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Poetry
  • Author:
    Donald Keene
  • ISBN:
    0870115758
  • ISBN13:
    978-0870115752
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  • Publisher:
    Kodansha USA Inc (August 1, 1983)
  • Pages:
    228 pages
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    Poetry
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Illuminates the wealth, themes, and character of Japanese literature from the fifteenth century to 1912 by introducing Western readers to the life, work, and literary style of twenty-one Japanese poets and writers. ISBN13: 9780870115752. Release Date: August 1983.

Donald Lawrence Keene (June 18, 1922 – February 24, 2019) was an American-born Japanese scholar, historian, teacher, writer and translator of Japanese literature. Keene was University Professor Emeritus and Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature at Columbia University, where he taught for over fifty years.

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He has received numerous honors in both the United States and Japan, and was recently elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Donald Keene, the 90-year-old scholar who has done more than anyone else to introduce Japanese literature to the West, is most widely celebrated for his translations and hefty anthologies of both ancient and modern Japanese literature.

Donald Keene (standing at center) pictured with Japanese-American subordinates during the time he was assigned in. .Courtesy Donald Keene Center Kashiwazaki). The war ended earlier than he expected, in August 1945.

Donald Keene (standing at center) pictured with Japanese-American subordinates during the time he was assigned in Okinawa as a translator and interpreter from April to July 1945.

Donald Keene is one of the foremost experts on Japanese literature and is responsible for pioneering Japanese studies in America. Donald Lawrence Keene was born on June 18, 1922 in New York City. A shy boy growing up on the streets Great Depression-era Brooklyn, his lack of ability in sports isolated him from other children, while his home situation was difficult due to the death of his sister and eventual separation of his parents at age 15.

Donald Keene, whose translations of Japanese literature into English and prodigious academic output helped define the study of.The Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture at Columbia University confirmed his death.

Donald Keene, whose translations of Japanese literature into English and prodigious academic output helped define the study of the subject and made him a celebrity in Japan, died on Sunday in Tokyo. He was 96. He had spent much of his career at Columbia. Dr. Keene devoted his life to Japan, and his efforts to communicate the country’s rich literary tradition to the world - and elucidate it to its own people - made him a superstar there.

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Pictures of Different People. series Tuttle Classics. In these fifty-four pieces you'll meet some household names-Mishima, Kawabata, Mifune, Kurosawa-and little-known neighborhood figures: the would-be geisha, the ex-boxer turned gangster, the scheming bar madame and the old man dying alone.

WORKS BY DONALD KEENE Published by Grove Press Anthology of Chinese Literature, Vo.

WORKS BY DONALD KEENE Published by Grove Press Anthology of Chinese Literature, Vol. I: From Early Times to the 14th Century (with Cyril Birch, e. Anthology of Japanese Literature.

Illuminates the wealth, themes, and character of Japanese literature from the fifteenth century to 1912 by introducing Western readers to the life, work, and literary style of twenty-one Japanese poets and writers