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Available again, a newly translated collection of twenty-three stories from one of the most influential figures in modern Japanese literature. "He employs devices from those long poetic traditions in order to create in modern prose his remarkable effects: juxtaposition of image upon image to open up the depths of feeling lurking behind placid surface reality." Washington Post"We owe Martin Holman this insight, for in rendering these important early writings into English, it is he who has shown us that the author in his youth was already the mature Yasunari Kawabata."Japan TimesYasunari Kawabata is widely known for his innovative short stories, some called "palm-of-the-hand" stories short enough to fit into ones palm. This collection reflects Kawabata's keen perception, deceptive simplicity, and the deep melancholy that characterizes much of his work. The stories were written between 1923 and 1929, and many feature autobiographical events and themes that reflect the painful losses he experienced early in his life.

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Influential Japanese novelist Yasunari Kawabata has constructed an autobiography through his fiction with this new collection of stories that parallel major events and themes in his life. In the lyrical prose that is his signature, these 23 tales reflect Kawabata's keen perception, deceptive simplicity, and the deep melancholy that characterizes much of his work.

Table of Contents

One. The dancing girl of Izu ; Diary of my sixteenth year ; Oil ; The master of funerals ; Gathering ashes — Two. Hurrah ; The princess of the dragon palace ; The money road ; Chastity under the roof ; The moon ; Enemy ; A woman ; Frightening love ; Horse Beauty ; The sea ; Hands ; The third-class waiting room ; The watch ; History ; Birthplace ; Burning the pine boughs ; A prayer in the mother tongue ; The setting sun.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781887178945
Translator:
Holman, J. Martin
Translator:
Holman, F. Martin
Translator:
Holman, J. Martin
Author:
Kawabata, Yasunari
Author:
Holman, F. Martin
Publisher:
Counterpoint LLC
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Kawabata, Yasunari
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 6.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Influential Japanese novelist Yasunari Kawabata has constructed an autobiography through his fiction with this new collection of stories that parallel major events and themes in his life. In the lyrical prose that is his signature, these 23 tales reflect Kawabata's keen perception, deceptive simplicity, and the deep melancholy that characterizes much of his work.
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