Heisig, James W.
Title Remembering the Kanji I: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters.
Publisher Tokyo, Japan: Japan Publications Trading Co., Ltd., .
Seller ID 00717scs
Octavo, softbound, 494 pp. Fine. From Introduction: The aim of this book is to provide the student of Japanese with a simple method for correlating the writing and the meaning of Japanese characters in such a way as to make them both easy to remember. It is intended not only for the beginner, but also for the more advanced student looking for some relief to the constant frustration of forgetting how to write the kanji and some way to systematize what he or she already knows. by showing how to break down the complexities of the Japanese writing system into its basic elements and suggesting ways to reconstruct meanings from those elements, the methodoffers a new persepctive from whihc to learn the kanji...Ó