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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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Publisher Comments:

In this moving novel, a group of Japanese tourists, each of whom is wrestling with his or her own demons, travels to the River Ganges on a pilgrimage of grace.

Synopsis:

"Endo has successfully dramatized the discovery that the sacred river of humanity flows within ourselves."--National Catholic Reporter

About the Author

Shusaku Endo was born in Tokyo in 1923 and died in 1996. After his parents divorced, he and his mother converted to Catholicism--a faith which is central to many of his tales. He is widely regarded as Japan's leading writer and has won all his country's major literary prizes, including the Akutagawa, the Noma, the Shincho, and the Tanizaki.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811213202
Translator:
Gessel, Van C.
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Translator:
Gessel, Van C.
Author:
Endo, Shusaku
Author:
Gessel, Van C.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
India
Subject:
Japanese
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Religious fiction
Subject:
India Fiction.
Subject:
Japanese -- India -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
A New Directions paperbook : ;
Series Volume:
no. 9NDP820
Publication Date:
19960431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.7 in 0.445 lb

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