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Japan and the culture of the four seasons

Haruo Shirane

Japan and the culture of the four seasons

nature, literature, and the arts

by Haruo Shirane

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seasons in literature,
  • Civilization,
  • Japanese literature,
  • Seasons in art,
  • History and criticism,
  • Philosophy of nature in literature,
  • Arts and society

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHaruo Shirane
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL721.S4 S55 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25025386M
    ISBN 109780231152808, 9780231526524
    LC Control Number2011033921


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