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Portraying himself as a failure, the protagonist of Osamu Dazai's narrates a seemingly normal life even while he feels himself incapable of understanding human beings. Oba Yozo's attempts to reconcile himself to the world around him begin in early childhood, continue through high school, where he becomes a "clown" to mask his alienation, and eventually lead to a failed suicide attempt as an adult. Without sentimentality, he records the casual cruelties of life and its fleeting moments of human connection and tenderness.

Synopsis:

The poignant and fascinating story of a young man who is caught between the breakup of the traditions of a northern Japanese aristocratic family and the impact of Western ideas.

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ISBN:
9780811204811
Adapted:
Keene, Donald
Author:
Dazai, Csamu
Author:
Dazai, Osamu
Author:
Keene, Donald
Publisher:
New Directions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Near and far eastern fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Near and far east
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
L115
Publication Date:
19730117
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3 x 0.6 in 0.47 lb

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