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Essays in idleness was written around 1330 by yoshida kenkô buddhist beliefs were spreading in japan at this time and are reflected in the literature—such as. Tsurezuregusa is a collection of essays written by the japanese monk yoshida kenkō between essays in idleness: the tsurezure gusa of yoshida kenko.
The tsurezuregusa or essays in idleness of yoshida no keneyoshi (that is, kenko) is a posthumous collection of essays and aphorisms on disparate topics, .
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Around the year 1330, a poet and buddhist monk named kenko wrote essays in idleness (tsurezuregusa)—an eccentric, sedate and gemlike assemblage of his .
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Despite the turbulent times in which he lived, the buddhist priest kenkō met the world with a measured eye as emperor go-daigo fended off a challenge from. Essays in idleness by the tsurezuregusa of kenko selections translated by donald keene what a strange, demented feeling it gives.