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Author: Mark A. Jones

silent study. Part of a broader cultural turn toward leisure as a new and necessary ideal of humane living, the promotion of the childlike child was an attempt to re- fashion the child’s life to alleviate the strain of academic preparation, to ignite a debate about modernity’s underside, and, among

In: Children as Treasures
Author: Doi Takeo

the original letter. They join Osumi in rejoicing that the matter is concluded forever, but Kenzo re- marks bitterly that nothing in life is ever settled. Kenzo's Homecoming We often hear of the difficulties of living abroad. It is no easy task to live in a totally different culture and to operate

In: The Psychological World of Natsume Sōseki

nation and society, his view of politics as a moral vocation, and his urge to self-sacrifice on behalf of a cause higher than himself were ideals motivating not only the patriots of the Restoration period but, as Kawakami's later life and thought demonstrated, such ideals continued to drive

In: Japanese Marxist
Author: Sechiyama Kaku

the housework. My girlfriend and I lived together when I was a graduate student. This was also a learning experience. Our life together gave me first-hand experience regarding the demands of feminism. At the time, my income as a part-time teacher at a junior college was very meager – certainly

In: Patriarchy in East Asia

29 CHAPTER TWO Entering Religious Life and First Alien Culture Contacts ––––––––––––––––– oOo ––––––––––––––––– Iannounced my decision to become a priest shortly before Igraduated from the Gymnasium, in 1926. The teacher in charge of our class one day inquired, which university twenty of us in the

In: Joseph Roggendorf - Between Different Cultures

in a temple surroundings.’ Fujima Fujiko, who was raised by her mother, an accomplished dancer, stated, ‘In my youth daily life always revolved around dance. Our dinner conversations inevitably drifted to dance – even though I do not believe it is good to discuss dance while eating.’ Japan’s Living

In: Perspectives on Social Memory in Japan

temples,” to pray for benefits for the enshrinee, see Ho Shu-yi, “Wan Ming de difangguan shengci,” 819–20. “The border people, thinking [ Sun An ] virtuous, erected for him a living shrine; at fixed times of year they pray for [ his ] long life”; 1561 BZ Xuanfu zhen zhi 34/63 (414), but the identical

In: Shrines to Living Men in the Ming Political Cosmos

summarize by saying that his life followed a pattern just as surely as did his many renga compositions. Leaving behind him a score of critical writings as well as several volumes of verse, he spent his professional life in travel between and among the estates of the mighty, where he earned his living as

In: The Road to Komatsubara