Ugetsu Monogatari or Tales of Moonlight and Rain : A Complete English Version of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese collection of Tales of the Supernatural

Ugetsu Monogatari or Tales of Moonlight and Rain : A Complete English Version of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese collection of Tales of the Supernatural

Description

Ugetsu Monogatari, or Tales of Moonlight and Rain numbers among the best-loved Japanese classics. These nine illustrated tales of the supernatural from eighteenth-century Osaka combine popular appeal with a high literary standard. The author expressed his complex views on human life and society in simple yet poetic language. Akinari questioned the prevailing moral values and standards of his age whilst entertaining his readers with mystery and other-worldly occurrences. This is a reissue of Leon Zolbrod's definitive English translation of the work, first published in 1974.

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Details

Author(s)
Ueda Akinari
Format
Hardback | 280 pages
Dimensions
140 x 216 x 25.4mm | 476g
Publication date
07 Mar 2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint
ROUTLEDGE
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, map
ISBN10
0415618770
ISBN13
9780415618779