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Conversations with ShōtetsuTranslated by Robert H. Brower; With an Introduction and Notes by Steven D. Carter 1992 Open access edition funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities / Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Humanities Open Book Program
The last project of the late Robert H. Brower, Conversations with Shôtetsu provides a translation of the complete Nihon koten bungaku taikei text, as edited by Hisamatsu Sen'ichi. Steven D. Carter has annotated the translation and provided an introduction that details Shôtetsu's life, his place in the poetic circles of his day, and the relationship of his work to the larger poetic tradition of medieval Japan.
Conversations with Shōtetsu is important reading for anyone interested in medieval Japanese literature and culture, in poetry, and in aesthetics. It provides a unique look at the literary world of late medieval Japan.
- Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies
- 978-0-939512-43-0 (hardcover)
- 978-0-472-90157-9 (open access)
- 978-0-472-03815-2 (paper)
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