Booklover Recently (as in the past year and a half) I have been in a reading slump. I read here and there but haven’t been striving to read as much. This is kinda silly as I am studying Creative Writing and should be reading every day, thriving on literature. This hasn’t really kicked in yet.So, I would like to offer a prize? rather a you help me, I help you? Ishida Eiichirō Ishida Eiichirō (石田 英一郞?, June 13, 1903 – November 9, 1968) was a Japanese student of folklore. He became a communist at an early age, and was convicted under the Peace Preservation Law in 1928 and sentenced to five years jail. During his term of incarceration, he read widely, both in the Chinese classics and Western anthropology. On his release in 1934, he attended a lecture by the doyen of folklore studies, Yanagita Kunio, where he became acquainted with Oka Masao, who had just returned from completing a degree in ethnology at Vienna University. Through Oka's offices he was introduced to, and married, a granddaughter of Yanagita's older brother.
Project Gutenberg On August 26 2020, the Project Gutenberg website underwent some major changes. These changes had been previewed since early 2020, and visitors to the old site were invited to try the new site, including giving input via a brief survey. The old site is no longer available. If you found yourself on this page unexpectedly, it is because an old page was redirected here. Please use the navigation menus at the top of the page to find what you were looking for. Centre de recherche sur les civilisations de l’Asie orientale - CRCAO - Matthias HAYEK Thèmes de recherche Histoire et sociologie des croyances japonaises Histoire sociale des savoirs du Japon moderne (XVIIe-XIXe siècle) Publications principales The Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookstore Link: We just published our first Travel Book Argentinians are a famously literary people. In coffee shops, parks, on the bus and even while walking down city streets, their heads are often buried in a book. So it’s only fitting that Buenos Aires can lay claim to one of the world’s most incredible book stores: the Ateneo Grand Splendid. Soon after we arrived, Jürgen asked what I wanted to do first in Buenos Aires.
Minakata Kumagusu Minakata in the USA in 1891 Minakata Kumagusu (南方 熊楠?, April 15, 1867 – December 29, 1941) was a Japanese author and naturalist. Biography Minakata was born in Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. In 1883, he moved to Tokyo, where he entered the preparatory school Kyōryū Gakkō. Manga farming 12 Apr 2010 Tokyo-based artist Koshi Kawachi recently demonstrated his "Manga Farming" technique -- which uses old manga as a growing medium for vegetables -- by cultivating a crop of radish sprouts in an installation at the Matsuzakaya department store in Nagoya. [Link: Koshi Kawachi]
Kunio Yanagita Kunio Yanagita (柳田 國男, Yanagita Kunio?, July 31, 1875 – August 8, 1962) was a Japanese scholar who is often known as the father of Japanese native folkloristics, or minzokugaku. Yanagita's focus on local traditions was part of a larger effort to insert the lives of commoners into narratives of Japanese history. He argued that historical narratives were typically dominated by events pertaining to rulers and high-ranking officials. 50 Most Influential Books of the Last 50 (or so) Years In compiling the books on this list, the editors at SuperScholar have tried to provide a window into the culture of the last 50 years. Ideally, if you read every book on this list, you will know how we got to where we are today. Not all the books on this list are “great.” The criterion for inclusion was not greatness but INFLUENCE.
Archive Library Lets You Roll Your Books Home Bookworms know that it isn’t easy to live a mobile life with a massive book collection. If you’re not quite ready to donate excess texts or replace them with electronic versions, David Garcia Studio offers an innovative solution: Archive II, a circular bookshelf propelled by walking that is currently on exhibition at Denmark’s University of Roskilde Main Library. The bookshelf isn’t ideal for long trips, but we can’t think of a better solution if you need to, say, move down the street.