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"This book provides, for the first time in English, the kind of information that allows an accurate appreciation of the meanings and quality of Japanese poems.... Mostow's reception-oriented approach in this poem-by-poem discussion inspires an excellent essay on the history of English translations of this collection." --Choice "Joshua Mostow offers a brilliant and multifaceted exploration of Japanese poetics through translations, commentaries, and both literary and visual readings of the most influential of all poem anthologies. This book penetrates to the heart of traditional Japanese aesthetics." --Stephen Addiss, University of Richmond "...a rigorous and engaging study of an extremely important Japanese text. It is filled with information and shows a real appreciation for the often unarticulated assumptions that lay behind certain understandings--both Japanese and Western--concerning meaning and significance in a work of literature. The study breaks still further ground by articulating, and in the most persuasive fashion, issues relating to text and image that are central to the Japanese arts in virtually all periods. Professor Mostow has written a book that should interest not only specialists in the fields of Japanese literature and fine arts, but virtually anyone who enjoys reading poetry in an active and thoughtful fashion." --J. Thomas Rimer, University of Pittsburgh

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  2. pp. xiii-xv
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  1. A NOTE ON TRANSLITERATION
  2. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. Chapter 1. Introduction: A Poetics of Interpretation
  2. pp. 1-20
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  1. Part One THE HYAKUNIN ISSHU: ITS FORMATION AND RECEPTION
  2. p. 21
  1. Chapter 2. Historical Context
  2. pp. 23-57
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  1. Chapter 3. Waka in Translation
  2. pp. 58-86
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  1. Chapter 4. The Poem-Picture Tradition
  2. pp. 87-122
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  1. Chapter 5. Pictorialization as Reception
  2. pp. 123-136
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  1. Part Two TRANSLATION, COMMENTARY, AND PICTURES
  2. p. 137
  1. A Note on Texts and Sources
  2. pp. 139-140
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  1. POEM 1. Emperor Tenji
  2. pp. 141-144
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  1. POEM 2. Empress Jitō
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  1. POEM 3. Kakinomoto no Hitomaro
  2. pp. 149-151
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  1. POEM 4. Yamabe no Akahito
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  1. POEM 5. Senior Assistant Minister Sarumaru
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  1. POEM 6. Middle Counselor Yakamochi
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  1. POEM 7. Abe no Nakamaro
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  1. POEM 8. Master of the Law Kisen
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  1. POEM 9. Ono no Komachi
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  1. POEM 10. Semimaru
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  1. POEM 11. Consultant Takamura
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  1. POEM 12. Archbishop Henjō
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  1. POEM 13. Retired Emperor Yōzei
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  1. POEM 14. The Riverbank Minister of the Left (Minamoto no Tōru)
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  1. POEM 15. Emperor Kōkō
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  1. POEM 16. Middle Counselor Yukihira
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  1. POEM 17. Lord Ariwara no Narihira
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  1. POEM 18. Lord Fujiwara no Toshiyuki
  2. pp. 195-197
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  1. POEM 19. Ise
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  1. POEM 20. Prince Motoyoshi
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  1. POEM 21. Master of the Law Sosei
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  1. POEM 22. Fun’ya no Yasuhide
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  1. POEM 23. Ōe no Chisato
  2. pp. 210-212
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  1. POEM 24. Kanke (Sugawara no Michizane)
  2. pp. 213-216
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  1. POEM 25. The Third Ward Minister of the Right (Minamoto no Sadakata)
  2. pp. 217-219
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  1. POEM 26. Lord Teishin (Fujiwara no Tadahira)
  2. pp. 220-222
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  1. POEM 27. Middle Counselor Kanesuke
  2. pp. 223-225
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  1. POEM 28. Lord Minamoto no Muneyuki
  2. pp. 226-228
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  1. POEM 29. Ōshikōchi no Mitsune
  2. pp. 229-231
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  1. POEM 30. Mibu no Tadamine
  2. pp. 232-234
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  1. POEM 31. Sakanoue no Korenori
  2. pp. 235-237
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  1. POEM 32. Harumichi no Tsuraki
  2. pp. 238-239
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  1. POEM 33. Ki no Tomonori
  2. pp. 240-242
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  1. POEM 34. Fujiwara no Okikaze
  2. pp. 243-245
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  1. POEM 35. Ki no Tsurayuki
  2. pp. 246-248
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  1. POEM 36. Kiyohara no Fukayabu
  2. pp. 249-251
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  1. POEM 37. Fun’ya no Asayasu
  2. pp. 252-254
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  1. POEM 38. Ukon
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  1. POEM 39. Consultant Hitoshi
  2. pp. 258-259
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  1. POEM 40. Taira no Kanemori
  2. pp. 260-262
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  1. POEM 41. Mibu no Tadami
  2. pp. 263-265
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  1. POEM 42. Kiyohara no Motosuke
  2. pp. 266-268
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  1. POEM 43. Supernumerary Middle Counselor Atsutada
  2. pp. 269-271
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  1. POEM 44. Middle Counselor Asatada
  2. pp. 272-274
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  1. POEM 45. Lord Kentoku (Fujiwara no Koremasa)
  2. pp. 275-277
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  1. POEM 46. Sone no Yoshitada
  2. pp. 278-280
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  1. POEM 47. Master of the Law Egyō
  2. pp. 281-283
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  1. POEM 48. Minamoto no Shigeyuki
  2. pp. 284-286
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  1. POEM 49. Ōnakatomi no Yoshinobu
  2. pp. 287-289
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  1. POEM 50. Fujiwara no Yoshitaka
  2. pp. 290-292
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  1. POEM 51. Lord Fujiwara no Sanekata
  2. pp. 293-295
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  1. POEM 52. Lord Fujiwara no Michinobu
  2. pp. 296-297
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  1. POEM 53. The Mother of Major Captain of the Right Michitsuna
  2. pp. 298-300
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  1. POEM 54. The Mother of the Supernumerary Grand Minister
  2. pp. 301-303
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  1. POEM 55. Major Counselor Kintō
  2. pp. 304-306
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  1. POEM 56. Izumi Shikibu
  2. pp. 307-309
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  1. POEM 57. Murasaki Shikibu
  2. pp. 310-312
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  1. POEM 58. Daini no Sanmi
  2. pp. 313-315
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  1. POEM 59. Akazome Emon
  2. pp. 316-318
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  1. POEM 60. Handmaid KoShikibu
  2. pp. 319-321
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  1. POEM 61. Ise no Tayū
  2. pp. 322-324
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  1. POEM 62. Sei Shōnagon
  2. pp. 325-327
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  1. POEM 63. Master of the Western Capital Michimasa
  2. pp. 328-330
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  1. POEM 64. Supernumerary Middle Counselor Sadayori
  2. pp. 331-333
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  1. POEM 65. Sagami
  2. pp. 334-336
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  1. POEM 66. Major Archbishop Gyōson
  2. pp. 337-339
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  1. POEM 67. The Suō Handmaid
  2. pp. 340-342
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  1. POEM 68. Retired Emperor Sanjō
  2. pp. 343-345
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  1. POEM 69. Master of the Law Nōin
  2. pp. 346-348
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  1. POEM 70. Master of the Law Ryōzen
  2. pp. 349-350
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  1. POEM 71. Major Counselor Tsunenobu
  2. pp. 351-353
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  1. POEM 72. Kii of Princess Yūshi’s Household
  2. pp. 354-356
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  1. POEM 73. Supernumerary Middle Counselor Masafusa
  2. pp. 357-359
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  1. POEM 74. Lord Minamoto no Toshiyori
  2. pp. 360-362
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  1. POEM 75. Fujiwara no Mototoshi
  2. pp. 363-365
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  1. POEM 76. Former Prime Minister and Chancellor, the Hosshōji Buddhist Novice (Fujiwara no Tadamichi)
  2. pp. 366-368
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  1. POEM 77. Retired Emperor Sutoku
  2. pp. 369-371
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  1. POEM 78. Minamoto no Kanemasa
  2. pp. 372-374
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  1. POEM 79. Master of the Western Capital Akisuke
  2. pp. 375-377
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  1. POEM 80. Horikawa of the Taikenmon In
  2. pp. 378-380
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  1. POEM 81. The Later Tokudaiji Minister of the Left (Fujiwara no Sanesada)
  2. pp. 381-382
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  1. POEM 82. Master of the Law Dōin
  2. pp. 383-385
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  1. POEM 83. Master of the Grand Empress’ Palace Shunzei
  2. pp. 386-388
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  1. POEM 84. Lord Fujiwara no Kiyosuke
  2. pp. 389-391
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  1. POEM 85. Master of the Law Shun’e
  2. pp. 392-394
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  1. POEM 86. Master of the Law Saigyō
  2. pp. 395-397
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  1. POEM 87. Master of the Law Jakuren
  2. pp. 398-399
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  1. POEM 88. The Steward of Kōkamon In
  2. pp. 400-402
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  1. POEM 89. Princess Shokushi
  2. pp. 403-405
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  1. POEM 90. Inpumon In no Tayū
  2. pp. 406-408
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  1. POEM 91. The GoKyōgoku Regent and Former Chancellor (Fujiwara no Yoshitsune)
  2. pp. 409-411
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  1. POEM 92. Sanuki of Nijō In
  2. pp. 412-414
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  1. POEM 93. The Kamakura Minister of the Right (Minamoto no Sanetomo)
  2. pp. 415-417
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  1. POEM 94. Consultant Masatsune
  2. pp. 418-420
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  1. POEM 95. Former Major Archbishop Jien
  2. pp. 421-423
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  1. POEM 96. The Former Chancellor and Lay Novice (Fujiwara no Kintsune)
  2. pp. 424-426
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  1. POEM 97. Supernumerary Middle Counselor Teika
  2. pp. 427-429
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  1. POEM 98. Ietaka of the Junior Second Rank
  2. pp. 430-433
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  1. POEM 99. Retired Emperor GoToba
  2. pp. 434-436
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  1. POEM 100. Retired Emperor Juntoku
  2. pp. 437-440
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  1. Appendixes
  2. pp. 441-448
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 449-474
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  1. Character Glossary
  2. pp. 475-486
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 487-498
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  1. Picture Credits
  2. pp. 499-502
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  1. Index of Poets and First Lines
  2. pp. 503-510
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  1. Subject Index
  2. pp. 511-522
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  1. About the Author
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  1. Image Plates
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780824863951
Related ISBN
9780824817053
MARC Record
OCLC
45843026
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-11
Language
English
Open Access
No
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