More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Usually Ships in 2-3 Business Days
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Starting at $11.34
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the Reprint edition with a publication date of 9/13/2010.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Zen and Japanese Cultureis one of the twentieth century's leading works on Zen, and a valuable source for those wishing to understand its concepts in the context of Japanese life and art. In simple, often poetic, language, Daisetz Suzuki describes his conception of Zen and its historical evolution. He connects Zen to the philosophy of the samurai, and subtly portrays the relationship between Zen and swordsmanship, haiku, tea ceremonies, and the Japanese love of nature. Suzuki's contemplative work is enhanced by anecdotes, poetry, and illustrations showing silk screens, calligraphy, and examples of architecture.Since its original publication in 1938, this important work has played a major role in shaping conceptions of Zen's influence on Japanese traditional arts. Richard Jaffe's introduction acquaints a new generation of readers with Suzuki's life and career in both Japan and America. Jaffe discusses howZen and Japanese Culturewas received upon its first publication and analyzes the book in light of contemporary criticism, especially by scholars of Japanese Buddhism.
Daisetz T. Suzuki (1870-1966) was Japan's foremost authority on Zen Buddhism and the author of more than one hundred books on the subject.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to the 2010 Edition||p. vii|
|List of Plates||p. xxxi|
|What Is Zen?||p. 1|
|General Remarks on Japanese Art Culture||p. 19|
|Zen and the Study of Confucianism||p. 39|
|Zen and the Samurai||p. 59|
|Zen and Swordsmanship I||p. 87|
|Zen and Swordsmanship II||p. 137|
|Zen and Haiku||p. 215|
|Zen and the Art of Tea I||p. 269|
|Zen and the Art of Tea II||p. 291|
|Rikyu and Other Teamen||p. 315|
|Love of Nature||p. 329|
|Two Mondo from the "Hekigan-shu"||p. 399|
|The Vimalakirti Sutra||p. 410|
|"Yama-uba," a No Play||p. 419|
|The Swordsman and the Cat||p. 428|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|