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Author Suzuki, Daisetz Teitaro, 1870-1966, author
鈴木Daisetz貞大郎, 1870-1966, author

Title Zen and Japanese culture / Daisetz T. Suzuki ; with a new introduction by Richard M. Jaffe
Edition First Princeton classic edition
Published Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2010
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2010
©2010

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Description xlv, 478 pages, 1 folded out plate : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Bollingen series
Bollingen series ; 64
Contents What is Zen? -- General remarks on Japanese art culture -- Zen and study of Confucianism -- Zen and the samurai -- Zen and swordsmanship I -- Zen and swordmanship II -- Zen and haiku -- Zen and the art of tea I -- Zen and the art of tea II -- Rikyū and other teamen -- Love of nature -- Appendices. Two mondo from the "Hekigan-shū" ; The Vimalakīrti Sūtra ; "Yama-uba," a Nō play ; The swordsman and the cat ; Chuang-tzǔ
Summary 'Zen and Japanese Culture' is one of the 20th century's leading works on Zen, and a valuable source for those wishing to understand its concepts in the context of Japanese life and art. In simple, often poetic, language, Daisetz Suzuki describes his conception of Zen and its historical evolution
Notes First ed. published in 1938 under title: Zen Buddhism and its influence on Japanese culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Philosophy, Japanese.
Zen Buddhism -- Japan -- History.
Japan -- Civilization -- Zen influences.
Author Jaffe, Richard M., 1954- author of introduction, etc
LC no. 2010927772
ISBN 0691144621
9780691144627