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The Art of Agnon

John Gross

Nov 3, 1966
Mandelbaum, in "Edo and Enam," the second story in the book.

The ‘Indescribable Fragrance’ of Youths

Ian Buruma

May 11, 2017
So the choice of beautiful youths, or wakashu, as the theme for an exhibition of Edo Period (1603–1868

The Shock of Intrusion

Christopher Benfey

Dec 6, 2007
He would not wait four days for a reply from the nearby city of Edo (now Tokyo); three days, he insisted

The Shogun’s Favorite Brit

Jonathan D. Spence

Apr 10, 2003
When that summer he moved to Edo, present-day Tokyo, where he also had a castle, he ordered the vessel

Tokyo Boogie-Woogie

Ian Buruma

Jun 28, 1990
such aficionado, the Tokyo correspondent of Le Monde, put it rather well in his distinguished book D'Edo

‘Rabu’ Conquers All

Ian Buruma

Sep 26, 1985
power of the emperor, a shadowy figure-head secluded in his Kyoto palace, and moving the capital to Edo

The Edo Lear

Lillian Vallee

Apr 24, 1986
In the Edo period, before the consolidation of the almost absolute power of the shogun in Kyoto, samurai

Chinese Shadows

Ian Buruma

Mar 24, 2005
Later, members of the raffish underworld in Edo and Osaka took pride in their outlaw status and sported

Myth-Maker of the Brothel (NYR Daily)

Ian Buruma

Jun 29, 2017
Of all the masters of the woodblock print in the Edo Period, Utamaro has the most colorful reputation

Before Edo (Letter)

James M. Diamond

Jun 12, 1986
This, he tells us, is "the Edo period, before the consolidation of the almost absolute power of the shogun