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The Reed Cutter & Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two Novellas by  Junichiro [translated by Anthiny H. Chambers] Tanizaki - First Edition - 1994 - from Old Editions Inc. (SKU: 5300)

The Reed Cutter & Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two Novellas

The Reed Cutter & Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two Novellas by  Junichiro [translated by Anthiny H. Chambers] Tanizaki - First Edition - 1994 - from Old Editions Inc. (SKU: 5300)
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The Reed Cutter & Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two Novellas

by Tanizaki, Junichiro [translated by Anthiny H. Chambers]

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ISBN 10
067942010X
ISBN 13
9780679420101
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1994. First Edition. 067942010X . VG/F, book remainder mark top edge pages, fore-edge pages slightly stained, but overall a solid copy with clean unmarked text. ; 8vo, half gray cloth spine over lighter gray boards, to edge pages tinted lavender, DJ, 180pp. Remainder copy. .

Synopsis

Junichiro Tanizaki was born in Tokyo in 1886 and lived there until the earthquake of 1923, when he moved to the Kyoto-Osaka region, the scene of his novel The Makioka Sisters (1943-48). Among his works are Naomi (1924), Some Prefer Nettles (1928), Quicksand (1930), Arrowroot (1931), A Portrait of Shunkin (1933), The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi (1935), modern versions of The Tale of Genji (1941, 1954, and 1965), Captain Shigemoto's Mothe r (1949), The Key (1956), and Diary of a Mad Old Man (1961). By 1930 he had gained such renown that an edition of his complete works was published, and he was awarded Japan's Imperial Prize in Literature in 1949. Tanizaki died in 1965.

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Old Editions Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
5300
Title
The Reed Cutter & Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two Novellas
Author
Tanizaki, Junichiro [translated by Anthiny H. Chambers]
Book condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
067942010X
ISBN 13
9780679420101
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1994
Keywords
067942010X, FICTION, FIRST, EDITION, DUST, JACKET, TRANSLATED, JAPANESE, LITERATURE

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