9781873410646

An Artless Art - The Zen Aesthetic of Shiga Naoya: A Critical Study with Selected Translations

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    9781873410646

  • ISBN10:

    1873410646

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-02-25
  • Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon

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Summary

Shiga Naoya was a giant of Japanese literature but he is barely known outside Japan. This book is the first study of Shiga to explore in depth his affinities - both aesthetic and philosophic - with the long tradition of Zen art.

Table of Contents

PART ONE AN ARTLESS ART: The Zen Aesthetic of Shiga Naoya 3(116)
Introduction: The Importance of Shiga Naoya
5(10)
The Logic of Everyday Life
15(20)
The Natural Way of Death
35(27)
A Fire in the Heart
62(22)
An Artless Art, a Selfless Self
84(35)
PART TWO SELECTED TRANSLATIONS 119(120)
At Kinosaki
121(7)
Bonfire
128(11)
Manazuru
139(5)
Akanishi Kakita
144(17)
The Diary of Claudius
161(15)
Reconciliation
176(63)
Notes to Part One 239(12)
Bibliography 251(4)
Index 255

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