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Author: 林芙美子, 1904-1951. ; Fumiko Hayashi; Lane Dunlop
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2006] ©2006
Series: Japanese studies series (Columbia University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fumiko Hayashi tells the powerful story of tormented love and one woman's struggle to navigate the cruel realities of postwar Japan. The novel's characters, particularly its resilient heroine, Koda Yukiko, find themselves trapped in their own drifting, unable to break out of the morass of indecisiveness. Set in the years during and after World War II, their lives and damaged psyches reflect the confusion of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hayashi, Fumiko, 1904-1951.
Floating clouds
(DLC) 2005051795
(OCoLC)61123199
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: 林芙美子, 1904-1951. ; Fumiko Hayashi; Lane Dunlop
ISBN: 9780231533072 0231533071
OCLC Number: 861793175
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 303 pages).
Contents: Preface by Lane Dunlop Acknowledgments Note to the Reader Floating Clouds
Series Title: Japanese studies series (Columbia University Press)
Other Titles: Ukigumo.
Responsibility: Hayashi Fumiko ; translated by Lane Dunlop.

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Presents a portrait of Japanese colonialism and the harshness of Japan's postwar experience from the perspective of a woman. This book describes the tortured relationship between Yukiko and Tomioka,  Read more...

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Lane Dunlop's superb translation of Fumiko Hayashi's most celebrated postwar novel presents a striking portrait of a woman struggling amidst the social dislocations of the era. Floating Clouds Read more...

 
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