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Tri-lingual system proposed for world communications

Life Mar 28, 2010

Tri-lingual system proposed for world communications

May 15, 1939 Note: The writer of the following article, Ezra Loomis Pound, although not well-known in Japan, is one of the few foreigners who made enthusiastic introduction abroad of Japanese "Noh" plays and stands shoulder to shoulder with Ernest Fenollosa as a scholar devoted ...

Study of Noh continues in West

Life Mar 28, 2010

Study of Noh continues in West

Dec. 10, 1939 The work initiated by Ernest Fenollosa for better comprehension of East and West is by no means ended. Whatever Fenollosa may have done in the way of awakening his Japanese friends to the need of more active preservation of Japanese values must ...

Letter from Rapallo

Life Mar 28, 2010

Letter from Rapallo

Aug. 12, 1940 I have never fathomed what a level- headed Japanese reader feels when he finds an Occidental slamming the said Occidental's government, or his president and the heads of departments. It should be said by way of preface that a president is, in theory, ...