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Short Stories in Japanese: New Penguin Parallel Text

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Short Stories in Japanese: New Penguin Parallel Text

Edited by Michael Emmerich

Here is the perfect introduction to contemporary Japanese fiction. Featuring many stories appearing in English for the first time, this collection, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having to constantly consult a dictionary. Richly diverse in themes and styles, the stories are by well-known writers-like Haruki Murakami and Banana Yoshimoto-as well as by emerging voices. Complete with notes, these selections make excellent reading in either language.

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Product Description

Short Stories in Japanese: New Penguin Parallel Text

Edited by Michael Emmerich

Here is the perfect introduction to contemporary Japanese fiction. Featuring many stories appearing in English for the first time, this collection, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having to constantly consult a dictionary. Richly diverse in themes and styles, the stories are by well-known writers-like Haruki Murakami and Banana Yoshimoto-as well as by emerging voices. Complete with notes, these selections make excellent reading in either language.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Short Stories
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin
Number of pages 256
ISBN 9780143118336
Date of Publication 27 Oct 2011
Language Japanese
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Introductory notes in English that set the book in its social and literary context
  • Short stories from leading, contemporary Japanese authors
  • full unabridged text in Japanese
  • Complete word-for-word translation in English on facing page
  • Convenient paperback format makes key works of foreign literature accessible to the intermediate language learner.
  • Perfect for taking on holiday as there's no need to take a dictionary
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