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Some prefer nettles

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Publisher:
Knopf,
Pub. Date:
1955.
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
1030L
Description
Junichiro Tanizaki's Some Prefer Nettles is an exquisitely nuanced exploration of the allure of ancient Japanese tradition--and the profound disquiet that accompanied its passing. nbsp; It is the 1920s in Tokyo, and Kaname and his wife Misako are trapped in a parody of a progressive Western marriage. No longer attracted to one another, they have long since stopped sleeping together and Kaname has sanctioned his wife's liaisons with another man. But at the heart of their arrangement lies a sadness that impels Kaname to take refuge in the past, in the serene rituals of the classical puppet theater--and in a growing fixation with his father-in-law's mistress. Some Prefer Nettles is an ethereally suggestive, psychologically complex exploration of the crisis every culture faces as it hurtles headfirst into modernity.
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ISBN:
9780679752691
Lexile measure:
1030L
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Grouping Title some prefer nettles
Grouping Author tanizaki junichirō
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-02 04:18:45AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-18 04:28:41AM

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title_display Some prefer nettles
title_full Some prefer nettles. Translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker
title_short Some prefer nettles