Overview:Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic) - Hagakure is a treatise on the samurai code written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai. It's a guide, organized as a loose collection of thoughts, on how samurai should conduct themselves. This philosophy--bushido, or "the way of the samurai"--is, according to Tsunetomo, essentially a Way of death or dying. This embracing of death with honor and courage is the core theme of Hagakure--and part of its allure. This edition, translated by the esteemed translator William Scott Wilson, is considered the definitive version of this classic. No other translator has so thoroughly and eruditely rendered this text into English. Wilson's introduction casts Hagakure in a different light than ever before. In Tsunetomo's time, the Way of death was a nuanced concept that related heavily to the Zen idea of the death of the ego. Wilson's introduction gives the historical and philosophical background for that more metaphorical reading of Hagakure, and through this lens, the classic takes on a fresh and nuanced appeal.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725646-9781611801873. It was written by the following authors: WILLIAM SCOTT WILSON. Book Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic), which can be read online, published by the company: Shambhala Publications Inc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Lifestyle, Sports Books, Health, History. The book was published on 2015-01-05 00:00:00. It has 416 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 142 g. File for download Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic) has PDF format and is called hagakure-shambhala-pocket-classic.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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