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Japanese Prints   By: (1886-1950)

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TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES The letter o with a macron is represented as o[u].

Japanese Prints

By John Gould Fletcher Japanese Prints Goblins and Pagodas Irradiations: Sand and Spray


"Of what is she dreaming? Of long nights lit with orange lanterns, Of wine cups and compliments and kisses of the two sword men."

Japanese Prints


John Gould Fletcher

With Illustrations By Dorothy Pulis Lathrop


Boston The Four Seas Company 1918

Copyright, 1918, by The Four Seas Company

The Four Seas Press Boston, Mass., U.S.A.

To My Wife

Granted this dew drop world be but a dew drop world, This granted, yet

Table of Contents



Lovers Embracing 21 A Picnic Under the Cherry Trees 22 Court Lady Standing Under Cherry Tree 23 Court Lady Standing Under a Plum Tree 24 A Beautiful Woman 25 A Reading 26 An Actor as a Dancing Girl 27 Josan No Miya 28 An Oiran and Her Kamuso 29 Two Ways Of Love 30 Kurenai ye or "Red Picture" 31 A Woman Standing by a Gate with an Umbrella 32 Scene from a Drama 33 A Woman in Winter Costume 34 A Pedlar 35 Kiyonobu and Kiyomasu Contrasted 36 An Actor 37


Memory and Forgetting 41 Pillar Print, Masonobu 42 The Young Daimyo 43 Masonubu Early 44 The Beautiful Geisha 45 A Young Girl 46 The Heavenly Poetesses 47 The Old Love and The New 48 Fugitive Thoughts 49 Disappointment 50 The Traitor 51 The Fop 52 Changing Love 53 In Exile 54 The True Conqueror 55 Spring Love 56 The Endless Lament 57 Toyonobu. Exile's Return 58 Wind and Chrysanthemum 59 The Endless Pilgrimage 60


The Clouds 63 Two Ladies Contrasted 64 A Night Festival 65 Distant Coasts 66 On the Banks of the Sumida 67 Yoshiwara Festival 68 Sharaku Dreams 69 A Life 70 Dead Thoughts 71 A Comparison 72 Mutability 73 Despair 74 The Lonely Grave 75

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