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    DescriptionDating from the eighth century and earlier, the Manyoshu is the oldest Japanese poetry anthology. The 1,000 poems chosen for this famous selection were chosen by a distinguished scholarly committee based on their poetic excellence, their role in revealing the Japanese national spirit and character, and their cultural and historical significance. Text is in English only.


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    Title
    1000 Poems from the Manyoshu
    Subtitle
    The Complete Nippon Gakujutsu Shinkokai Translation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Japanese Classics Translation Committee
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 362
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 472 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486439594
    ISBN 10: 0486439593
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCQ
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/JAPANS
    B&T General Subject: 640
    BISAC V2.8: POE001000, POE009000
    DC21: 895.611
    DC22: 895.6/11, 895.611
    LC classification: PL758.15 . A3 2005
    Thema V1.0: DCQ
    Illustrations note
    5 maps
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    25 March 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    Dating from the 8th century and earlier, the "Manyoshu" is the oldest Japanese poetry anthology; it is also widely considered to be the best. The 1,000 poems (out of a total of more than 4,500) in this famous selection were chosen by a distinguished scholarly committee based on their poetic excellence, their role in revealing the Japanese national spirit and character, and their cultural and historical significance. The acclaimed translations artfully preserve the simplicity and direct quality of the originals, and encompass an enormous range of human emotions and experiences. Text is in English only.