Diary of a mad old man

ISBN: 0679730249, 9780679730248
OCLC Number: 631543861
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Junichiro Tanizaki
Translator: Howard Hibbett
Language: en
Publisher: Knopf, 1965; Perigree Books, 1981; Vintage, 1991
Publication Place: New York; New York; New York
Japanese Copyright Year: 1961
English Publication Date: 1965
Notes: Japanese title: Futen rojin nikki.
Related: UNESCO collection of representative works: Japanese series
Abstract: Diary of a Mad Old Man records, with alternating humor and sadness, seventy-seven-year-old Utsugi’s discovery that even his stroke-ravaged body still contains a raging libido, especially in the unwitting presence of his chic, mysterious daughter-in-law.