The Bridge of Dreams: A Poetics of the Tale of Genji


The Bridge of Dreams is a brilliant reading of The Tale of Genji that succeeds both as a sophisticated work of literary criticism and as an introduction this world masterpiece. Taking account of current literary theory and a long tradition of Japanese commentary, the author guides both the general reader and the specialist to a new appreciation of the structure and poetics of this complex and often seemingly baffling work.

Publisher: Stanford University Press

Date Published: 1989

Book Condition: Very good soft cover showing some minor edge wear to covers and a bump to bottom right front corner. A near fine copy internally.

ISBN: 0804717192

ISBN: 0804717192

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