Tales of Tears and Laughter: Short Fiction of Medieval Japan

Paperback: $21.00
ISBN-13: 9780824815691
Published: August 1993

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256 pages
  • About the Book
  • The stories in this collection constitute just a small portion of a vast body of some four hundred short narratives known as otogizoshi. They represent a cross section of medieval Japan in its richness and complexity, a panoply of life teeming with all the possibilities and contradictions of the age.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Virginia Skord, Translator

    • Virginia Skord, Translator

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