Much of his writing has focused on the culture of Asia, particularly that of China and 20th-century Japan. He was the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College from 2003 to 2017.
Neville Cardus suspected that . Buruma's prismatic, fascinating first novel is a portrait of Ranji, the cricket player who was "not simply the greatest cricketer of all time, but a fairy tale prince.
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In this scintillating book, Ian Buruma peels away the myths that surround Japanese culture. With piercing analysis of cinema, theatre, television, art and legend, he shows the Japanese both 'as they imagine themselves to be, and as they would like themselves to b. A Japanese Mirror examines samurai and gangsters, transvestites and goddesses to paint an eloquent picture of life in Japan. This is a country long shrouded in enigma and in his compelling book, Buruma reveals a culture rich in with poetry, beauty and wonder.
Ian Buruma was educated in Holland and Japan. He has also written Playing the Game, The Wages of Guilt, and Anglomania. Buruma is currently a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Institute for the Humanities in Washington, DC. He has spent many years in Asia, which he has written about in God's Dust, A Japanese Mirror, and Behind the Mask. Customers Also Bought Items By.
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Ian Buruma, the critic, is justly famous for his ferocious acuity. Ian Buruma, the grandson, brings that same clarity of observation to this exceptional memoir, but he also writes with an elegiac tenderness that may surprise-and will deeply move-both his fans, and those readers who have yet to discover his magisterial gifts.
Ian Buruma ANGLOMANIA Ian Buruma was educated in Holland and Japan and spent many years in Asia, which he. .He has also written a novel, Playing the Game, a fictional biography of K. S. Ranjitsinhji, the Indian prince who played cricket with the MCC in Edwardian Britain
Ian Buruma ANGLOMANIA Ian Buruma was educated in Holland and Japan and spent many years in Asia, which he has written about in such books as God’s Dust and Behind the Mask. Ranjitsinhji, the Indian prince who played cricket with the MCC in Edwardian Britain. The Wages of Guilt, an exploration of how Germany and Japan have come to terms with their aggressive pasts, was published in 1994.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Ian Buruma’s ‘Playing the Game’ is an unusual delight for the cricket lovers - a novel on the life of KS Ranjitsinhji. Arunabha Sengupta, Cricket Country. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.