gardening with this classic, fascinating text. The Sakuteiki, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening—or any kind of gardening&mda…

  • Five Women Who Loved Love

    Five Women Who Loved Love
    av Ihara Saikaku

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310120

    "Five charming novellas … which have astonishing freshness, color, and warmth."— The New Yorker First published in 1686, this collection of five novellas by Ihara Saikaku was an immediate bestseller in the bawdy world of Genroku Japan.…

  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 2

    Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 2
    av Lo Kuan-Chung

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804834681

    This epic saga of brotherhood and rivalry, of loyalty and treachery, of victory and death, forms part of the indelible core of classical Chinese culture and continues to fascinate modern-day readers. In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Ha…

  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 1

    Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 1
    av Lo Kuan-Chung

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804834674

    This epic saga of brotherhood and rivalry, of loyalty and treachery, of victory and death forms part of the indelible core of classical Chinese culture and continues to fascinate modern-day readers. In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Han…

  • Golden Lotus Volume 1

    Golden Lotus Volume 1
    av Lanling Xiaoxiaosheng

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804850445

    A saga of ruthless ambition, murder, and, famously, Chinese erotica, The Golden Lotus (also known as The Plum in the Golden Vase) has been called the fifth Great Classical Novel in Chinese Literature and one of the Four Masterworks of the Ming Novel…

  • The Water Margin

    The Water Margin
    av Shi Naian

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804840958

    Based upon the historical bandit Song Jiang and his companions, The Water Margin is an epic tale of rebellion against tyranny that will remind Western readers of the English classic Robin Hood and His Merry Men. This edition of the classic J. H. Jac…

  • The Gossamer Years

    The Gossamer Years

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804811231

    Kagero Nikki, translated here as The Gossamer Years, belongs to the same period as the celebrated Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikuibu. This remarkably frank autobiographical diary and personal confession attempts to describe a difficult relationship…

  • The Dream of the Red Chamber

    The Dream of the Red Chamber
    av Cao Xueqin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804840965

    The Dream of the Red Chamber is one of the "Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese Literature." It is renowned for its huge scope, large cast of characters, and telling observations about the life and social structures of 18th century China. Many co…

  • The Taiheiki

    The Taiheiki

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804835381

    An epic saga of samurai warfare in medieval Japan This celebrated literary classic has delighted generations of Japanese. In its pages, you will find a vivid contemporary description of the fourteenth-century intrigues and battles that led to the de…

  • Japanese Architecture: A Short History

    Japanese Architecture: A Short History
    av A. L. Sadler

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804847360

    This expert guide to Japanese architecture is of enormous historical importance to the understanding of Japanese design and culture. Pioneering Japanologist A. L. Sadler's invaluable study of Japanese architecture first appeared in 1941. Considered…

  • Tale of Genji: A Reader's Guide

    Tale of Genji: A Reader's Guide
    av William J. Puette

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310847

    "Those who wish to deepen their acquaintance with Murasaki's wondrous world will certainly find Puette's guide most helpful." —The Japan Times This is the most complete reader's guide available on Japan's highly revered novel, the eleventh-cen…

  • Japanese Folktales

    Japanese Folktales

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805314616

    Be transported to a realm of magical kingdoms, mysterious beings and mythical lands. Japanese Folktales is the most complete collection of Japanese stories in English. It introduces readers to the enchanting world of ghouls, goblins, ogres, sea king…

  • Harp of Burma

    Harp of Burma
    av Michio Takeyama

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804802321

    Harp of Burma shares a powerful human story about Japanese soldiers on the front lines in WWII. Winner of the prestigious Mainichi Shuppan Bunkasho prize and the basis for the critically acclaimed film The Burmese Harp by Ichikawa Kon, Harp of Burma…

  • Sumo

    av David Benjamin, Greg Holfeld, David Benjamin

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310878

    "Sumo" is a fresh and funny introduction to the fascinating world of sumo, Japan's national sport. Author David Benjamin peels away the veneer of sumo as a cultural treasure and reveals it as an action-packed sport populated by superb athletes who e…

  • The Tale of Genji

    The Tale of Genji
    av Murasaki Shikubu

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310816

    "What Waley did create is literary art of extraordinary beauty that brings to life in English the world Murasaki Shikibu imagined. The beauty of his art has not dimmed, but like the original text itself retains the power to move and enlighten."&mdas…

  • Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings

    Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings
    av Edward S. Morse

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805308899

    Morse's publication is an idea book par excellence … Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings is likely to continue to be a valued resource for some time to come."—David and Michiko Young First published in 1886, this classic review of the…

  • Kwaidan

    av Lafcadio Hearn

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804836623

    This collection of Japanese supernatural stories is a classic work in the field of Japanese horror. Known primarily as an early interpreter of Japanese culture and customs, the famous writer Lafcadio Hearn also wrote ghost stories—"delicate, t…

  • The Noh Plays of Japan

    The Noh Plays of Japan
    av Arthur Waley

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310335

    The Noh Plays of Japan is the most respected collection of Noh plays in English. The classic Japanese plays can be read for their great literary merit and also provide the reader with an understanding of a unique theatre art and important insights i…

  • The Kojiki

    The Kojiki

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804836753

    Written by imperial command in the eighth century, The Kojiki: Records of Ancient Matters is Japan's classic of classics, the oldest connected literary work and the fundamental scripture of Shinto. A more factual history called the Nihongi or Nihon…

  • Chinese Ghost Stories

    Chinese Ghost Stories
    av Lafcadio Hearn

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804841375

    Chinese Ghost Stories offers a selection of entertaining Chinese tales of the fantastical and paranormal. Author Lafcadio Hearn had a great affinity for the traditional ghost stories of China, and these stories clearly inspired him as he penned subs…

  • A Hundred Verses from Old Japan

    A Hundred Verses from Old Japan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805308530

    A Hundred Verses from Old Japan is an early translation of one of Japan's most famous anthologies of poetry. This gem of Japanese poetry has preserved its charm for almost a century while remaining the most popular of classical poetry anthologies am…

  • Botchan

    av Soseki Natsume

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805312636

    A modern classic in Japan on par with The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or The Catcher in the Rye, Botchan is a very popular Japanese novel and still widely read decades after its first publication. Botchan, a timeless Japanese novel written by Jap…

  • Japanese Plays

    Japanese Plays
    av A.L. Sadler

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310731

    Classic works from Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki theaters Nothing reflects the beauty of life as much as Japanese theater. It is here that reality is held suspended and the mind is filled with words, music, dance, and mysticism. In this groundbreaking boo…

  • Japanese Portraits

    Japanese Portraits
    av Donald Richie

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804850537

    From the private musings of author Donald Richie, comes this extensive collection of brief written portraits which capture the personalities of 54 different Japanese people some famous, some notorious, and some unknown. Japanese Portraits, first wri…

  • Five Modern Noh Plays

    Five Modern Noh Plays
    av Yukio Mishima

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310328

    Five Modern Noh Plays brilliantly revives a great art form that has long fascinated audiences and readers throughout the world. As long ago as 1916 William Butler Yeats and Ezra Pound were excitedly discovering Noh plays. In 1922 Arthur Waley's fine…

  • The Ronin

    The Ronin
    av William Dale Jennings

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805308837

    "A thunderbolt, full of lightning and excitement, one you won't put down until its last extraordinary page." —The Japan Times The violence of twelfth-century Japan explodes in this half-legendary, half-true story of a violent man who becomes a…

  • A History of Tokyo 1867-1989

    A History of Tokyo 1867-1989
    av Edward Seidensticker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805315118

    This is a freaking great book and I highly recommend it... if you are passionate about the history of 'the world's greatest city,' this book is something you must have in your collection. Edward Seidensticker's A History of Tokyo 1867…

  • The Wild Geese

    The Wild Geese
    av Ogai Mori

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805308844

    This modern classic, written in 1913, was the source for the highly acclaimed film, The Mistress In The Wild Geese, prominent Japanese novelist Ogai Mori offers a poignant story of unfulfilled love, set against the background of the dizzying social…

  • Autumn Wind and Other Stories

    Autumn Wind and Other Stories

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805308509

    Spanning 60 years of 20th century Japanese literature, this anthology covers Japan's growth from a more traditional country into a distinctly modern one. Most of these stories had not been previously translated into English, opening up a vast new li…

  • Rashomon and Other Stories

    Rashomon and Other Stories
    av Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805308820

    "Clear-eyed glimpses of human behavior in the extremities of poverty, stupidity, greed, vanity… Story-telling of an unconventional sort, with most of the substance beneath the shining, enameled surface." —The New York Times Book Review…