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Aston, W. G. (William George) 1841-1911

Overview
Works: 107 works in 425 publications in 4 languages and 4,033 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sources  Conversation and phrase books 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Other
Classifications: DS851.A2, 915.2031
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Most widely held works by W. G Aston
A history of Japanese literature by W. G Aston ( Book )
75 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This complete reprint makes the rare original edition available to scholars, librarians, and laymen. It is a fascinating guide to Japanese literature.The periods reviewed by Professor Aston range from the ancient days, when Japan's history was just dawning, to the Meiji Restoration of 1868, when all aspects of Japanese life were being transformed. No aspect of Japanese culture escapedmodification or change after Meiji, but Aston is concerned mainly with the profound literary heritage of Japan before Westernization
Nihongi; chronicles of Japan from the earliest times to A.D. 697 by W. G Aston ( Book )
64 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nihongi: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697, often. called the Nihonshoki, is one of Japan's great classics of literature. It provides a vivid picture of a nation in formation. In Nihongi we see the growth of national awareness following the assimilation of Buddhism and the general Chinese and Indian influence on Japanese culture. For a thousand years emperors, scholars, courtiers, and imperial historians have found in the Nihongi knowledge and guidance. The translator, William George Aston, C.M.G., pioneered the translation of Japanese into English
Shinto, (the way of the gods) by W. G Aston ( Book )
36 editions published between 1905 and 2008 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shinto, the ancient religion of Japan by W. G Aston ( Book )
22 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A grammar of the Japanese written language by W. G Aston ( Book )
34 editions published between 1812 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Translation of "Ko-ji-ki"; or, "Records of ancient matters," by Basil Hall Chamberlain ( Book )
6 editions published between 1932 and 2000 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A grammar of the Japanese spoken language by W. G Aston ( Book )
16 editions published between 1873 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Littérature japonaise by W. G Aston ( Book )
9 editions published between 1902 and 1921 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ko-ji-ki: "Records of ancient matters," by Yasumaro Ō ( Book )
3 editions published between 1932 and 1973 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short grammar of the Japanese spoken language by W. G Aston ( Book )
10 editions published between 1869 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected works of William George Aston by W. G Aston ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nihon bungakushi = A history of Japanese literature by W. G Aston ( Book )
8 editions published between 1908 and 1996 in Japanese and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nihongi by W. G Aston ( )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected papers by W. G Aston ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nihongi : chronicles of Japan from the earliest times to AD 697 by W. G Aston ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shintō = Shinto : the way of the gods by W. G Aston ( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The "hi no maru", or national flag of Japan by W. G Aston ( )
1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early Japanese history by W. G Aston ( )
1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hideyoshi's invasion of Korea by W. G Aston ( )
in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comparative study of the Japanese and Korean languages by W. G Aston ( Book )
5 editions published in 1879 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Aston, V. G.
Aston, W. G.
Aston, W. G. 1841-1911
Aston, W. G. (William George), 1841-1911
Aston, William George
Aston, William George, 1841-1911
アストン, W. G.
アストン, ダブルュー・ジー
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