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First Snow on Fuji

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Literary, Fiction - General, Fiction, Short Stories (single author), Fiction / General, Fiction / Short Stories (single author), Short st
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Open LibraryOL8787171M
ISBN 101582431051
ISBN 139781582431055

The stories of Yasunari Kawabata evoke an unmistakably Japanese atmosphere in their delicacy, understatement, and lyrical description. Like his later works, First Snow on Fuji is concerned with forms of presence and absence, with being, with memory and loss of memory, with not-knowing/5.

First Snow on Fuji was originally published in Japan inten years before Kawabata received the Nobel Prize. Kawabata selected the stories for this collection himself, and the result is a stunning assembly of disparate moods and genres.

This new edition is the first to be published in by: 1.

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First Snow on Fuji, a collection of stories originally published inis a fairly representative slice of the author's oeuvre. In "Her Husband Didn't" (a classic Kawabata title, by the way), a woman's earlobe becomes the discreet object of desire/5(11).

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A fine collection of nine limpid stories (plus an enigmatic brief play), originally published in by Japan’s first Nobel laureate (in ).

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In the title story, an ex-husband and wife try unsuccessfully to recapture their old feelings, in another story a romance fails to. First Snow on Fuji was originally published in Japan inten years before Kawabata received the Nobel Prize.

Kawabata selected the stories for this collection himself, and the result is a stunning assembly of disparate moods and genres. This new edition is the first to be published in English/5(). First Snow On Fuji ($; Sept.; pp.; ). A fine collection of nine limpid stories (plus an enigmatic brief play), originally published in by Japan's first Nobel laureate (in /5(2).

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Marking the th anniversary of Nobel Prize-winning Japanese novelist Kawabata's (Thousand Cranes) birth, this is the first English edition of these eight stories and one play, originally published i. iterary centenaries have a way of seeming trumped up by publishers, prompting rediscoveries of dubious work.

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First Snow on Fuji was originally published in Japan inten years before Kawabata received the Nobel Prize. Kawabata selected the stories for this collection himself, and the result is a stunning assembly of disparate moods and genres.

This new edition is /5(). When First Snow on Fuji appeared inYasunari Kawabata was beginning to attract the international attention that would lead, ten years later, to his being awarded the Nobel Prize. Since Kawabata's reputation as one of the stylistically influential and revered figures in world literature has continued to grow as new generations are introduced to the apparent simplicity of this most /5(5).

First Snow on Fuji was originally published in Japan inten years before Kawabata received the Nobel Prize. Kawabata selected the stories for this collection himself, and the result is a stunning assembly of disparate moods and genres.

This new edition is the first to. First Snow on Fuji was originally published in Japan inten years before Kawabata received the Nobel Prize. Kawabata selected the stories for this collection himself, and the result is a stunning assembly of disparate moods and genres.

This new edition is the first to be published in English/5(2). Contents: This country, that country, A row of trees, Nature, Raindrops, Chrysanthemum in the rock, First snow on Fuji, Silence, Her husband didn't, Yumiura, The boat-women.

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In the title story, an ex-husband and wife try unsuccessfully to recapture their old feelings, in another story a romance fails to take off because he dislikes her ears.

Editions for First Snow on Fuji: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in 2 Cited by: 1. First Snow On Fuji ($; Sept.; pp.; ). A fine collection of nine limpid stories (plus an enigmatic brief play), originally published in by Japan’s first Nobel laureate (in ).

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