Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Issai Chozanshi

  • About this Author
author spotlight

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
A Graphic Novel
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Issai Chozanshi
Illustrated by Michiru Morikawa
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $14.95

A graphic novel version of this classic collection of martial arts parables, written by Issai Chozanshi, an 18-century samurai, brings these tales alive in a captivating and accessible way.  The stories, which feature demons, insects, birds, cats, and numerous other creatures, may seem whimsical, but they contain essential teachings that offer... Read more >

Exam Copy
The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
And Other Tales
Written by William Scott Wilson and Issai Chozanshi


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $17.95

This collection of parables written by an eighteenth-century samurai is a classic of martial arts literature. The tales are concerned with themes such as perception of conflict, self-transformation, the cultivation of chi (life energy), and understanding yin and yang. Some of the parables seem light and fanciful, but they offer the... Read more >
Page 1 of 1