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The Missionary and the Libertine

Love and War in East and West

by Ian Buruma

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7426325M
ISBN 100375705376
ISBN 109780375705373
OCLC/WorldCa47999222

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Cool, informed historical primer from journalist-novelist Buruma (The Missionary and the Libertine, , etc.), tracing Japan from its opening to the West in through its transformation into a militaristic state to its reemergence as a peaceful, pacifistic host of the start to finish, this concise narrative unfolds in dense ironies. The Libertine may refer to. The Libertine, directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile; The Libertine, French film; The Libertine, starring Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, Samantha Morton, and Rosamund Pike "The Libertine" (song), a song by Patrick Wolf The Libertines, a British rock band. The Libertines, a album by The Libertines; The Libertine, by Michael Nyman for the film.

  In his new book, ''The Missionary and the Libertine,'' he reproduces essays that have appeared elsewhere -- most often in The New York Review of Books -- Author: Richard Bernstein. Build-in Book Search. Search results for: ''Libertine'' The Undoing of a Libertine A Libertine Jeremy Greymont certainly qualifies. ‘Sex rough and women loose’ is his credo—one he’s always taken very seriously, with no deference whatsoever to the society into which he’s been born. He’s been perfectly content milling along.


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Buruma is a /5(5). The Missionary and the Libertine I first saw the East in The East is of course a vague notion, for it is imaginary as much as geographical or historical.

I am concerned here with the imaginary East. In a Japanese theater group called the Tenjo Sajiki came to Amsterdam, where I was living at the : THE MISSIONARY AND THE LIBERTINE: Love and War in East and West User Review - Kirkus.

In this scattershot collection, Buruma (Anglomania,etc.) examines a. The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West Ian Buruma, Author Random House (NY) $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Buruma’s dichotomy of “missionary and libertine” sums up contrasting Orientalist misperceptions of the Far East: at the extremes, Westerners often viewed Asian countries as zones of guilt-free eroticism and, on the other hand, as places in need of the bracing discipline of Western morality.

In twenty-five illuminating, often humorous essays, The Missionary and the Libertine shows us why Buruma's reputation for writing the most compelling commentary on the faultlines of the East-West divide is so secure.

The Missionary and the Libertine 作者: Ian Buruma 出版社: Faber and Faber 副标题: Love and War in East and West 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Paperback ISBN: The Libertine (book) The Libertine is an English novel by Charlotte Dacre, written under the pseudonym Rosa Matilda.

This was her third novel, published in four parts and collected into a single volume. It follows similar themes to Zofloya around the impact of female desire and : Charlotte Dacre - pseudonym "Rosa Matilda". In twenty-five illuminating, often humorous essays, The Missionary and the Libertine shows us why Buruma's reputation for writing the most compelling commentary.

Books shelved as libertine: Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Justine, or The Misfortunes of Virtue by Marquis de Sade, Venus in Fu. About The Missionary and the Libertine From Naipaul’s India to the last days of Hong Kong, and from the ghosts of Pearl Harbor to Benazir Bhutto, Buruma delivers an engaging and incisive look at the ways East and West understand–and misunderstand–each other.

THE MISSIONARY AND THE LIBERTINE: LOVE AND WAR IN EAST AND WEST (ESSENTIAL ASIA SERIES) Faber and Faber, Paperback. Book Condition: New. Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Read PDF The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (Essential Asia Series) Authored by Ian Buruma Released at The Missionary and the Libertine "The diversity of Buruma's cultural references and the wit and acuity with which he uses them make these essays refreshingly entertaining and intelligent.

Buruma is a Format: Ebook. The struggle between missionary and libertine goes beyond the psychology of individuals. Or, to put it in another way, the personal and the political intersect.

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The missionary and the libertine: love and war in East and West. [Ian Buruma] -- "In these humorous and enlightening essays, Buruma describes the last days of Hong Kong, the showbiz politics of the Philippines, the chauvinism of the Seoul Olympics, the sinister genius of Lee Kuan.

In this volume, the journalist and writer Buruma has collected his recent writings on the cultural encounter between East and West. Most are gems of literary criticism on Asian authors, from Yukio Mishima and Nagisa Oshima to N. Chaudhuri and V. Naipaul. Other chapters offer insightful profiles of political leaders such as Corazon Aquino and Benazir Bhutto and penetrating discussions of Author: Lucian W.

Pye. The Libertine is a British-Australian drama film, the first film directed by Laurence was adapted by Stephen Jeffreys from his play of the same name, starring Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, Samantha Morton and Rosamund by: Michael Nyman.The essays collected in The Missionary and the Libertine chronicle Buruma's sobering discovery that Asians often have equally distorted visions of the West.

In these humorous and enlightening essays, Buruma describes the last days of Hong Kong, the showbiz politics of the Philippines, the chauvinism of the Seoul Olympics, the sinister genius of /5(1).

"The Missionary and the Libertine," an eclectic collection of essays by Ian Buruma, remains as readable today as when it was first published in