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Still Life and Other Stories

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Winner of the Pen Center West Award, this delicate collection of thirteen linked tales reveals the flow of daily life in the modern Japanese family. Junzo Shono's artful layering of commonplace events, images, and conversations has been compared to haiku poetry crossed with an Ozu film. Starred review in Publishers Weekly.

Synopsis:

Delicate tales reveal the flow of life in the modern Japanese family, the accidental pleasures and the unexplained misfortunes. Shono's unique "snapshot" technique--the layering of commonplace events, images, and conversations--is like haiku poetry crossed with an Ozu-style film drama.

About the Author

Junzo Shono was born in 1921 and has received Japan's top literary prizes.Wayne P. Lammers is a translator of Japanese and a writer on Japanese language and usage. He has also translated Shono's Evening Clouds: A Novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781880656020
Translator:
Lammers, Wayne P.
Author:
Lammers, Wayne P.
Author:
Shono, Junzo
Publisher:
Stone Bridge Press
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Japan Social life and customs Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Japan Social life and customs.
Subject:
Shono, Junzo
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Rock Spring Collection of Japanese Literature
Series Volume:
9448
Publication Date:
19980731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Delicate tales reveal the flow of life in the modern Japanese family, the accidental pleasures and the unexplained misfortunes. Shono's unique "snapshot" technique--the layering of commonplace events, images, and conversations--is like haiku poetry crossed with an Ozu-style film drama.
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