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World Of The Shining Prince, The: Court Life In Ancient Japan (Paperback)
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World Of The Shining Prince, The: Court Life In Ancient Japan (Paperback)

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Paperback 338 Pages / Published: 29/08/2000
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A portrait of the court culture of the ancient emperors of Japan. This book is divided into subject chapters covering such themes as politics, religion, the cult of beauty and the the "Tale of Genji" for easy reference. Appendices and genealogical tables on the Heian period are included. The World of the Shining Prince, Ivan Morris's widely acclaimed portrait of the ceremonious, inbred, melancholy world of ancient Japan, has been a standard in cultural studies for nearly thirty years. Using as a frame of reference The Tale of Genji and other major literary works

Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc
ISBN: 9781568360294
Number of pages: 338
Weight: 442 g
Dimensions: 213 x 142 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
. "Morris's classic was first published in 1964." -Publishers Weekly
"A thoughtful scholar's reconstruction...a book which should delight anyone interested in Japan."-The New York Times Book Review
"I cannot think of another work, born in academia, that can so justifiable be described as 'enthralling'." -Barbara Ruch, Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, Columbia

.]"Morris's classic was first published in 1964." -Publishers Weekly
"A thoughtful scholar's reconstruction...a book which should delight anyone interested in Japan."-The New York Times Book Review
"I cannot think of another work, born in academia, that can so justifiable be described as 'enthralling'." -Barbara Ruch, Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, Columbia

"Morris's classic was first published in 1964." -Publishers Weekly
"A thoughtful scholar's reconstruction...a book which should delight anyone interested in Japan."-The New York Times Book Review
"I cannot think of another work, born in academia, that can so justifiable be described as 'enthralling'." -Barbara Ruch, Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, Columbia


"Morris's classic was first published in 1964." -Publishers Weekly
"A thoughtful scholar's reconstruction...a book which should delight anyone interested in Japan."-The New York Times Book Review
"I cannot think of another work, born in academia, that can so justifiable be described as 'enthralling'." -Barbara Ruch, Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, Columbia

"Morris's classic was first published in 1964." -Publishers Weekly
"A thoughtful scholar's reconstruction...a book which should delight anyone interested in Japan."-The New York Times Book Review
"I cannot think of another work, born in academia, that can so justifiable be described as 'enthralling'." -Barbara Ruch, Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, Columbia


"Morris's classic was first published in 1964." -Publishers Weekly


"A thoughtful scholar's reconstruction...a book which should delight anyone interested in Japan."-The New York Times Book Review


"I cannot think of another work, born in academia, that can so justifiable be described as 'enthralling'." -Barbara Ruch, Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, Columbia


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