Three Cornered World (Paperback)

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Description


The Three Cornered World is the novelistic expression of the contrast between the Western ethical view of reality and the Eastern ethical view by one of Japan's most beloved authors. Natsume Soseki tells of an artist who retreats to a country resort and becomes involved in a series of mysterious encounters with the owner's daughter. Intricately interwoven with the author's reflections on art and nature, conversations with Zen monks and writers of haiku, are a plethora of unique Japanese characters offering the reader an exquisite "word painting."

About the Author


Natsume Soseki (1867-1916), perhaps the greatest novelist if the Meiji period, remains one of the most widely read authors in Japan.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780895267689
ISBN-10: 0895267683
Publisher: Gateway Editions
Publication Date: November 1st, 1988
Pages: 184
Language: English