Sparkling Korea has translated
, which was published in 19 century in Japan.
There are interesting arguments that still holds even today.And it exemplifies how (some ) Japanese people see China and Korea. It is a must read.
The Rose is without why; She blooms, because She blooms. These roses under my window makes no reference to former roses or to better ones; they are for what they are...there is no time for them....it is perfect in every moment of its existence.