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Kogawa, Joy

Overview
Works: 85 works in 277 publications in 6 languages and 9,118 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Musical settings  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Picture books  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PR9199.3.K63, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joy Kogawa
 
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Obasan by Joy Kogawa( Book )

76 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrator learns about the experiences of her grandmother, Obasan, who was among those Japanese Canadians relocated to internment camps at the beginning of World War II
Itsuka by Joy Kogawa( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interned Japanese-Americans and confiscated their property, when the war ended the property of those in Canada was never returned to them. Itsuka is the story of the fight to get government compensation for the thousands of victims of the wartime internment, which was, unbelievably, only just accomplished in 1988. Both a moving novel of self-discovery and a fascinating historical account of the fight for redress, Itsuka's final message is one of inspiration and hope
Naomi's road by Joy Kogawa( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Chamber music by Dan Locklair( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman in the woods by Joy Kogawa( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rain ascends by Joy Kogawa( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about love - a story of a girl growing up to discover an impossible truth about her father
Guitarias( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A choice of dreams by Joy Kogawa( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naomi's tree by Joy Kogawa( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Japanese Canadian family is forced to leave their home for internment during World War II, the garden's old cherry tree sends out a song of love and peace as it patiently awaits their return
Jericho Road by Joy Kogawa( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song of Lilith by Joy Kogawa( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The splintered moon by Joy Kogawa( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Kato by Joy Kogawa( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obasan : with an introduction by Kerri Sakamoto by Joy Kogawa( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonata concertante by Ruth Schonthal( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obasan by Joy Kogawa( Recording )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of a child, the novel tells the moving story of Japanese Canadians during W.W. II. Naomi is five years old when Pearl Harbour changes her life and she watches bewildered as she and her family become enemy aliens, persecuted and despised in their own land. Surrounded by hardship and pain, Naomi is protected by her aunt, Obasan
Ushinawareta sokoku by Joy Kogawa( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up Canadian media( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Canadian children in the 20th century witnessed an explosion of innovations in communication and entertainment. Witnesses recall the first time that they saw the telephone, a movie, the television, the computer. Media intrigued children and often made parents suspicious. Canadians of all ages talk about the books, radio shows, TV programs, music and movies they loved as children. From listening in on the party line to watching newsreels, children became connected to an ever-expanding world. Media changed the definition of growing up Canadian"--container
The Pool reflections of the Japanese-Canadian internment( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the internment of the Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War through the writings of Joy Kogawa
Six poems by Catherine M Buckaway( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Obasan
Alternative Names
Joy Kogawa Canadian poet and novelist

Kogawa, Joy

Kogawa, Joy Nozomi Nakayaman 1935-

Kogawa, Joy Nozomin 1935-

Kogawa, Nozoma Joy

Kogawa, Nozomi Joy

Kogowa, Joy 1935-

Nakayama, Joy Nozomi 1935-

Nakayama, Joy Nozomin 1935-

Nakayama Kogawa, Joy Nozomin 1935-

コガワ, ジョイ

ジョイ・コガワ

Languages
English (200)

Japanese (11)

German (3)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
ItsukaNaomi's roadThe rain ascendsNaomi's treeA song of LilithEmily KatoObasan