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This Kind of Woman: Ten Stories by Japanese Women Writers, 1960-1976 By Yukiko Tanaka Elizabeth Hanson Mona Nagai Susan Downing Videen Akiko Willing,

  • Title: This Kind of Woman: Ten Stories by Japanese Women Writers, 1960-1976
  • Author: Yukiko Tanaka Elizabeth Hanson Mona Nagai Susan Downing Videen Akiko Willing
  • ISBN: 9780804711302
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This Kind of Woman represents a unique collection of stories by ten of the finest modern Japanese women writers Rich in psychological detail, these distinguished stories chronicle the profound changes that altered the fact of postwar Japanese society, as suddenly women were freed from their traditional roles and achieved new rights with a baffling new set of contradictoryThis Kind of Woman represents a unique collection of stories by ten of the finest modern Japanese women writers Rich in psychological detail, these distinguished stories chronicle the profound changes that altered the fact of postwar Japanese society, as suddenly women were freed from their traditional roles and achieved new rights with a baffling new set of contradictory demands Here in the works of such talented authors as Enchi Fumiko, K no Taeko, Kurahashi Yumiko, and others many of whom are translated into English for the first time we find stories about Japanese women as single mothers, as disillusioned and doubting lovers, as women questioning their marriages and their lives This Kind of Woman not only breaks new literary ground, but provides a crystal clear window on the transformations that have altered modern Japanese society.
    This Kind of Woman Ten Stories by Japanese Women Writers This Kind of Woman represents a unique collection of stories by ten of the finest modern Japanese women writers Rich in psychological detail these distinguished stories chronicle the profound changes

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    1. 3.5 5Until that time, I can say that I had been almost perfectly in love with you Although I wasn t sure what perfect meant, you had continually reassured me of the existence of that perfection From the first time we met, you had shown an interest in me, and I felt the same way about you After a short time I had said that I loved you and you had confessed the same Then you had cried copiously You said the fact that you, a member of the Party, had cried such human tears was because of me and my l [...]

    2. I would have enjoyed reading this anthology if I had read it within 5 10 years after 1976 since it s essentially a matter of literary intimacy and social context that familiarized its readers for understanding and appreciating some or all of its ten short stories written from 1960 Partei by Karahashi Yumiko to 1976 A Bed of Grass by Tsushima Yuko I m sorry I rarely read this kind of Japanese genre translated into English of course, one the reasons is that I didn t have any motive that urged me [...]

    3. I only read the Fumiko Enchi story, Boxcar of Chrysanthemums, but am marking the entire book as read b c that is the kind of person I am It was very good, but short The narrator is repulsed, fascinated, and finally deeply moved by the sacrifice of another women The story occurs over the course of a protracted train ride as the narrator s memory is stirred by two incidental encounters More of Fumiko Enchi s work needs to be translated I may get around to reading the rest of the collection, but pr [...]

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