Ugetsu Monogatari: Tales of Moonlight and Rain: A Complete English Version of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese Collection of Tales of the Supernatural

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ILLUSTRATIONS

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Part One: Concerning the Author
1. Formal portrait of Ueda Akinari, on silk, made in 1786 by Tosa Hidenobu. (Nara, Tenri Central Library.) Frontispiece
2.
Self-caricature of Ueda Akinari, inscribed with a light verse (kyōka). (Tenri; photograph courtesy of Kadokawa Shoten.) facing page 32
3.
Detail from caricature of Ueda Akinari, by Tomioka Tessai (1836-1924); probably inspired by the above. (Kyoto, Tomioka Masutarō.)32
4.
Waka verse, 'Through all the ages . . .' in the author's own hand. (Osaka, Fuji Fujio.)32
Part Two: Pictorial Supplement to the Translation
I. I WHITE PEAK
5.
'Once upon a time I began to journey.' Saigyō on his travels, from a picture scroll of the Kamakura period, Saigyō monogatari emaki, attributed to Tosa Tsunetaka. (Okayama, Ōhara Museum of Fine Art; National Treasure.)33
6.
'I passed through Naniwa of the falling reeds.' Painting by Reisei (or Okada) Tamechika (1823-64), 'Moonlight and Rain.' (Tokyo, Kosaka Junzō; from Kinsei meiga taikan; Important Cultural Property.)33
7.
'Here where one may see only the tracks of the wandering stag.' Painting by Matsumura Goshun (1752-1811). (Hyōgo, Itsuō Art Museum.)33
II. CHRYSANTHEMUM TRYST
8.
'In the hedges the wild chrysanthemums burst into bloom.' Painting by Yosa Buson (1716-84), 'The Pleasures of Autumn,' from an album made in 1771, in collaboration with Ike Taiga, 'Ten Conveniences and Ten Pleasures' (Jūben jūgi). (In the collection of the late Kawabata Yasunari; from Buson ihō; National Treasure.)112
III. THE HOUSE AMID THE THICKETS
9.
'He left and hurried toward the capital.' Painting by Yosa Buson. (Formerly in the collection of Mutō Sanji; from Buson gashū.)113

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 5
  • Translator's Foreword 9
  • Contents 13
  • Illustrations 15
  • Introduction 19
  • Notes on the Introduction 88
  • Volume One 97
  • Preface 97
  • I - White Peak (shiramine) 98
  • II - Chrysanthemum Tryst (kikuka No Chigiri) 109
  • Volume Two 121
  • III - The House Amid the Thickets (asaji Ga Yado) 121
  • IV - The Carp That Came to My Dream (muō No Rigyo) 132
  • Volume Three 139
  • V - Bird of Paradise (buppōsō) 139
  • VI - The Caldron of Kibitsu (kibitsu No Kama) 149
  • Volume Four 161
  • VII - The Lust of the White Serpent (jasei No In) 161
  • Volume Five 185
  • VIII - The Blue Hood (aozukin) 185
  • IX - Wealth and Poverty (himpuku-Ron) 194
  • Notes on the Text 207
  • Appendix 1 - Imperial Succession in the Twelfth Century 261
  • Select Bibliography 277
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