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Publisher Comments:

This collection of short stories by non-Japanese who choose to live in Japan is an absorbing look at the Outsider in a nation that does not absorb foreigners easily. Unlike that other hotbed of expatriate writing, literary Paris between the wars--which after all was not so different from home--literary Japan has confronted its expatriate writing community with a challenging mental and physical landscape. The Broken Bridge features work by 36 non-Japanese writers, including Alan Brown, Leza Lowitz, Alex Kerr, James Kirkup, and Phyllis Birnbaum.

Synopsis:

Absorbing fiction from Outsiders in a land that does not absorb foreigners easily.

Synopsis:

The Broken Bridge includes stories from the period after the Occupation until the present day, and contains work by 36 non-Japanese writers, including Edward Seidensticker, Philip Whalen, Leza Lowitz, Morgan Gibson, PHyllis Birnbaum, James Kirkup and others.

About the Author

Donald Richie has been writing about Japan for over 50 years from his base in Tokyo and is the author of over 40 books and hundreds of essays and reviews. He is widely admired for his incisive film studies on Ozu and Kurosawa, and for his stylish and incisive observations on Japanese culture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781880656310
Editor:
Kamata, Suzanne
Other:
Richie, Donald
Introduction by:
Richie, Donald
Introduction:
Richie, Donald
Editor:
Kamata, Suzanne
Author:
Kamata, Suzanne
Author:
Richie, Donald
Publisher:
Stone Bridge Press
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
British
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
English fiction
Subject:
Short stories, english
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Japanese literature
Subject:
British -- Japan -- Fiction.
Subject:
Short stories, English -- Japan.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 8
Publication Date:
19980731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Absorbing fiction from Outsiders in a land that does not absorb foreigners easily.
"Synopsis" by , The Broken Bridge includes stories from the period after the Occupation until the present day, and contains work by 36 non-Japanese writers, including Edward Seidensticker, Philip Whalen, Leza Lowitz, Morgan Gibson, PHyllis Birnbaum, James Kirkup and others.
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