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Still Life and Other Stories.

Author: Junzo Shono
Publisher: New York : Stone Bridge Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first translation into English of a penetrating collection of stories by one of Japan's preeminent postwar writers focuses on the small events and revelations of domestic life. In one story, a straying young husband and his unhappy wife attempt to construct their lives around the growing void between them. Another tells of a bureaucrat fired from his job for embezzlement who still leaves the house every day so  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shono, Junzo.
Still Life and Other Stories.
New York : Stone Bridge Press, ©1992
Named Person: Junzō Shōno; Junzō Shōno
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Junzo Shono
ISBN: 9780893469900 0893469904
OCLC Number: 727645855
Description: 1 online resource (423 pages)
Contents: Introduction; PART ONE; marriage; A Dance; Evenings at the Pool; PART TWO; family album; Still Life; Crabs; Birds; Woodshed; Azure Sky; Two Men and the Autumn Wind; The Workshop; Picture Cards; PART THREE; still together; The Rooster; The Mouse; On the Roof.

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This first translation into English of a penetrating collection of stories by one of Japan's preeminent postwar writers focuses on the small events and revelations of domestic life. In one story, a straying young husband and his unhappy wife attempt to construct their lives around the growing void between them. Another tells of a bureaucrat fired from his job for embezzlement who still leaves the house every day so his children won't know about his predicament. The other 11 pieces form a sort of novella dealing exclusively with the Yomogida family. Shono is particularly adept at capturing clos.

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