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The Woman with the Flying Head and Other Stories : Japanese Women Writers in Translation - Kurahashi Yumiko

The Woman with the Flying Head and Other Stories

Japanese Women Writers in Translation

Paperback Published: 30th September 1997
ISBN: 9780765601582
Number Of Pages: 122
For Ages: 18 years old

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This is an English-language anthology dedicated to the short stories of Kurahashi Yumiko (1935-), a Japanese novelist of profound intellectual powers. The eleven stories included in this volume suggest the breadth of the author's literary production, ranging from parodies of classical Japanese literature to cosmopolitan avant-garde works, from quasi-autobiography to science fiction. Her subversive fiction defies established definitions of "literature", "Japan", "modernity" and "femininity", and represents an important intellectual aspect of modern Japanese women's literature.

An Extraterrestrial
We Are Lovers
The House of the Black Cat
The Woman with the Flying Head
The Trade
The Witch Mask
Spring Night Dreams
The Passage of Dreams
A Special Place
Flower Abstraction
The Long Passage of Dreams
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ISBN: 9780765601582
ISBN-10: 0765601583
Series: Japanese Women Writers in Translation
Audience: General
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 122
Published: 30th September 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.23