The Tales of ise download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Macmillan

The Tales of ise download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Macmillan year 2016
  • Book name: The Tales of ise
  • Author: Peter Macmillan
  • Release date: 2016/5/12
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780141392578
  • Rating: 8.4 of 10
  • Votes: 530
  • Review by: Uriah Ochoa
  • Review rating: 7.03 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Total pages: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 45 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: One of the three seminal works of Japanese literature, this beautiful collection of poems and tales offers an unparalleled insight into ancient Japan.Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, The Tales of Ise is considered one of the three most important works of Japanese literature. A poem-tale collection from the early Heian period, it contains many stories of amorous adventures, faithful friendship and travels in exile, framing the exquisite poems at the work's heart. The Tales of Ise has influenced waka, Noh, tales and diaries since the time it was written, and is still the source of endless inspiration in novels, poetry, manga and cartoons. This volume has been translated by Peter MacMillan and includes a preface by the renowned Japanologist Donald Keene.'MacMillan's Tales of Ise adds to the treasures of Japanese literature that can now be enjoyed in English translation. It is the most poetic translation of this work to date and establishes MacMillan as an outstanding translator of Japanese poetry' - Donald Keene
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H57M3S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry Anthologies (various Poets), Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets, Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Asian History, Classic Books & Novels
  • Available formats: DjVu, TXT, PPTX, PDF, WORD, JPEG, DOC, EPUB. Compressed in TAR, TAR.Z, RAR, ZIP, TZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.03 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x23mm
  • Weight: 303g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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