Review æ The Land We Saw the Times We Knew

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Review æ The Land We Saw the Times We Knew º ❰Reading❯ ➷ The Land We Saw the Times We Knew Author Gerald Groemer – Citybells.co.uk Japanese zuihitsu essays offer a treasure trove of information and insights rarely found in any other genre of Japanese writing Especially during their golden age the Edo period 1600Reading The Land We Saw the Times We Knew Author Gerald Groemer Citybells.co.uk Japanese zuihitsu essays offer a treasure trove of information and insights rarely found in any other genre of Japanese writing Especially during their golden age the Edo period 1600 1868 zuihitsu tre Japanese zuihitsu essays offer a treasure We Saw Kindle trove of information and insights rarely The Land PDF \ found in any other genre of Japanese writing Especially during their golden age Land We Saw Kindle the Edo period zuihitsu treated a great variety of subjects In Land We Saw the Times MOBI : the pages of a typical zuihitsu the reader encountered facts and opinions on everything from martial arts to music food to fashions dragons to drama much of it wri.

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Tten casually and seemingly without concern for form or order The seven zuihitsu translated Land We Saw the Times MOBI : and annotated in this volume date from the early seventeenth to the late nineteenth centuries Some of the essays are famous while others are less well known but none have been published in their entirety in any Western languageFollowing a substantial introduction outlining the development of the genre Tales That Come to Mind is an early seventeenth century account of Edo kabuki theater and the Yoshiwara pleasure uarters penned by a Buddhist monk A Record of Seven Offered Treasures composed by a retired samurai monk near the end of the seventeenth century starts as a treatise on the proper education of youth but ends as a critiue of the author's own life and moral failings Perhaps the most famous piece in the volume Mon.

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The Land We Saw the Times We KnewOlogue was drafted by the renowned Confucianist Dazai Shundai a keen and insightful observer of life during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries Dazai treats in turn poetry the tea ceremony comic verse music theater and fashion Idle Talk of Nagasaki is an entertaining record of a journey to Nagasaki by a group of Confucianists in the early eighteenth century In Kyoto Observed a mid eighteenth century Edo resident compares the shogun's and the emperor's capital in a series of brief vignettes An zuihitsu classic written by a physician A Dustheap of Discourses presents another colorful mosaic of topics related to life in Edo The book closes with The Breezes of Osaka a lively essay by a highly cultured Edo administrator contrasting the food life and culture of his hometown with that of Osaka where he briefly served as mayor in the s..