4 edition of Helen Waddell"s writings from Japan found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -71).
|Other titles||Writings from Japan|
|Statement||edited and introduced by David Burleigh.|
|Genre||Biography., Literary collections.|
|Contributions||Burleigh, David, 1950-|
|LC Classifications||PR6045.A16 Z478 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 165 p. :|
|Number of Pages||165|
|ISBN 10||0716527952, 0716533502|
|LC Control Number||2005275569|
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David Burleigh ‘In these days of rediscovering women writers it is high time we paid more attention to Helen Waddell, one of the last Burleigh, who has taught in Japan for many years, has done us a great service by collecting her undeservedly forgotten Japanese writings for the first time and showing us in a deft and knowledgeable Introduction just how.
Book Reviews Helen WaddelVs Writings from Japan. Edited and introduced by David Burleigh, Dublin and Portland Oregon: Irish Academic Press,xii+ pp. A good Helen Waddells writings from Japan book is often assumed to be self-effacing, a humble drudge who knows languages and who can simply shift an important text from one language to another.
But. The book is both a primer to Japan, and a description of pre-war Japan. As such, it describes aspects of Japanese life which still have contemporary value. It also, gives insights to the Japanese mentality going into World War II and reveals the unlikehood of Japan ever having any chance of success in the by: 1.
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David Burleigh's edition of Helen WaddelVs Writings from Japan is a welcome addition, providing us with previously unknown texts which shed a new light on the mature Waddell. Japan was all the rage in the late-Victorian West, but the Waddells were 'Japs born and bred', Helen the last and tenth child of an Ulster Presbyterian missionary in Tokyo.
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