Lotus and Other Tales of Medieval Japan

Lotus and Other Tales of Medieval Japan


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Here is a collection of eight tales set in medieval Japan. Modeled on the lively literary styles of setsuwa, oto-zoshi, and sekkyo bushi, themes range from the comic to the erotic and from the adventurous to the bizarre. Umehara delights in confronting the reader's preconceptions, breaking the established taboos of contemporary Japanese culture.

Title: Lotus and Other Tales of Medieval Japan

Author Name: Umehara, Takeshi, McCarthy, Paul, Paul McCarthy, McCarthy, Paul

Categories: Japanese,

Publisher: United States, Tuttle Publishing: 28/Feb/1997

ISBN Number: 0804820627

ISBN Number 13: 9780804820622

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: 29747

Description: illustrations 200 Here is a collection of eight tales set in medieval Japan. Modeled on the lively literary styles of setsuwa, oto-zoshi, and sekkyo bushi, themes range from the comic to the erotic and from the adventurous to the bizarre. Umehara delights in confronting the reader's preconceptions, breaking the established taboos of contemporary Japanese culture. (ISBN: 9780804820622 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 29747)

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