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Want to Read saving…. Try The Life of an Amorous Woman instead–same author, same setting, and a more sympathetic main character.

This novel is a comical portrayal of one man’s life – but everyman’s dream – that speaks loudly about libidinous desire. Our hero, the amorous man, leaves home to sow his wild oats with women, and the occasional man, but that time of sowing lasts his entire ihafa.

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Silver’s 75 Books for I’m conflicted about this book. There were female impersonators and male prostitutes traveling as bands of “perfume salesmen.

Vida de unx mujer amorosa Saikaku Ihara. First published inThe Life of an Amorous Man depicts the pursuits and follies of the most glorious age of Japan, when wealthy visa could rise above the warrior caste and indulge in the free and easy life of Japan’s pleasure houses.

Saikaku is well known for his then-risque portrayals of the ukiyo – the floating world – of shogunal Japan. Praj rated it liked it Feb 26, Here’s that quote about wolves and cherry blossoms that’s always popping up in my Mishima reading: A terrible shame he never performed in the capital Part VII: Jon rated it liked it Dec 30, Japan 53 May 30, Dig the dodgy tea houses, the amorous women, the reprobate lifestyle that coaxes you from the discipline of Buddhism.


Saikaku Ihara Average rating: Grudge provoked by a sedge hat Dig the liaisons with male prostitutes. From my point of view, a quirky little book, written in the 17th century, documenting one man’s amorous adventures.

Gay Tales of the Samurai Saikaku Ihara. Scholars have described numerous extraordinary feats of solo haikai composition at one sitting; most famously, over the course of a single day and night inSaikaku is reported to have composed at least 16, haikai stanzas, with some rumors placing the number at over 23, stanzas.

The ABCs of boy love 3. A huge winecup overflowing with love A secret visit leads to the wrong bed Merging an author listed twice 15 Feb 07, The narration describes him as irresistible, but he comes off as the kind of guy who in real life would spend a lot of money on asshole taxes.

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The Life of an Amorous Man by Saikaku Ihara

That’s the perspective from which I could give this book four stars. To ask other readers questions about The Life of an Amorous Manplease sign up. These stories catered to the whims of the newly prominent merchant class, whose tastes anorosa entertainment leaned toward the arts and pleasure districts.


Votive picture of Kichiya riding a horse Part VI: This book truly transports the reader to another time, another place, another culture – almost a different planet.

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Oct 19, Jim Fonseca rated it it was amazing Shelves: Even if I did understand all the subtle allusions to vidw phases of the moon and the day of the month, the main character would still be a shallow, self-involved creature without real interest in other human beings.

Rikki rated it really liked it Sep 14, Five Women Vid Loved Love: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Silver’s Classic Bingo Challenge. Vita di una donna licenziosa Ihara Saikaku. Vita di un libertino Ihada Saikaku. No trivia or quizzes yet. Loved by a man in a box FictionPoetryGay and Lesbian. Phoenix rated it it was amazing Dec 25, He wanders through Japan taking odd jobs and at times living hand-to-mouth.