Great Japanese Stories : 10 Parallel Texts-9780241634479

Great Japanese Stories : 10 Parallel Texts by Rubin, Jay

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Author: Rubin, Jay

Anthologies (non-poetry)

Published on 11 January 2024 by Penguin Books Ltd (Penguin Classics) in the United Kingdom as part of 'the Parallel Texts' series.

Paperback | 272 pages
129 x 198 x 18 | 204g

A captivating selection of short stories in the original Japanese alongside their English translationsThis new dual-language edition of ten stories selected from The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories celebrates some of the very best Japanese literature from the past hundred years. Each story appears in the original Japanese alongside an expert English translation, providing unique cultural insight and literary inspiration for language learners. Ranging from a witty send-up of modern social graces to a powerful evocation of the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, this remarkable collection includes works from beloved authors Abe Akira, Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Betsuyaku Minoru, Hoshi Shin'ichi, Kawakami Mieko, Kono Taeko, Murakami Harukii, Oba Minako, Ota Yoko and Uchida Hyakken.