The dancing girl of Izu and other stories

ISBN: 1887178147, 9781887178143
OCLC Number: 51557000
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Yasunari Kawabata
Translator: J. Martin Holman
Language: en
Publisher: Counterpoint, 1997, 1998
Publication Place: Washington, D.C.
Japanese Copyright Year: 1926
English Publication Date: 1997
Notes: Japanese title: Izu no Odoriko. Contents: One. The dancing girl of Izu. Diary of my sixteenth year. Oil. The master of funerals. Gathering ashes. Two. Hurrah. The princess of the dragon palace. The money road. Chastity under the roof. The moon. Enemy. A woman. Frightening love. Horse beauty. The sea. Hands. The third-class waiting room. The watch. History. Birthplace. Burning the pine boughs. A prayer in the mother tongue. The setting sun.
Abstract: Twenty-three stories by a Japanese writer. The subjects include beggars, Buddhist priests and love dramas. The story, Diary of My Sixteenth Year, is on the friendship of a boy and his grandfather.