This anthology contains translations of 22 works that reflect the mixture of modernism and traditionalism that characterized Japanese literature and film between the end of World War II and the mid-1970s.
|notes:||Wedlock by Furui Yoshikichi, Bone meat by Kono Taeko, Friends by Abe Kobo, Prized possessions by Yasuoka Shotaro, The American school by Kojima Nobuo, Ikiru by Kurosawa Akira, Tokyo story by Ozu Yasujiro, To build a bridge by Takeda Taijun, To die at the estuary by Kurahashi Yumiko, The boy who wrote poetry by Mishima Yukio, Seven very short stories. The pomegranate ; The camellia ; The plum ; The jay ; Summer and winter ; The bamboo leaves ; The cereus by Kawabata Yasunari, Three poems. Song of loneliness ; The sun ; The receiver by Kaneko Mitsuharu, Three poems. Abe Sada ; The golden pavilion ; Dream Island by Sekine Hiroshi, Two poems. The man with a green face ; Human house by Tamura Ryuichi, Four poems. Still life ; Still life ; Paul Klee’s dining table ; Nude woman, Yoshioka Minoru, Poem. The house of Madam Juju by Kanai Mieko, Peaches by Abe Akira, The bridge of dreams by Tanizaki Junichiro, Brief encounter by Nagai Tatsuo, In Akiko’s room by Yoshiyuki Junnosuke, Aghwee the sky monster by Oe Kenzaburo, American hijiki by Nosaka Akiyuki.|
|publication place:||New York|
|english publication date:||1977|
|description:||xiv, 468 p. ; 24 cm.|