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Tales of Tears and Laughter: Short Fiction of Medieval Japan

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The stories in this collection constitute just a small portion of a vast body of some four hundred short narratives known as otogizoshi. They represent a cross section of medieval Japan in its richness and complexity, a panoply of life teeming with all the possibilities and contradictions of the age.

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ISBN:
9780824815691
Author:
Skord, Virginia
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Asian - Japanese
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
236
Dimensions:
8.50x5.50x.54 in. .67 lbs.

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