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Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-440).

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Modern Japanese Literature is Donald Keenes critically acclaimed companion volume to his landmark Anthology of Japanese Literature. Now considered the standard canon of modern Japanese writing translated into English, Modern Japanese Literature includes concise introductions to the writers, as well as a historical introduction by Professor Keene. Includes: “Growing Up” by Ichiyo, a lyrical story of pre-adolescence in the 90s; Natsumes story of “Botchan,” an ill-starred and ineffectual Huck Finn; Nagais “The Sumida River”; Kokomitsus Kafkaesque “Time”; Kawabatas “The Mole”; “Firefly Hunt”; a glimpse into Tanizakis masterpiece “Thin Snow”; and the postwar work of such writers as Dazai and Mishima.

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Modern Japanese Literature is Donald Keenes critically acclaimed companion volume to his landmark Anthology of Japanese Literature. Now considered the standard canon of modern Japanese writing translated into English, Modern Japanese Literature includes concise introductions to the writers, as well as a historical introduction by Professor Keene. Includes: “Growing Up” by Ichiyo, a lyrical story of pre-adolescence in the 90s; Natsumes story of “Botchan,” an ill-starred and ineffectual Huck Finn; Nagais “The Sumida River”; Kokomitsus Kafkaesque “Time”; Kawabatas “The Mole”; “Firefly Hunt”; a glimpse into Tanizakis masterpiece “Thin Snow”; and the postwar work of such writers as Dazai and Mishima.

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ISBN:
9780802150950
Editor:
Keene, Donald
Editor:
Keene
Editor:
Keene, Donald
Editor:
Keene
Author:
Keene, Donald
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Japanese literature
Subject:
LIT008030
Subject:
Japan Literary collections.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
107-33
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
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Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 17 oz

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Modern Japanese Literature is Donald Keenes critically acclaimed companion volume to his landmark Anthology of Japanese Literature. Now considered the standard canon of modern Japanese writing translated into English, Modern Japanese Literature includes concise introductions to the writers, as well as a historical introduction by Professor Keene. Includes: “Growing Up” by Ichiyo, a lyrical story of pre-adolescence in the 90s; Natsumes story of “Botchan,” an ill-starred and ineffectual Huck Finn; Nagais “The Sumida River”; Kokomitsus Kafkaesque “Time”; Kawabatas “The Mole”; “Firefly Hunt”; a glimpse into Tanizakis masterpiece “Thin Snow”; and the postwar work of such writers as Dazai and Mishima.
"Synopsis" by ,
Modern Japanese Literature is Donald Keenes critically acclaimed companion volume to his landmark Anthology of Japanese Literature. Now considered the standard canon of modern Japanese writing translated into English, Modern Japanese Literature includes concise introductions to the writers, as well as a historical introduction by Professor Keene. Includes: “Growing Up” by Ichiyo, a lyrical story of pre-adolescence in the 90s; Natsumes story of “Botchan,” an ill-starred and ineffectual Huck Finn; Nagais “The Sumida River”; Kokomitsus Kafkaesque “Time”; Kawabatas “The Mole”; “Firefly Hunt”; a glimpse into Tanizakis masterpiece “Thin Snow”; and the postwar work of such writers as Dazai and Mishima.
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