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Modern Japanese short stories.

Modern Japanese short stories.

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Published by Japan Publications [Distributed by Japan Publications Trading Co., San Francisco, Calif. in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, Japanese -- Translations into English.,
    • Japan -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated by E. G. Seidensticker, John Bester [and] Ivan Morris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ1.J23 Mo5, PL782.E5 Mo5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination227 p.
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5728099M
      LC Control Number70487310

        The Oxford Book of Japanese Short Stories Japanese Literature. disinterest in short stories and yet, every time I take the book off the shelf and flip through the table of contents I immediately start to salivate at the thought of reading all the works provided. The number of times I have placed this book on the coffee table, next to my bed. A guide to modern Japanese literature. Japanese Modern Literature (from ) When Japan opened to the rest of the world in the Meiji period (), the influence of western literary concepts and techniques was felt strongly. Novelists experimented with 'new' ideas such as liberalism, idealism, and romanticism and were variously influenced by French, British or .

        18 Great Short Stories You Can Read Free Online Sarah Ullery When I have no idea what to read, I find a bunch of free short stories online, save them onto the Pocket app, and read them as if I’ve compiled my own short story : Sarah Ullery. Readers of contemporary Japanese writers such as Haruki Murakami and Yoko Ogawa will be drawn in by the quiet elements of the fantastic and the distinctive but non-intrusive narrative voice. The folkloric nature of many of the stories, combined with the tongue-in-cheek attitude of the narrator, will also appeal to fans of anime and manga.

        Elizabeth Day co-founded Pin Drop, which presents authors and actors reading short stories in inspiring locations; Elizabeth Day Fri 17 Oct EDT Last modified on Wed 21 Author: Elizabeth Day. The Shōwa anthology: modern Japanese short stories. Responsibility edited by Van C. Gessel and Tomone Matsumoto. Edition 1st ed. Short stories, Japanese > Translations into English. Japanese fiction > 20th century > Translations into English. Short stories.


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