WorldCat Identities

Tyler, Royall

Overview
Works: 40 works in 208 publications in 3 languages and 9,022 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Illustrated works  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PL788.4.G4, 895.6314
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Royall Tyler
The tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world's first novel. Genji, the Shining Prince, is the son of an emperor. He is a passionate character whose tempestuous nature, family circumstances, love affairs, alliances, and shifting political fortunes form the core of this magnificent epic. Royall Tyler's superior translation is detailed, poetic, and superbly true to the Japanese original while allowing the modern reader to appreciate it as a contemporary treasure. Supplemented with detailed notes, glossaries, character lists, and chronologies to help the reader navigate the multigenerational narrative, this comprehensive edition presents this ancient tale in the grand style that it deserves
Twenty plays of the Nō theatre by Donald Keene( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printbegrænsninger: Der kan printes 1 side ad gangen
Japanese tales by Royall Tyler( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 200 tales from medieval Japan
French folktales from the collection of Henri Pourrat by Henri Pourrat( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass slipper and other stories by Shōtarō Yasuoka( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In addition to "The Glass Slipper," this collection contains eight other stories held together by a common thread of self-perception. Yasuoka writes from the belief that the self has such depths that at times it can appear to be illusory. Set against the chaotic backdrop of the era running from before World War II to just after its end, these stories are infused with a timeless sense of novelty and humor."--Jacket
The tale of the Heike by Royall Tyler( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With a reflection on the fleeting nature of power and glory begins The Tale of the Heike, an epic from twelfth-century Japan. Comparable in stature to The Tale of Genji, The Tale of the Heike narrates with wit, energy, and compassion the stories of such unforgettable characters as the ruthless warlord Kiyomori, who dies still burning with such rage that water poured on him boils; Hotoke, the beautiful young dancer who renounces wealth and fame to follow her conscience; Shigemori, the tyrant's righteous son, who struggles against all odds to uphold fairness and justice; and Yoshitsune, the daring commander who defeats the enemy in battle after battle, only to be condemned by his jealous, powerful brother. The Tale of the Heike is a foundation stone of Japanese culture and a major masterpiece of world literature. Lavishly illustrated and accompanied by maps, character guides, and genealogies."--Publisher
Mistress Oriku : stories from a Tokyo teahouse by Matsutarō Kawaguchi( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting a translation of a contemporary Japanese novel set in Meiji-era Japan, this work instructs young people in the arts of love, and helps solve the romantic dilemmas of some of Tokyo's most famous citizens
The miracles of the Kasuga deity by Royall Tyler( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flowers of grass by Takehiko Fukunaga( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Outside Tokyo, a tuberculosis sanatorium in the village of K has a six-bed ward that the narrator, an aspiring poet, shares with a student of linguistics and budding writer named Shiomi. After the stubborn Shiomi insists on undergoing a dangerous surgical procedure and dies in the process, two notebooks turn up in his bedsheets. Flowers of grass unfolds as the narrator reads these two notebooks, asking himself if Shiomi's death was a sort of suicide, and learning the details of his late friend's two great loves: for a brother and sister, both of whom reject him."--Book cover
The Ise stories = Ise monogatari( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pining wind : a cycle of Nō plays by Royall (Schriftsteller) Tyler( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 11th century Japan, the work recounts the life of a son of a Japanese emperor, known to readers as Hikaru Genji, or "Shining Genji". For political reasons, Genji is relegated to commoner status (by being given the surname Minamoto) and begins a career as an imperial officer. The tale concentrates on Genji's romantic life and describes the customs of the aristocratic society of the time. --Wikipedia.com
Selected writings of Suzuki Shōsan by Shōsan Suzuki( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sadness of Komachi : for tenor and piano with four prepared notes by Harrison Birtwistle( )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny mountains : a cycle of Nō plays : the second of two volumes by Royall (Schriftsteller) Tyler( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hidden Tale of Genji by Royall Tyler( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goya en el Musco del Prado (pinturas) by Rafael Doménech( Book )

in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disaster of the third princess : essays on The tale of Genji by Royall Tyler( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These seven essays by the most recent English translator of The Tale of Genji emphasize three major interpretive issues. What is the place of the hero (Hikaru Genji) in the work? What story gives the narrative underlying continuity and form? And how does the closing section of the tale (especially the ten "Uji chapters") relate to what precedes it? Written over a period of nine years, the essays suggest fresh, thought-provoking perspectives on Japan's greatest literary classic."--Publisher's description
Suzuki Shōsan (1579-1655), a fighting man of Zen by Royall Tyler( )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Heike and after : Hōgen, Heiji, Jōkyūki( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Twenty plays of the Nō theatre
Alternative Names
Royall Tyler Brits vertaler

Royall Tyler Japanese-English translator

タイラー, ロイヤル

ロイヤル・タイラー

Languages
English (151)

Spanish (12)

Italian (3)

Covers
Twenty plays of the Nō theatreJapanese talesFrench folktales from the collection of Henri PourratThe glass slipper and other storiesMistress Oriku : stories from a Tokyo teahouseThe Ise stories = Ise monogatariThe tale of GenjiThe disaster of the third princess : essays on The tale of Genji