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Romaji diary ; and, Sad toys

Author: Takuboku Ishikawa; Sanford Goldstein; Seishi Shinoda
Publisher: Boston : Tuttle Pub., 2000.
Series: Tuttle classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The novella Romaji Diary represents the first instance of a Japanese writer using romaji (roman script) to tell stories in a way that could not be told in kana or kanji. Sad Toys is a collection of 194 Tanka, the traditional 31-syllable poems that are evocative of Japan's misty past and its tentative steps into the wider world."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Takuboku Ishikawa; Takuboku Ishikawa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Takuboku Ishikawa; Sanford Goldstein; Seishi Shinoda
ISBN: 0804832536 9780804832533
OCLC Number: 44413873
Language Note: Some poems in English and the original Japanese.
Notes: Originally published: Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., ©1985.
Description: 279 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Tuttle classics.
Other Titles: Sad toys.
Responsibility: by Takuboku Ishikawa ; translated by Sanford Goldstein and Seishi Shinoda.

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The novella "Romaji Diary" represents the first instance of a Japanese writer using Romaji - roman script - to relate stories in non-kana or kanji format. "Sad Toys" is a collection of 194 Tanka, the  Read more...

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