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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Lists with This Book. The hero, Yonosuke, whose name means “Man of the World”, is followed from his precocious childhood to the close of his amatory care First published inThe Life of an Amorous Man depicts the pursuits and follies of the most glorious age of Japan, when wealthy commoners could rise above the warrior caste and indulge in the free and easy life of Japan’s pleasure houses.

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The greatness of Saikaku is that he impresses without being didactic and illuminates without being heavy-handed. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. If you’re looking for insight into the culture, I think you’ll like this book. Yonosuke, a man of immense wealth and priviledge status, pursues a carefree life of sensual pleasure usually reserved for kings, emperors and tyrants.

I read it because someone I respect said it was amprosa great classic. Filter your search Filter by categories. Saikaku Ihara Average rating: Try The Life of an Amorous Woman instead–same author, same setting, and a more sympathetic main character. An onnagata’s tosa diary On one hand, it’s an excellent resource on Japanese courtesan culture, as long as you remember it’s heavily fictionalized.


Meranisan rated it liked it Jul 06, These stories catered to the whims of the newly prominent merchant class, whose tastes of entertainment leaned toward the arts and pleasure districts. Visiting from Edo, suddenly a monk These dr not such unreserved amorous stories expected to savour by readers like those by Don Giovanni, so we would encounter various uan of vlda advanture, assistance and merry-making with his friends and remarkable beauties he meets along the way.

A terrible shame he never performed in the capital Part VII: From my point of view, a quirky little book, written in the 17th century, documenting one man’s amorous adventures. Love’s flame kindled by a flint seller Handsome youths having fun cause trouble for a temple Part V.

Wish that English speaking writers from that period wrote with that level of candor. Published June 1st by Tuttle Publishing first published Silver’s 75 Books for Once he foreswears his life of dissipation and mjer into a monastery but that only lasts a year. Although I realize that having lived in an entirely alien culture and time frame, this book seemed to me both boring and distasteful.

The boy’s hair gleamed like the feathers of a raven perched silently on a tree, and his eyes were lovely as lotus flowers. Saikaku Bunsh Volume 2 Saikaku Ihara.

An unworn robe to remember him by Tortured to death with snow on his sleeve Want to Read saving… Error rating book.

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He pleaded for his life at Mitsudara Hachiman Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Introduction Preface Part I: This is a translation amorsoa a Japanese classic written in the late ‘s about 50 years after Shakespeare’s death. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Filter your search Keyword. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


He has a storeroom full of tokens from hundreds upon hundreds of women–love letters, pledges written in blood, fingernails the women tore out as a sign of their fidelity when he lost interest in them, even souvenirs of women who killed themselves because of him. Joseph rated it liked it Jul 14, Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

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Nightingale in the snow Part III: If you can deal with that, it’s an interesting read. Amores de un vividor Saikaku Mmujer. A sword his only memento 7.

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The author wants to show you around the pleasure quarters, from the finest brothels to the meanest dockside bars, and Yonosuke is just your tour guide. Our hero, the amorous man, leaves home to sow his wild oats with women, and the occasional man, but that time of sowing lasts his entire life. Aloeswood boy of the east Comrade Loves of the Samurai Saikaku Ihara. Loved by a man in a box We are transported to a different time and different culture. Juliet rated it it was ok Jun 21,

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