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Product Description: The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature provides, for the first time, a history of Japanese literature with comprehensive coverage of the premodern and modern eras in a single volume. The book is arranged topically in a series of short, accessible chapters for easy access and reference, giving insight into both canonical texts and many lesser known, popular genres, from centuries-old folk literature to the detective fiction of modern times...read more
By David Lurie (editor), Haruo Shirane (editor) and Tomi Suzuki (editor)

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9781107029033 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 10, 2016, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature provides, for the first time, a history of Japanese literature with comprehensive coverage of the premodern and modern eras in a single volume.

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Product Description: The Tale of Genji, written one thousand years ago, is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, is often regarded as the best prose fiction in the language. Read, commented on, and reimagined by poets, scholars, dramatists, artists, and novelists, the tale has left a legacy as rich and reflective as the work itself...read more
By Haruo Shirane (editor)

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9780231166584 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The Tale of Genji, written one thousand years ago, is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, is often regarded as the best prose fiction in the language.

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Product Description: The Nihon ryoiki, a collection of setsuwa, or "anecdotal" tales, compiled by a monk in late-eighth- or early-ninth-century Japan, records the spread of Buddhist ideas in Japan and the ways in which Buddhism's principles were adapted to the conditions of Japanese society...read more
By Haruo Shirane (introduced by)

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9780231164207 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 23, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The Nihon ryoiki, a collection of setsuwa, or "anecdotal" tales, compiled by a monk in late-eighth- or early-ninth-century Japan, records the spread of Buddhist ideas in Japan and the ways in which Buddhism's principles were adapted to the conditions of Japanese society.

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9780231164214 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 23, 2013, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The Nihon ryoiki, a collection of setsuwa, or "anecdotal" tales, compiled by a monk in late-eighth- or early-ninth-century Japan, records the spread of Buddhist ideas in Japan and the ways in which Buddhism's principles were adapted to the conditions of Japanese society.

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Product Description: Elegant representations of nature and the four seasons populate a wide range of Japanese genres and media―from poetry and screen painting to tea ceremonies, flower arrangements, and annual observances. In Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons, Haruo Shirane shows how, when, and why this practice developed and explicates the richly encoded social, religious, and political meanings of this imagery...read more

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9780231152808 | Columbia Univ Pr, August 16, 2011, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Elegant representations of nature and the four seasons populate a wide range of Japanese genres and media―from poetry and screen painting to tea ceremonies, flower arrangements, and annual observances.

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9780231152815 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, March 5, 2013), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Elegant representations of nature and the four seasons populate a wide range of Japanese genres and media―from poetry and screen painting to tea ceremonies, flower arrangements, and annual observances.

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Product Description: Haruo Shirane's critically acclaimed Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600, contains key examples of both high and low styles of poetry, drama, prose fiction, and essays. For this abridged edition, Shirane retains substantial excerpts from such masterworks as The Tale of Genji, The Tales of the Heike, The Pillow Book, the Man'yoshu, and the Kokinshu...read more
By Sonja Arntzen (trans), Robert Borgen (trans), Karen Brazell (trans), Steven Carter (trans) and Haruo Shirane (editor)

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9780231157308 | Abridged edition (Columbia Univ Pr, October 21, 2012), cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Haruo Shirane's critically acclaimed Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600, contains key examples of both high and low styles of poetry, drama, prose fiction, and essays.

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Product Description: Haruo Shirane's critically acclaimed Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600, contains key examples of both high and low styles of poetry, drama, prose fiction, and essays. For this abridged edition, Shirane retains substantial excerpts from such masterworks as The Tale of Genji, The Tales of the Heike, The Pillow Book, the Man'yoshu, and the Kokinshu...read more

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9780231157315 | Abridged edition (Columbia Univ Pr, October 21, 2012), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Haruo Shirane's critically acclaimed Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600, contains key examples of both high and low styles of poetry, drama, prose fiction, and essays.

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Product Description: Burton Watson and Haruo Shirane, renowned translators and scholars, introduce English-speaking readers to the vivid tradition of early and medieval Japanese anecdotal (setsuwa) literature. These orally narrated and written tales drew on both local folk tradition and continental sources...read more
By Haruo Shirane (editor) and Burton Watson (trans)

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9780231152440 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 15, 2010, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Burton Watson and Haruo Shirane, renowned translators and scholars, introduce English-speaking readers to the vivid tradition of early and medieval Japanese anecdotal (setsuwa) literature.

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9780231152457 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 15, 2010, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Burton Watson and Haruo Shirane, renowned translators and scholars, introduce English-speaking readers to the vivid tradition of early and medieval Japanese anecdotal (setsuwa) literature.

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Product Description: Traditional Japanese Literature features a rich array of works dating from the very beginnings of the Japanese written language through the evolution of Japan's noted aristocratic court and warrior cultures. It contains stunning new translations of such canonical texts as The Tales of the Heike as well as works and genres previously ignored by scholars and unknown to general readers...read more
By Haruo Shirane (editor)

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9780231136969 | Columbia Univ Pr, February 7, 2007, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Traditional Japanese Literature features a rich array of works dating from the very beginnings of the Japanese written language through the evolution of Japan's noted aristocratic court and warrior cultures.

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9780231136976 | Columbia Univ Pr, October 6, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Traditional Japanese Literature features a rich array of works dating from the very beginnings of the Japanese written language through the evolution of Japan's noted aristocratic court and warrior cultures.

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Product Description: Bringing together scholars from across the world, Haruo Shirane presents a fascinating portrait of The Tale of Genji's reception and reproduction over the past thousand years. The essays examine the canonization of the work from the late Heian through the medieval, Edo, Meiji, Taisho, Showa, and Heisei periods, revealing its profound influence on a variety of genres and fields, including modern nation building...read more
By Haruo Shirane (editor)

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9780231142366 | Columbia Univ Pr, June 15, 2008, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Bringing together scholars from across the world, Haruo Shirane presents a fascinating portrait of The Tale of Genji's reception and reproduction over the past thousand years.

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9780231142373 | Columbia Univ Pr, June 15, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Bringing together scholars from across the world, Haruo Shirane presents a fascinating portrait of The Tale of Genji's reception and reproduction over the past thousand years.

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By Haruo Shirane (editor) and Burton Watson (trans)

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9780231138031 | Columbia Univ Pr, March 15, 2008, cover price $27.00

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Product Description: This abridged edition of Haruo Shirane's popular anthology, Early Modern Japanese Literature, retains the essential texts that have made the original volume such a valuable resource. The book introduces English-speaking readers to prose fiction genres, including dangibon, kibyoshi (satiric picture books), sharebon (books of wit and fashion), yomihon, kokkeibon (books of humor), gokan (bound books), and ninjobon (books of romance and sentiment)...read more
By Haruo Shirane (editor)

Hardcover:

9780231144148 | Columbia Univ Pr, March 1, 2008, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This abridged edition of Haruo Shirane's popular anthology, Early Modern Japanese Literature, retains the essential texts that have made the original volume such a valuable resource.
9780231109901 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This is the first anthology ever devoted to early modern Japanese literature, spanning the period from 1600 to 1900, known variously as the Edo or the Tokugawa, one of the most creative epochs of Japanese culture.

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9780231144155 | Columbia Univ Pr, March 1, 2008, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: This abridged edition of Haruo Shirane's popular anthology, Early Modern Japanese Literature, retains the essential texts that have made the original volume such a valuable resource.
9780231109918 | Columbia Univ Pr, October 15, 2004, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This is the first anthology ever devoted to early modern Japanese literature, spanning the period from 1600 to 1900, known variously as the Edo or the Tokugawa, one of the most creative epochs of Japanese culture.

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Product Description: In 2005, the celebrated scholar of Japanese literature Haruo Shirane published Classical Japanese: A Grammar. Now, with Classical Japanese Reader and Essential Dictionary, he completes his two-volume textbook for learning classical, or literary, Japanese―the primary written language in Japan from the seventh to the mid-twentieth century...read more

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9780231139908 | Bilingual edition (Columbia Univ Pr, April 30, 2007), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In 2005, the celebrated scholar of Japanese literature Haruo Shirane published Classical Japanese: A Grammar.

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Product Description: Classical Japanese: A Grammar is a comprehensive, and practical guide to classical Japanese. Extensive notes and historical explanations make this volume useful as both a reference for advanced students and a textbook for beginning students...read more

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9780231135245 | Pck edition (Columbia Univ Pr, September 14, 2005), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Classical Japanese: A Grammar is a comprehensive, and practical guide to classical Japanese.

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9780231135306 | Bilingual edition (Columbia Univ Pr, July 27, 2005), cover price $24.00

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By David Damrosch (editor), Sabry Hafez (editor), David L. Pike (editor), Haruo Shirane (editor) and Pauline Yu (editor)

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9780321169785 | Longman Pub Group, February 1, 2004, cover price $57.20

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Product Description: Today the term "Japanese literary classics" implies such texts as the Man'yoshu, Kojiki, Tale of Genji, Tale of the Heike, Noh drama, and the works of Saikaku, Chikamatsu, and Basho, which are considered the wellspring and embodiment of Japanese tradition and culture...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Haruo Shirane (editor) and Tomi Suzuki (editor)

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9780804739900 | Stanford Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Today the term "Japanese literary classics" implies such texts as the Man'yoshu, Kojiki, Tale of Genji, Tale of the Heike, Noh drama, and the works of Saikaku, Chikamatsu, and Basho, which are considered the wellspring and embodiment of Japanese tradition and culture.

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9780804741057 | Stanford Univ Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Today the term "Japanese literary classics" implies such texts as the Man'yoshu, Kojiki, Tale of Genji, Tale of the Heike, Noh drama, and the works of Saikaku, Chikamatsu, and Basho, which are considered the wellspring and embodiment of Japanese tradition and culture.

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Product Description: Basho (1644-94) is perhaps the best known Japanese poet in both Japan and the West, and yet there has been remarkably little serious scholarship in English on his achievement. This book is intended to address that virtual void by establishing the ground for critical discussion and reading of a central figure in Japanese culture, placing the works of Basho and his disciples in the context of broader social change...read more

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9780804730983 | Stanford Univ Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: Basho (1644-94) is perhaps the best known Japanese poet in both Japan and the West, and yet there has been remarkably little serious scholarship in English on his achievement.

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9780804730990 | Stanford Univ Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Basho (1644-94) is perhaps the best known Japanese poet in both Japan and the West, and yet there has been remarkably little serious scholarship in English on his achievement.

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Product Description: The Bridge of Dreams is a brilliant reading of The Tale of Genji that succeeds both as a sophisticated work of literary criticism and as an introduction this world masterpiece. Taking account of current literary theory and a long tradition of Japanese commentary, the author guides both the general reader and the specialist to a new appreciation of the structure and poetics of this complex and often seemingly baffling work...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780804713450 | Stanford Univ Pr, July 1, 1987, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: The Bridge of Dreams is a brilliant reading of The Tale of Genji that succeeds both as a sophisticated work of literary criticism and as an introduction this world masterpiece.

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9780804717199, titled "The Bridge of Dreams: A Poetics of the "Tale of Genji"" | Stanford Univ Pr, July 1, 1987, cover price $28.95

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