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The Love of the Samurai

A Thousand Years of Japanese Homosexuality

by Tsuneo Watanabe

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Gay Men"s Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Gay studies (Gay men),
  • Social history,
  • Erotica - General,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Fiction - Adult,
  • History: World,
  • Japan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8299412M
    ISBN 100854491155
    ISBN 109780854491155


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The Love of the Samurai: A Thousand Years of Japanese Homosexuality Hardcover – January 1, by Tsuneo Watanabe (Author), Jun'Ichi Iwata (Author)/5(3). The Love of the Samurai book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Examines the deeply embedded culture of homosexuality in Japanese /5(1). Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Try it now. The Love of Chigo in the World of the Monks. Love of the Samurai: a thousand years of Japanese homosexuality: Authors: Tsuneo Watanabe, Junʼichi Iwata. The Love of the Samurai: A Thousand Years of Japanese Homosexuality [Hardcover] Watanabe, Tsuneo and Iwata, Jun'Ichi Watanabe, Tsuneo; Iwata, Jun'Ichi /5(16).

51 rows  Better World Books via United States: Hardcover, ISBN Publisher: Heretic /5(16). “Love of the samurai” Toshiro Mifune, the popular actor famed for his characterizations of quick-witted, taciturn samurai, never uttered a word about it.

Akira Kurosawa, the well-known movie director, kept inscrutably mum. Samurai was a history book I have been trying to find for years. It is one of Turnbll's best book on the Samurai. It provides a good general overview on Japan's military history and has many gorgeous pictures and descriptions of Samurai battles.

I recommend this book/5(14). The book is one of the samurai treatises but as opposed to some others in the same area, works a bit differently - it is a collection of thoughts, rather than a concise guide.

The translator selected out of the original and while most work well, it is hard to say if the complete set would make more by:   The Book of Samurai series presents the lost arts of the samurai in the English language for the first time.

Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami have brought the teachings of the famed samurai school Natori-Ry. back to life through The Book of Samurai series, and present the lost arts of the samurai in the English language for the first time/5(62). The samurai of the book’s title is a simple peasant farmer.

He and his companions hardly know why they’ve been chosen for this expedition and yet they also know better than to argue.

The Catholic priest assigned as interpreter for the voyage is ambitious, zealous, and officious.4/5. In old Japan, sexual love among the samurai was permissible, and often matured into lifelong companionships.

Comrade Loves of the Samurai touches the subject of both normal and abnormal love with honesty and tenderness. Paperback, pages Published April 15th by Tuttle Publishing (first published )/5. Saturated with historical detail, The Samurai's Heart is a timeless story of love, loyalty and faith." - New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee "Walt Mussell has penned a stunning story of action and adventure, romance and heartbreak, inspiration and intrigue/5(66).

This book was written by Tsunetomo Yamamoto who even though didn't live during the most influential time of the Samurai did his research and was well informed, I simply love his application of bushido (code of the samurai) to real life situations and he is defiantly one of the better writers of the Japanese masters/5(25).

The Love of the Samurai by Tsuneo Watanabe,available at Book Depository with free The Love of the Samurai book worldwide/5(17). The Book of Samurai series presents the lost arts of the samurai in the English language for the first time.

Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami have brought the teachings of the famed samurai school Natori-Ryū back to life through The Book of Samurai series, and present the lost arts of the samurai in the English language for the first : Watkins Media. The book was written after years of peace in Japan, when the samurai class was transforming into an administrative class.

Yes, that's right -- the author was some pencil-pusher for the state. This doesn't mean it isn't an interesting book/5. Content. The book records Tsunetomo's views on bushido, the warrior code of the samurai.

Hagakure is sometimes said to assert that bushido is really the "Way of Dying" or living as though one was already dead, and that a samurai must be willing to die at any moment in order to be true to his saying "the way of the warrior is death" was a summation of the willingness to sacrifice that.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Voie des Éphèbes. Description: pages: illustrations: Contents: Jesuit Missionaries Against the Sin of Sodom --The Love of Chigo in the World of the Monks --The Love of Wakashu in the World of the Samurai --The Love of Boys in the Titles.

THE WAYS OF THE SAMURAI digs beneath the myth and reveals a truth even more amazing about the men who practiced a discipline drawn from Zen and Confucian ethics - bushido, the way of the warrior. THE WAYS OF THE SAMURAI presents all aspects of a Samurai's life: from training and culture to armour and weapons.3/5(1).

Presented here in one volume are three of the seminal texts relating to the Japanese 'Way of the Samurai', essential reading for anyone interested in the Samurai culture of Japan. 'Go Rin No Sho', or 'The Book of Five Rings' is a famous text written by the swordsman Miyamoto Musashi inconcerning Martial Arts, in particular Kenjitsu and Price: $ the Samurai Warrior Th e warrior culture of the Japanese samurai caste, emerging from centuries of civil war and martial law, produced a complex blend of philosophy and self-discipline now called Bushido, the Way of the Warrior.

Th is name is a combination of terms for samurai train-ing systems coined in the 17th century, when the third dynasty of. Comrade Loves of the Samurai: Songs of the Geishas (English, French and Japanese Edition) by Mathers, E.

Powys,Ihara, Saikaku and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The book is beautifully presented, with drawings by Manjiro, quotations from Hagakure: Book of the Samurai, and extensive supporting material.

Continue reading Show 4/5. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Watanabe, Tsuneo. Love of the Samurai.

London: Gay Men's Press, (OCoLC)   The Last Samurai is an original work of brilliance about, in part, the limits of brilliance. Time. The book has been a great source of motivation for me. I must outdo Ludo, because he is younger than I am but smarter than I am.

My father says that this is ridiculous, as Ludo is a fictional : New Directions Publishing Corporation. Originally published as Bushido, The Way of the Samurai, has become a book like The Art of War: a classic with information that was created as a guide for the life of the literal warrior, but has become lifestyle reading for the martial artist, the yoga practioner, and the businessperson in the 21st century.

Nitobe details the sources of the Brand: Arcturus Publishing. The Book of the sword is filled with highs and lows, she weaves a very emotional tail. I highly recommend reading the Samurai Girl series, if you like a bad ass heroine, Japanese culture, and or anime you'll be sure to love this series/5.

All this and he still has his mortal enemy Dokugan Ryu "Dragon Eye" to contend with. I love the way Jack progresses throughout the book in his training both mentally and physically. This is a great book for any martial arts fan or practitioner. I love Jack's progress through /5(39). The Seven Samurai stands as a superbly human epic and a glorious celebration of the cinematic experience.

Barnes & Noble - Steve Futterman Widely considered one of the greatest films ever made, Seven Samurai was both the apex of Akira Kurosawa's long career and the high-water mark of the Japanese period drama/5(48). Heart of a Samurai Summary Here's how things go: Manjiro, a teenaged Japanese fisherman, and his pals get caught in a storm at sea, and wind up stranded on a deserted island.

Luckily, though, they get saved by an American ship—the John Howland —which is led by the good Captain Whitfield. Let’s move to the last of your books, which is also written by a samurai. Lust, Commerce, and Corruption is the title of the annotated version. It’s An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard by an Edo samurai using a pseudonym.

This is a book that was very, very famous in Japanese for a long time. Young Samurai is a series of martial arts/action-adventure stories written by Chris Bradford, set in 17th century Japan, following the exploits of an English boy, Jack Fletcher, as he strives to be the first gaijin samurai. Introduced by Puffin Books as their "All New Action Hero", Young Samurai has been described as a black-belt Young Bond, Artemis Fowl with swords or Percy Jackson with ninja.

Today I thought we would look at two stories. More exactly, two Samurai stories!. The first one is an old story often told by Mr. Otake Raisuke (master of the Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu, the oldest verified school of Japanese martial arts), which goes a little something like this.

A long time ago there was a young samurai and his fiancé who were deeply in love. Heart of a Samurai is a Newbery Honor Book. Accolades and Praise for Heart of a Samurai Newbery Honor Book New York Times Bestseller NPR Backseat Book Club pick "A terrifc biographical novel by Margi Preus." -Wall Street Journal *STARRED REVIEW*/5(36).

The Bushido Code: The Eight Virtues of the Samurai Tim Clark A Brief History of the Samurai The word samurai originallymeant“onewhoserves,”andreferredtomenofnoblebirth assigned to guard members of the Imperial Court. This service ethic spawned the roots of samurai nobility, both social and Size: KB.

A Brief History of Samurai Homosexuality When you hear the word Samurai I’m sure the first thing that springs to your mind isn’t anything remotely related to homosexuality, but love between two male samurai was not only widespread throughout Japan’s history but also encouraged.

This information comes from reviews of ancient literature by Watanabe and Iwata () in their book The Love of the Samurai: A Thousand Years of Japanese Homosexuality. While Samurai played a large part in the construction of this tradition, their role only lasted a short time compared to the thousand years of tradtion.

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Discover the sort of love that only happens in legends. or in the pages of a history book/5(K). British boy becomes samurai; exciting but violent.

Read Common Sense Media's The Way of the Warrior: Young Samurai, Book 1 review, age rating, and parents guide.4/5. Samurai, member of the Japanese warrior caste. The term samurai was originally used to denote the aristocratic warriors (bushi), but it came to apply to all the members of the warrior class that rose to power in the 12th century and dominated the Japanese government until the Meiji Restoration in Samurai with sword, c.

J. Paul.The Book of Five Rings 五輪書 A manual of samurai sword fighting by Miyamoto Musashi "Two Swords, One Spirit" Musashi is widely believed to have been the best swordsman in all of ancient Japan. He was a samurai master of the “two sword style,” using a short sword and a long sword. These books are from the teachings which Musashi.The Last Samurai () is the first novel by American writer Helen was sold in more than a dozen countries, withcopies sold in English.

It was reissued by New Directions in Author: Helen DeWitt.