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Synopsis

Japanese Literature

Including Selections From
Genji Monogatari
And
Classical Poetry And Drama
Of Japan


WITH CRITICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES BY
EPIPHANIUS WILSON


REVISED EDITION
[ZHINGOORA BOOKS]

 

CONTENTS

GENJI MONOGATARI

Introduction
CHAPTER
I.   —The Chamber of Kiri
II.   —The Broom-like Tree
III.   —Beautiful Cicada
IV.   —Evening Glory
V.   —Young Violet
VI.   —Saffron Flower
VII.   —Maple Fête
VIII.   —Flower-Feast
IX.   —Hollyhock
X.   —Divine Tree
XI.   —Villa of Falling Flowers
XII.   —Exile at Suma
XIII.   —Exile at Akashi
XIV.   —The Beacon
XV.   —Overgrown Mugwort
XVI.   —Barrier House
XVII.   —Competitive Show of Pictures

CLASSICAL POETRY OF JAPAN
  
Introduction
Ballads—
      The Fisher-Boy Urashima
      On Seeing a Dead Body
      The Maiden of Unáhi
      The Grave of the Maiden of Unáhi
      The Maiden of Katsushika
      The Beggar's Complaint
      A Soldier's Regrets on Leaving Home

Love Songs—
      On Beholding the Mountain
      Love is Pain
      Hitomaro to His Mistress
      No Tidings
      Homeward
      The Maiden and the Dog
      Love is All
      Husband and Wife
      He Comes Not
      He and She
      The Pearls
      A Damsel Crossing a Bridge
      Secret Love
      The Omen
      A Maiden's Lament
      Rain and Snow
      Mount Mikash
      Evening
Elegies—
      On the Death of the Mikado Tenji
      On the Death of the Poet's Mistress
      Elegy on the Poet's Wife
      On the Death of Prince Hinami
      On the Death of the Nun Riguwañ
      On the Poet's Son, Furubi
      Short Stanza on the Same Occasion
Miscellaneous Poems—
      View from Mount Kago
      The Mikado's Bow
      Spring and Autumn
      Spring
      Recollections of My Children
      The Brook of Hatsúse
      Lines to a Friend
      A Very Ancient Ode
      The Bridge to Heaven
      Ode to the Cuckoo
      The Ascent of Mount Tsukúba
      Couplet
Short Stanzas

THE DRAMA OF JAPAN
  
Nakamitsu
Abstraction

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