Sep 29, 2022
Amerika Monogatari
Posted by Kafū Nagai

✓ Amerika Monogatari Ç Kafū Nagai, Amerika Monogatari, Kafū Nagai, Amerika Monogatari Nagai Kafu is one of the greatest modern Japanese writers but until now his classic collection American Stories based on his sojourn from Japan to Washington State Michigan and New York City in the early years of the twentieth century has never been available in English Here with a detailed and insightful introduction is an elegant translation of Kafu s perceptiveNagai K ✓ Amerika Monogatari Ç Kafū Nagai - Amerika Monogatari, Amerika Monogatari Nagai Kafu is one of the greatest modern Japanese writers but until now his classic collection American Stories based on his sojourn from Japan to Washington State Michigan and New York City in t

  • Title: Amerika Monogatari
  • Author: Kafū Nagai
  • ISBN: 9784003104262
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Book
✓ Amerika Monogatari Ç Kafū Nagai, Amerika Monogatari, Kafū Nagai, Amerika Monogatari Nagai Kafu is one of the greatest modern Japanese writers but until now his classic collection American Stories based on his sojourn from Japan to Washington State Michigan and New York City in the early years of the twentieth century has never been available in English Here with a detailed and insightful introduction is an elegant translation of Kafu s perceptiveNagai K

✓ Amerika Monogatari Ç Kafū Nagai - Amerika Monogatari, Amerika Monogatari Nagai Kafu is one of the greatest modern Japanese writers but until now his classic collection American Stories based on his sojourn from Japan to Washington State Michigan and New York City in t

Steve

First, a bit of background cribbed from my review of Kafu sSumidagawa , The River Sumida review show Nagai Kafu 1879 1959 was in the second generation of Meiji writers behind that of Natsume Soseki Early in his career he was a member of the Japanese Naturalist movement school, whose adherents actually adopted only certain relatively superficial characteristics of the French naturalists to their use Though Kafu initially claimed Zola as his master, he very soon replaced him with Maupassant Unlike [...]


Quentin Crisp

I read this a long time ago, first in translation, then in the original The only problem with this edition is the translation lets the work down in places don t believe the rather contemptible self serving translator s introduction that says Kafu s prose wasn t so great at the time this was written I have read the original, as I said I voted for this in the Great_Underrated_and_Obscure_Books_Great Underrated and Obscure Books list, and there was a section where you can write why you voted for a [...]


Tosh

Interesting to read a book about New York City through the eyes of a French poetry loving Japanese writer in the early 20th century For me it was a bit dry but he does cover the social life of Manhattan and elsewhere.


Darcy Petersen

Fascinating book The author spent time in the US in the early 1900 s It was one of the first books written in the Meiji period that gave Japanese people a view of what America was really like The darkness of America s social problems, like racism and prostitution, are placed in an eerily picturesque setting It will probably offend you but it is meant to.



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