Floating Clouds

Floating Clouds

Author: Fumiko Hayashi

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231136297

Category: Fiction

Page: 330

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Set in the years before, during, and after World War II, this classic of modern Japanese literature provides a rich cast of characters drawn from the back alleys of urban Japan and a rare portrait of Japanese colonialism and Japan's postwar experience from the perspective of a woman.
Floating Clouds
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Fumiko Hayashi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Set in the years before, during, and after World War II, this classic of modern Japanese literature provides a rich cast of characters drawn from the back alleys of urban Japan and a rare portrait of Japanese colonialism and Japan's postwar experience from the perspective of a woman.
Chinese Theories of Reading and Writing
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Ming Dong Gu
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: State University of New York Press

A groundbreaking work that uncovers an implicit system of hermeneutics in traditional Chinese thought and aesthetics.
Style and Narrative in Translations
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Hiroko Cockerill
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Futabatei Shimei (1864-1909) is widely regarded as the founder of the modern Japanese novel. His novel Floating Clouds (1887-1889) was written in a colloquial narrative style that was unprecedented in Japanese literature, as was its negative hero. Futabatei was also a pioneer translator of Russian literature, translating works by Turgenev,
Melodrama and Asian Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Adjunct Fellow East-West Center Hawaii Scholar in Residence Wimal Dissanayake, Wimal Dissanayake, Dudley Andrew, William Rothman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-05-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This unique study examines the importance of melodrama in the film traditions of Japan, India, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Australia.
If I Could Float on a Cloud, Where Would I Go?
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jennifer Dawn deConinck Smith
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-25 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

In this story—Experience a world of unique and creative imagination, through the eyes of a young boy, whom is living with cancer and is bed stricken. Connect with him through his personal adventures while traveling on a cloud and through his incredible strength, in his cancer struggle. Uncover this epic