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Review of “East or West” in The PhotoBook Review

This is a very nice little review of “East or West” in The PhotoBook Review. Read it here: https://thephotobook.wordpress.com/2017/06/29/alexandra-huddleston-east-or-west-a-walking-journey-along-shikokus-88-temple-pilgrimage/ Advertisements

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From the Japanese Noh Drama ‘Yashima,’ translated by Royall Tyler

“You have before you a monk lately come from Miyako. Never having seen Shikoku, I have set my heart on a pilgrimage through the provinces of the west.” -Traveling monks figure again and again in Japanese literature. There are important … Continue reading

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‘Rules of the Poet Wanderer’ from Oliver Statler’s ‘Japanese Inn’

-The American scholar Oliver Statler (1915-2002) still stands at the center of Western studies on the Shikoku pilgrimage. More to come in the future post… “Be prepared to die at anytime. Don’t think of tomorrow: tomorrow will take care of … Continue reading

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