Tales of Days Gone By : Woodcuts By Naoko Matsubara

De Wolfe, Charles - Translator

Published by ALIS - Arts & Literature International Service, 2003
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64 pp. 27 colour and monochrome illustrations. "Tales of Days Gone By" is a selection of 17 stories from "Konjaku Monogatari-Shu", a 12th century collection of more than 1000 tales chosen and illustrated by woodblock prints by Naoko Matsubara. Translated by Charles De Wolfe. Includes map of medieval Japan. Internally clean without marks or additions. Cream paper covered boads with stamped titles printed in white on the front panel and backstrip. Minor bump at the head of the spine and denting to the edges of the boards from shelving. Colour illustrated dustjacket iis slightly shelf worn.(.600 g. / 1.32 lbs.) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Tales of Days Gone By is a selection of 17 stories from Konjaku Monogatari-shu, a 12th century collection of more than 1000 tales.The stories in this selection are divided into three categories: tales of women, tales of wonder, and tales of Buddhism. They were chosen and visualized in dynamic woodcuts by Naoko Matsubara.

About the Author: Naoko Matsubara has had over sixty exhibitions on three continents.Her work is in major public collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, British Museum, Cincinnati Art Museum, Royal Ontario Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art, and the White House.She lives in Canada.Charles De Wolf was educated in the United States, Europe, and East Asia.A professor of linguistics at Keio University, he is engaged in the study of historical linguistics and classical Japanese literature.He lives in Japan.

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Publisher: ALIS - Arts & Literature International Service
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First English Language Edition.

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