Read Real Japanese Fiction: Short Stories By Contemporary Writers 1 Free Cd Included
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Long-awaited by teachers and students, Read Real Japanese Fiction presents short works by six of todays most daring and provocative Japanese writers. The spellbinding world of Hiromi Kawakami; the hair-raising horror of Otsuichi; the haunting, poignant prose of Banana Yoshimoto; even the poetic word-play of Yoko Tawada whatever a readers taste, he or she is sure to find something of interest and value in this book, suitable for students at the intermediate level and above. As in real Japanese novels, the text on each page runs from top to bottom and from right to left.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 22.86mm | 513g
  • London, United States
  • English, Japanese
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 1568365292
  • 9781568365299
  • 20,556

About Michael Emmerich

MICHAEL EMMERICH graduated from Princeton University. After completing research in Japanese literature studies at Ritsumeikan University in Tokyo, he went on to earn a Ph.D. in Japanese literature from Columbia University. He is the highly acclaimed translator of Nobel laureate Yasunari Kawabata's First Snow on Fuji; Banana Yoshimoto's Asleep, Goodbye Tsugumi and Hardboiled & Hard Luck; Genichiro Takahashi's Sayonara Gangsters; Mari Akasaka's Vibrator; and Taichi Yamada's In Search of a Distant Voice.
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