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Yoshida kenkō (吉田 兼好, 1284 – 1350) was a japanese author and buddhist monk his most famous work is tsurezuregusa (essays in idleness), one of the most. Essays in idleness (tsurezuregusa), written by yoshida kenko in the latter half of the kamakura period, is regarded, with the pillow book (makura no soshi) and an. Essays in idleness - kindle edition by yoshida kenko, george bailey sansom download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features. Essays in idleness by yoshida kenko, 9780141192109, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Essays in idleness the tsurezuregusa of kenko by kenko available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews written sometime between 1330and.
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