La Bailarina

La Bailarina

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A beautiful allegory about love and self-sacrifice, this novel is one of the most delicate works by Mori Ogai, one of the most important authors of the Meiji era in Japan. Inspired by the author s trip to Germany, the story tells of the unlikely relationship between Toyotaro Ota, a young Japanese student, and a poor, beautiful German ballerina who seduces and utterly captivateshim. Toyotaro must choose between his education and career and the violent love he feels for the dancer. This true classic of Japanese literature explores themes of love, abandonment, and guilt."Una hermosa alegoria sobre el amor y la renuncia, esta novela es una de las obras mas delicadas de Ogai Mori, uno de los autores mas importantes de la literatura japonesa de la era Meiji. Inspirada por el viaje del autor a Alemania, la historia relatala relacion improbable de Toyotaro Ota, un joven estudiante japones, y una pobre y bellisima bailarina alemana que lo seduce hasta atraparlo. Toyotaro tiene que elegir entre su educacion y carrera y el amor violento que sientepor la muchacha. Este autentico clasico de la literatura japonesa explora los temas del amor, el abandono y la culpa.""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 77 pages
  • 114 x 178 x 8mm | 81.65g
  • Editorial Impedimenta
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Spanish
  • Unabridged
  • 8415130155
  • 9788415130154
  • 962,624

About Ogai Mori

Ogai Mori was a Japanese writer and poet who believed in antirealism, asserting that literature should reflect the emotional and spiritual domain. Yoko Ogihara and Fernando Cordobes are translators who also collaborated on "Soy un gato.""show more

Review quote

"Mori Ogai plays masterfully with our expectations, keeping us in suspense." "El Pais""show more

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A beautiful allegory about love and self-sacrifice, this novel is one of the most delicate works byshow more

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233 ratings
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4 24% (56)
3 45% (106)
2 14% (32)
1 6% (13)
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