Asian literature is the literature written by Asian writers or produced in Asia and consists of East and South Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Taiwanese, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Landan, Malaysian, Indonesian literature as well as Thai, Persian, Cambodian, Jewish, Turkish and many other.
One of the most famous poets from the Tang and Song dynasty was Li Bai who wrote works of great importance for the development of Asian literature. Early-Modern Asian literature formed similar innovations such as haiku while the original haiku master Matsuo Bashō from the Edo period influenced later poets and writers including Masaoka Shiki and Kobayashi Issa.
Below you'll find a list of book summaries from authors that influenced Asian literature and left their mark in the writing world.
Sun Tzu was a briliant military strategist from China. He taught that the best strategy for war is to avoid fighting. But, if a fight is inevitable, attack first from a place of superiority.
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