Masterpieces of the Orient

ISBN: 9780393091960, 0393091961
OCLC Number: 339875
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Editor: G. L. Anderson, Maynard Mack
Language: en
Publisher: Norton, 1961, 1977
Publication Place: New York
English Publication Date: 1961
Notes: Contents: The Near East: The golden odes (Mu'allaqat), Firdausi, Rumi, Sa'di, Hafiz, Taha Hussein. India: The rigveda, The song of God, Valmiki, Kalidasa, Vidyakara, Rabindranath Tagore, R. K. Narayan. China: The book of songs (Shih Ching), Confucius (K'ung Fu-tzu), Chuang-Tzu, Lu Ki, Three poets: T'ao Ch'ien, Li Po, Po Chu-I, Wu Ch'eng-en, Liu T'ieh-yun, Lu Hsun (Chou Shu-jen), The red lantern. Japan: The collection of ten thousand leaves, Sei Shonagon, Tales of the middle counselor of the embankment, Tales of the Heike, Kamo-no Chomei, Six no plays: Zeami Motokiyo, Zenchiku Ujinobu, Komparu Zembo Motoyasu, Basho and others, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Four modern masters of fiction: Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Jun'ichiro Tanizaki, Yasunari Kawabata, Yukio Mishima.
Abstract: Selected readings from the poetry, prose, and drama of the Near and Far East, with background introductions.
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