A History of Japanese Literature: Volumes 1 & 2 (1991).



Both Published 1991

Volume1 has dust jacket.

Vol 1: by Shuichi Kato (Author), David G. Chibbett (Translator). This volume traces the development of Japanese literature, emphasizing historical and social context, the role literature has played in Japanese culture, and the influence of Western and Chinese literature.

Vol 2: by Shuichi Kato (Author), Don Sanderson (Translator). This volume covers the 17th through mid-19th centuries and the development of new genres including Haiku, Bunraku, Kabuki, the popular novel, and Senryu.

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I grade both books and dust jacket as in ‘Like New’ condition.

Volume 1:

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc; New edition edition (Jun. 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0870114913
  • ISBN-13: 978-0870114915

Volume 2:

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Kodansha International (JPN) (May 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 4770015461
  • ISBN-13: 978-4770015464


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