Book Announcement: Yoshino

YoshinoNow available: a brand-new anthology of poetry and prose about Yoshino in Nara prefecture, ranging from Kakinomoto Hitomaro to Tanizaki Junichiro; taking in Saigyo, Matsuo Basho and Ueda Akinari, and followed by a lively travel story which asks whether history can ever be separated from myth in such a place… Illustrated throughout with magnificent large-size photographs by Cuny Janssen, one of the most renowned Dutch photographers. The anthology is available from Cuny’s own website in a Dutch and an English-language version, and it can be browsed here:

http://www.cunyjanssen.nl/p/47.html?m=8&product_id=54i

http://www.snoeck.de/book/167/Cuny-Janssen%3A-Yoshino

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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