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Published by Counterpoint in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Kawabata, Yasunari, 1899-1972 -- Translations into English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementYasunari Kawabata ; translated by J. Martin Holman.
ContributionsHolman, J. Martin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL832.A9 A25 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 161 p. ;
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL680299M
ISBN 101887178945
LC Control Number97026835

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The Dancing Girl of Izu was the brilliant debut, the first story of Yasunari Kawabata to be published. A traveling student happens upon a troupe of performers touring the Izu Peninsula as he makes his way through the hots springs of the Amagi Pass and beyond. He is particularly taken with the young dancing girl of the itinerant quartet/5(15). The Dancing Girl of Izu and other Stories Kawabata Yasunari. Year: Language: english File: EPUB, KB Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.   The dancing girl of Izu and other stories by Kawabata, Yasunari, ; Holman, J. MartinPages:   "The Dancing Girl of Izu and Other Stories" by Yasunari Kawabata - EPUB and MOBI formats. Book Description: Influential Japanese novelist Yasunari Kawabata has constructed an autobiography through his fiction with this new collection of stories that parallel major events and themes in his life.

The dancing girl of Izu and other stories by Kawabata, Yasunari; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Translations into English, Japanese Short stories. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The dancing girl of Izu and other stories by Kawabata, Yasunari, , Counterpoint edition, in EnglishCited by: 1. A complete English translation of the story was made by J. Martin Holman and appeared in a collection of Kawabata's early literature published as The Dancing Girl of Izu and Other Stories (published by Counterpoint Press, Aug , ISBN ).The story has been filmed several times in Japan, including one version starring Momoe. The Dancing Girl of Izu and Other Stories的书评 (全部 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 亚比煞 广西师范大学出版社版.

"The Dancing Girl of Izu and other stories" is a collection of beautiful and poignant short stories. The title story is about a university student's travels who falls in love with a dancing girl. Some of the other stories depict Kawabata's relationship with his blind grandfather/5(8). The Dancing Girl of Izu and Other Stories by Yasunari Kawabata One of the most influential figures in modern Japanese fiction, Yasunari Kawabata is treasured for the intensity of his perception and the compressed elegance of his style.   Included in this selection of short stories are two of the author's more successful pieces. Both were first published in Japan, in The title story is about a university student's travels though Tokyo. During his trip, he meets a group of traveling entertainers and falls in love with a dancing : The dancing girl of Izu, and other stories. [Yasunari Kawabata; J Martin Holman] -- Twenty-three stories by a Japanese writer. The subjects include beggars, Buddhist priests and love dramas.