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Five women who loved love by Ihara, Saikaku

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Published by New English Library in London .
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This translation of Ko shoku gonin onna originally published: New York: Tuttle, 1956.

Statementtranslated from the Japaneseby Wm. Theodore de Bary.
SeriesFour square classics -- 1025
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Open LibraryOL13965320M

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  Five Women Who Loved Love: Amorous Tales from 17th-Century Japan 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews. A classic of its time - five stories from medieval Japan translated into English. As much fun for it's footnotes explaining cultural references as for the actual : Five Women Who Loved Love, story collection written by Ihara Saikaku, published in Japanese in as Kōshoku gonin onna and considered a masterwork of the Tokugawa period (–). Five Women Who Loved Love is composed of five separate tales, each divided into five individually titled chapters. Like in his The Life of an Amorous Man and This Scheming World (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature), "Five Women who Loved Love" is about these average folks, specifically of the lives of five woman who were so bold as to seek love and pleasure, in spite of social attitudes about such things. They are not always admirable women, and their loves are not always beautiful/5(9). This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Five Women Who Loved Love by Hirayama Tōgo. First published in , Five Women Who Loved Love is a classic of Japanese literature. The work, which consists of five short stories, was written by the renowned poet Ihara Saikaku .

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