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Recasting the Past : An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children (Hardcover) (Laura Moretti)

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In 2012 in the British Library, Moretti ran across a Japanese book from the Edo period (1600-1868) , a children's version of the many retellings of the 10th-century courtly tale . In itself it is not a canonical text nor particularly extraordinary product of early Japanese publishing industry, she says, but she explores a number of questions that her examination of it prompted. She presents a diplomatic transcript and translation, and discusses such matters as an early modern Japanese equivalent to European chapbooks, questions of genre, the interplay of text and image, and early modern Japanese children's literature. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 119
Genre: Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Laura Moretti
Language: English
Street Date: December 12, 2016
TCIN: 52420996
UPC: 9789004337138
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-5911
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