A Rainbow in the Desert: An Anthology of Early Twentieth Century Japanese Children's Literature : An Anthology of Early Twentieth Century Japanese Children's Literature
A collection of eleven stories, a play and five poems. The authors featured were all influenced by Akai Tori (Red Bird), a Tokyo children's literary magazine and also wrote for adult audiences. The stories are striking in that they differ little in style and content from those written for adults.
- Paperback | 174 pages
- 152 x 229 x 10.41mm | 249g
- 17 Nov 2000
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Introduction, Matasaburo Rides the Wind, A Bunch of Grapes, The Moonlit Night and the Eyeglasses, A Rainbow in the Desert, The Onion CLub, Kuma, News of the Earthquake, The Stonemill's Song, The Snowy Night, The Spider's Thread, Gon the Fox, A Play: Evening Crane. Poems: Cradle Song, This Road, The Blue-Eyed Doll, Red Shoes, Canary.