Modern Japanese Literature is Donald Keeneas 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: aGrowing Upa by Ichiyo, a lyrical story of pre-adolescence in the 90s; Natsumeas story of aBotchan, a an ill-starred and ineffectual Huck Finn; Nagaias aThe Sumida Rivera; Kokomitsuas Kafkaesque aTimea; Kawabataas aThe Molea; aFirefly Hunta; a glimpse into Tanizakias masterpiece aThin Snowa; and the postwar work of such writers as Dazai and Mishima.
|Title||:||Modern Japanese Literature|
|Publisher||:||Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - 2007-12-01|