Man'yōshū Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Poetry Criticism)


Fukuda, Hideichi. “Introduction.” Acta Asiatica: Bulletin of the Institute of Eastern Culture, no. 77 (July 1999): 1-13.

Introduction to a journal special edition that summarizes the contents of five comparative essays on the subject of the Man'yōshū's relationship to Chinese literature.

Keene, Donald. “The Man'yōshū.” In Seeds in the Heart: Japanese Literature from Earliest Times to the Late Sixteenth Century, A History of Japanese Literature, Volume 1, pp. 85-180. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1993.

Takes a closer look at some of the miscellaneous (zōka) and love...

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