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Yoshida kenko, the author of essays in idleness, incorporated his japanese culture and buddhist beliefs in his work he emphasized and accepted the perishability and. Tsurezuregusa (徒然草, essays in idleness, also known as the harvest of leisure) is a collection of essays written by the japanese monk yoshida kenkō between 1330. Buy essays in idleness by yoshida kenko (isbn: 9781596050624) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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