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Childhood Years

A Memoir

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Childhood Years by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
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In Childhood Years, originally published serially in a literary magazine between 1955 and 1956, Tanizaki Jun'ichiro (1886-1965) takes a meandering look back on his early life in Tokyo. He reflects on his upbringing, family, and the capital city with a conversational - and not necessarily honest - eye, offering insights into his later life and his writing.

Author Biography

Paul McCarthy is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Culture at Surugadai University, Saitama, Japan. He has translated Tanizaki's "The Little Kingdom," "Professor Rado," and A Cat, a Man, and Two Women, which won the Japan-America Friendship Commission Prize. He co-translated with Anthony H. Chambers the story collections Red Roofs and Other Stories and The Gourmet Club, a Sextet, also by Tanizaki. He has translated short story collections by Nakajima Atsushi (The Moon over the Mountain, with Nobuko Ochner) and Kanai Mieko (The Word Book), 101 Modern Japanese Poems, and two volumes of Shiba Ryotaro's Clouds above the Hill.
Release date NZ
August 21st, 2017
Pages
208
Illustrations
16 black & white Images
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
The University of Michigan Press
ISBN-13
9780472053674
Product ID
26823626

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