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Schoolgirl

Author: Osamu Dazai; Allison Markin Powell
Publisher: New York, NY : One Peace Books, 2011.
Series: Modern Japanese classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The novella that first propelled Dazai into the literary elite of post-war Japan. Essentially the start of Dazai's career, Schoolgirl gained notoriety for its ironic and inventive use of language. Now it illuminates the prevalent social structures of a lost time, as well as the struggle of the individual against them--a theme that occupied Dazai's life both personally and professionally. This new translation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Osamu Dazai; Allison Markin Powell
ISBN: 9781935548089 1935548085
OCLC Number: 742513417
Description: 94 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Modern Japanese classics.
Other Titles: Joseito.
Responsibility: Osamu Dazai ; tranlated by Allison Markin Powell.

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"The novella that first propelled Dazai into the literary elite of post-war Japan. Essentially the start of Dazai's career, Schoolgirl gained notoriety for its ironic and inventive use of language. Now it illuminates the prevalent social structures of a lost time, as well as the struggle of the individual against them--a theme that occupied Dazai's life both personally and professionally. This new translation preserves the playful language of the original and offers the reader a new window into the mind of one of the greatest Japanese authors of the 20th century"--Page 4 of cover.

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