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Vox
3.42
I read this in an edition for Japanese English learners that provided helpful notes like transliteration and translation of "Juggs" and an explanation...more
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May 15, 2012
 
Five Women Who Loved Love: Amorous Tales from 17th-Century Japan
3.47
It amuses me that deBary, the post-War apostle of Confucian Studies in the West, began his career translating the quintessential Genroku era pleasure...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Lady Chatterley's Lover
3.46
The sex gets most of the attention, but I was most struck by the bitter denunciation of the industrial impact on the countryside.
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Sep 16, 2011
 
The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei: Vol. One: The Gathering
3.89
A wonderful work in a vibrant translation!
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Dec 29, 2011
 
Lolita
3.85
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Sep 27, 2011
 
The Life of an Amorous Man
3.43
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Life of an Amorous Woman and Other Writings
3.83
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Sep 21, 2011
 
Lost Girls
3.58
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Sep 17, 2011
 
Little Birds
3.75
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Nov 26, 2012
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