Schalow, Paul Gordon: A POETICS OF COURTLY MALE FRIENDSHIP IN HEIAN JAPAN. Honolulu, 2007. x, 219 pp. Illustrations. 23x16 cm. Cloth.
A study of Heian literature examining the suffering of noblemen and the literary record of their hopes for transcendence through friendship. Traces this theme which the author terms 'courtly male friendship' in five famous literary works of the period including The Tale of Genji.
Out of stock, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 575 in printed List 190.
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