A Waka Anthology: Grasses of remembrance (2 v.)

A Waka Anthology: Grasses of remembrance (2 v.)

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Grasses of Remembrance, the second volume of Edwin Cranstona€™s monumental Waka Anthology, carries forward the story of Japanese court poetry, drawing on sources dating from the 890s to the 1080s. The book presents over 2, 600 poems in lively and readable translation, including all 795 poems from The Tale of Genji.The decenmal aquot;birthdayaquot; celebration Murakami planned for his mother was replaced by memorial services. His poem speaks of that and refers to the scriptural account of how an earlier incarnation of the Buddha obtained the Dharma, the same account that ... Speculation is that they were a hakkoe, a reading and lecture series on the Lotus Sutra, but they could hardly have been the sort of grand occasionanbsp;...

Title:A Waka Anthology: Grasses of remembrance (2 v.)
Author:Edwin A. Cranston
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 1993


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