Modern Japanese Short Stories

Author: Ivan Morris
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462920802
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Modern Japanese Short Stories is a remarkable collection of Japanese stories from the pioneers of contemporary Japanese literature. This volume's twenty-five stories by as many authors display a wide range of style and subject matter—offering a revealing picture of modern Japanese culture and society. The stories in this anthology include: "Tattoo" by Junichiro Tanizaki—a large spider tattooed on the back of a young woman results in unexpected changes "Autumn Mountain" by Ryunosuke Akutagawa—vivid memories of a beautiful painting leads a man to wonder if the it ever actually existed "The Priest and His Love" by Yukio Mishima—a Buddhist priest finds his path to enlightenment challenged after falling in love "The Moon on the Water" by Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata—a young woman who cared for her ailing first husband through most of their marriage regrets remarrying after his death Featuring a new foreword by Japanese literary scholar Seiji Lippit and striking woodcut illustrations by Masakazu Kuwata, the stories are translated by the editor, Ivan Morris, and Edward Seidensticker, George Saito, and Geoffery Sargent. This collection of short stories shows why Japanese literature is so highly valued today—it teaches not only about Japan, but about the human condition and the possibilities of art.
Modern Japanese Short Stories
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Ivan Morris
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-16 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Modern Japanese Short Stories is a remarkable collection of Japanese stories from the pioneers of contemporary Japanese literature. This volume's twenty-five stories by as many authors display a wide range of style and subject matter—offering a revealing picture of modern Japanese culture and society. The stories in this anthology include:
Modern Japanese Stories
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Ivan Morris
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1962 - Publisher: Tuttle Pub

This collection shows the qualities that make Japanese literature among the world's finest. 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
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