Even a Stone Buddha Can Talk: The Wit and Wisdom of Japanese Proverbs [EPUB]
12 February 2017, 17:21
2015 | EPUB | 12.52MB
The sequel to Even Monkeys Full from Trees offers another 100 new translations of insightful Japanese proverbs. Both instructional and fun, this collection is a perfect taste of Eastern philosophy for the Western palate.
Even Monkeys Fall From Trees: The Wit and Wisdom of Japanese Proverbs [EPUB]
12 February 2017, 17:18
2015 | EPUB | 19.99MB
Even Monkeys Fall From Trees: The Wit and Wisdom of Japanese Proverbs, with a foreword by Edward G. Seidensticker, is a collection of the hundred most common Japanese proverbs, with direct translations and their English equivalents.
A delightful window into the heart of everyday Japan, Even Monkeys Fall From Trees is an indispensable guide for the traveler, student, or businessman—or anyone curious about the culture of Japan.
Japanese Haiku: Its Essential Nature and History [EPUB]
08 February 2017, 15:01
2002 | EPUB | 1.72MB
This is the most authoritative and concise book on Japanese haiku available: what it is, how it developed, and how it is practiced in both Japanese and English.
While many haiku collections are available to Western readers, few books combine both translated haiku with haiku written originally in English, along with an analysis of individual poems and of the haiku form itself. Written by a leading scholar in the field—Kenneth Yasuda was the first American to receive a doctorate in Japanese literature from Tokyo University—Japanese Haiku has been widely acclaimed.