New PDF release: Japanese and Western Literature: A Comparative Study

By Armando Martins Janeira

ISBN-10: 0804806659

ISBN-13: 9780804806657

Japanese and Western Literature delves deeply into jap tradition to find the options that similarize and differentiate jap and Western literary creations. Paralleling jap literary creations and basic proposal with these of the West, the writer attracts many illuminating comparisons: for instance, among the novels of Murasaki Shikibu and Marcel Proust, among the Portuguese poet Torga and the haiku grasp Issa, and among the picaresque novel in Japan and within the West. Contrastive experiences also are made into such suggestions as time, nature, love, and tragedy.

This extensive but incisive survey of jap literarily genres and topics is greater than a comparative examine of literature, even if; it's an try to grab the middle of jap tradition by way of surroundings it opposed to global tradition. From this born a fancy of recent principles and difficulties, and writer is ready to probe the level of Western impact on jap fiction, poetry, and essays long ago hundred years.

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