A. Critical and Comparative Studies

22. Ennis, Thomas. ‘Japan in the Literature of England’. Eastern World 9/12 (1955): 35-36.

A brief but knowledgeable overview of British literary interest in Japan from the sixteenth century through the first third of the twentieth, with reference to the importance of works by Nitobe Inazô (1862-1933, author of the widely-influential Bushido: The Soul of Japan [1900]) and Okakura (see D16) in providing information of the country, and to the work of Edwin Arnold (see CA1), Binyon, Blunden, Masefield (see CA5), Noyes (see CA2), Plomer, and Yeats.






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