New Penguin Parallel Text: Short Stories in Japanese

New Penguin Parallel Text: Short Stories in Japanese

by Michael Emmerich
     
 

Here is the perfect introduction to contemporary Japanese fiction. Featuring many stories appearing in English for the first time, this collection, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having to constantly consult a dictionary. Richly diverse in themes and styles, the

Overview

Here is the perfect introduction to contemporary Japanese fiction. Featuring many stories appearing in English for the first time, this collection, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having to constantly consult a dictionary. Richly diverse in themes and styles, the stories are by well-known writers-like Haruki Murakami and Banana Yoshimoto-as well as by emerging voices. Complete with notes, these selections make excellent reading in either language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143118336
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
742,926
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Emmerich has translated more than a dozen books of Japanese fiction and nonfiction, including novels by Banana Yoshimoto and Yasunari Kawabata. He is an assistant professor of East Asian languages and cultural studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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