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Modern Japanese stories

Ivan I Morris

Modern Japanese stories

by Ivan I Morris

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Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Japanese -- Translations into English,
  • Short stories, English -- Translations from Japanese

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introd
    SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works. Japanese series, UNESCO collection of representative works
    The Physical Object
    Pagination528 p.
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14644971M

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Including "Under Reconstruction," considered to be the first modern Japanese short story, this book presents the short stories of Japan as among the world's most satisfying. Edited by Ivan Morris, a recognized authority on Japanese literature, Modern Japanese Stories: An Anthology is This collection shows the qualities that make Japanese literature among the world's finest.4/5.

One thing especially good about this work as an anthology is the wide variety of writers included; Romanticists, Naturalists, Modernists, Marxists, Decadents, Nihilists, Conservatives, and Category-defying Misfits all find a place in this collection, giving the reader a vivid sense of modern Japanese literature's great variety and by: 9.

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Kokoro () by Natsume Soseki. Seven Japanese Tales () by Author: Sasha Frost. Books shelved as japanese-fiction: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakam.

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Beginning with the first writings Cited by: 5. As a Japanese learner, you can get even more out of these sites, since you’ll be developing your reading comprehension skills and diving into the world of Japanese culture and history. From manga to short stories to classic novels, there’s so much for the book-loving Japanese.

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Legends of Tōno by Kunio Yanagita. Kokoro by Natsume Sōseki. Rashōmon and Seventeen Other Stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa. The Tale of Genji by Murasaki. The Lonesome Bodybuilder collects eleven stories originally published in two books by the celebrated author Yukiko Motoya, whose writing has been winning prestigious awards in Japan for more than fifteen years.

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