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The Izu Dancer and Other Stories

The Izu Dancer and Other Stories( )
Author: Kawabata, Yasunari
Yasushi, Inoue
Translator: Seidensticker, Edward G.
Series title:Tuttle Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-4-8053-0744-1
Publication Date:Oct 2020
Publisher:Tuttle Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

The Izu Dancer, Yasunari Kawabata's first work to bring him recognition as a writer, is a novella about six Izu Peninsula travellers. As the six travellers journey together, intimacy develops and friendship overcomes class differences. Capturing the shy eroticism of adolescence, The Izu Dancer is a charming picture of the times. 

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Book Details
Pages:144
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 20.3 cm
Author Biography
Kawabata, Yasunari (Author)
Author Yasunari Kawabata was born in Osaka, Japan on June 14, 1899. He experienced numerous family deaths during his childhood including his parents, a sister, and his grandparents. He graduated from the Tokyo Imperial University in March 1924. He wrote both short stories including The Dancing Girl of Izu and novels including The Sound of the Mountains, Snow Country, Thousand Cranes, and The Old Capital. In 1959, he received the Goethe Medal in Frankfurt and in 1968 he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He committed suicide on April 16, 1972.

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