the great mirror of male love

The Great Mirror of Male Love – Wikipedia

The Great Mirror of Male Love. The Great Mirror of Male Love (男色大鏡 Nanshoku Ōkagami), with the subtitle The Custom of Boy Love in Our Land (本朝若風俗 Honchō Waka Fūzoku) is a collection of homosexuality stories by Ihara Saikaku, published in 1687. The collection belongs to Ihara’s floating world genre of Japanese literature (浮世草子 Ukiyo-zōshi),

The Great Mirror of Male Love Paperback – amazon.com

“Great Mirror of Male Love” is Saikaku’s longest work, and we would probably recognize it as his best, if homophobic critrics had not been throwing dust in our eyes for a century or more. It does not have a continuous plot–it is a collection of what we moderns would call “short-short stories” rather than a novel.

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The Great Mirror of Male Love by Saikaku Ihara – Goodreads

The Great Mirror of Male Love. As a popular writer, Saikaku wanted to entertain his readership. When he undertook the writing of Nanshoku okagami in 1687, it was with the express purpose of extending his readership and satisfying his ambition to be published in the three major cities of …

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Amazon.com: Customer reviews: The Great Mirror of Male Love

“Great Mirror of Male Love” is Saikaku’s longest work, and we would probably recognize it as his best, if homophobic critrics had not been throwing dust in our eyes for a century or more. It does not have a continuous plot–it is a collection of what we moderns would call “short-short stories” rather than a novel.

4.3/5(10)

Reflections on *The Great Mirror of Male Love* – Queer Sci Fi

For writers and readers, here is the third in a series of book reviews, on tales of same-sex love (“nanshoku”) in Japan. I hope that you enjoy it. Reflections on The Great Mirror of Male Love, by Ihara Saikaku. J. Comer. Reading a text from another place, and from another time always challenges the …

The Great Mirror of Male Love (book) – BoyWiki

The Great Mirror of Male Love (男色大鑑 Nanshoku Ōkagami), with the subtitle The Custom of Boy Love in Our Land (本朝若風俗 Honchō Waka Fūzoku) is a collection of stories by Ihara Saikaku, published in …

9780804718950: The Great Mirror of Male Love – AbeBooks

The first complete translation of Nanshoku okagami by Ihara Saikaku (1642-93), this is a collection of 40 stories describing homosexual love affairs between samurai men and boys and between young kabuki actors and their middle-class patrons.

The Great Mirror of Male Love Quotes by Saikaku Ihara

The Great Mirror of Male Love Quotes. The boy’s hair gleamed like the feathers of a raven perched silently on a tree, and his eyes were lovely as lotus flowers. One by one his other qualities became apparent, from his nightingale voice to his gentle disposition, as obedient and true as a plum blossom.” ― Saikaku Ihara , The Great Mirror of Male Love.