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Macmillan, 319 pp., £20, September 1979, 0 333 19882 4Show More
A History of Japanese Literature. Vol. II: The Years of Isolation by Shuichi Kato, translated by Don Sanderson.
Macmillan, 230 pp., £20, October 1983, 0 333 22088 9Show More
A History of Japanese Literature. Vol. III: The Modern Years by Shuichi Kato, translated by Don Sanderson.
Macmillan, 307 pp., £20, October 1983, 0 333 34133 3Show More
World within Walls by Donald Keene.
Secker, 624 pp., £15, January 1977, 0 436 23266 9Show More
Modern Japanese Poets and the Nature of Literature by Makoto Ueda.
Stanford, 451 pp., $28.50, September 1983, 0 8047 1166 6Show More
Low City, High City: Tokyo from Edo to the Earthquake by Edward Seidensticker.
Allen Lane, 302 pp., £16.95, September 1983, 0 7139 1597 8Show More
“... for dead. The last full-scale history of English literature that anybody has bothered over was David Daiches’s two-volume Critical History of English Literature. When it appeared, in 1960, it was thought gallant but defeated. For a successful history of English from a single pen, we must no doubt go back to Saintsbury, who is still readable. There is ...”