''The Woman with the Flying Head'' and Other Stories

''The Woman with the Flying Head'' and Other Stories

by Kurahashi Yumiko, Atsuko Sakaki

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Overview

This is the first English-language anthology dedicated to he short stories of Kurahashi Yumiko (1935-), a Japanese novelist of profound intellectual powers. The eleven stories included in this volume suggest the breadth of the author's literary production, ranging from parodies of classical Japanese literature to cosmopolitan avant-garde works, from quasi-autobiography to science fiction. Her subversive fiction defies established definitions of "literature", "Japan", "modernity", and "femininity" and represents an important intellectual aspect of modern Japanese women's literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765601582
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/30/1997
Series: Japanese Women Writing Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 122
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

An Extraterrestrial; We Are Lovers; The House of the Black Cat; The Woman with the Flying Head; The Trade; The Witch Mask; Spring Night Dreams; The Passage of Dreams; A Special Place; Flower Abstraction; The Long Passage of Dreams.

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