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Some prefer mettles.

Jun"ichirЕЌ Tanizaki

Some prefer mettles.

by Jun"ichirЕЌ Tanizaki

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesBorzoi books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL839 A7 T313 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination202p.
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16561016M

  The author of over twenty books, including Naomi (), Some Prefer Nettles (), Arrowroot (), and A Portrait of Shunkin (), Tanizaki also published translations of the Japanese classic, The Tale of Genji in , , and /5(K). Main Some Prefer Nettles Due to the technical work on the site downloading books (as well as file conversion and sending books to email/kindle) may be unstable from May, 27 to May, 28 Also, for users who have an active donation now, we will extend the donation period.

  My review of the Japanese modern classic Some Prefer Nettles. Thanks for watching:] Some Prefer Nettles: Tanizaki's characteristic irony, eroticism, and psychological undertones make Some Prefer Nettles an exceptional and compelling read. | The conflict between traditional and modern Japanese culture is at the heart of this compelling Japanese novel. Kaname is a smug, modern man living in a modern marriage.

蓼喰う虫(Some Prefer Mettles) Edward G. Seidensticker: 谷崎潤一郎短編集(Seven Japanese Tales) Howard Hibbett: 痴人の愛(Naomi) Anthony H. Chambers: 猫と庄造と二人のをんな(A Cat, A Man, and Two Women) Paul McCarthy: 瘋癲老人日記(Diary of .   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Some Prefer Nettles by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki Summary & Study Guide by BookRags at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: Bookrags.


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'Some Prefer Nettles' is my first Tanizaki fiction. I came across him through an essay titled 'In Praise of Shadows' which I loved. This novella, at pages, is a wonderful read combining the complexities of a failed marriage with Tanizaki's appreciation for Japanese form of by: 3.

Some Prefer Nettles is the fourth work by Junichiro Tanizaki that I have read. (It was first published in in serial fashion in a literary publication. The version I read was translated from Japanese by Edward Seidensticker in )/5. Some Prefer Nettles is an ethereally suggestive, psychologically complex exploration of the crisis every Some prefer mettles.

book faces as it hurtles headfirst into modernity. Product Details About the AuthorPages: About Some Prefer Nettles. 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.

It is the s in Tokyo, and Kaname and his wife Misako are trapped in a parody of a progressive Western marriage. 'Some Prefer Nettles' is my first Tanizaki fiction. I came across him through an essay titled 'In Praise of Shadows' which I loved.

This novella, at pages, is a wonderful read combining the complexities of a failed marriage with Tanizaki's appreciation for Japanese form of puppetry/5(43). Written inSome Prefer Nettles is as relevant and fresh today as it was more than seventy years ago.

Illuminating the conflict between the old, traditional ways of Japan and western, "modern" influences, obvious in Tokyo even in the 's, this story of an unsuccessful marriage could be contemporary, except in the by: 3.

His novels include Some Prefer Nettles, The Makioka Sisters, The Key, and Diary of a Mad Old Man. Inhe won the Asahi Prize and was awarded the Order of 3/5(2). The novel's other characters, including Kaname's wife, his lover, his father-in-law, and even the cities in which they live, all symbolize the modern and ancient ways of life in Japan.

Tanizaki's characteristic irony, eroticism, and psychological undertones make Some Prefer Nettles an exceptional and compelling read. Tanizaki is also the author of The Makioka Sisters (Vintage Classics) a truly memorable book and one of my all-time favourites.

`Some Prefer Nettles' is not in the same league but nevertheless it is a thought-provoking read and, with sensitive direction, would make a wonderful film/5(29). Some Prefer Nettles Summary & Study Guide Description.

Some Prefer Nettles Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. Some brief overview of this book 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.

It is the s in Tokyo, and Kaname and his wife Misako are trapped in a parody of a progressive Western marriage%(). The one they see in Some Prefer Nettles isn't Sonezaki but his later, longer Love Suicides at Amijima.

The very short summary is: struggling merchant falls in love with prostitute, can't afford to buy her freedom, and goes broke visiting her. Some Prefer Nettles by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki translated by Edward G. Seidensticker is a mere pages long but the depth it takes readers is sheer mastery.

Set in Japan in the ’s, the book takes an intimate look at how a couple - Kaname and Misako, are living through a disintegrating marriage/5(33). Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker, Some Prefer Nettles is a great novel. It is perfectly structured, lyrical, rife with insights, multi-layered, and composed of terrific and realistic dialogue.

All his most important works were written afteramong them Some Prefer Nettles (), The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi (), several modern versions of The Tale of Genji (, /5(14). Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki. The conflict between traditional and modern Japanese culture is at the heart of this compelling Japanese is a smug, modern man living in a modern marriage.

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Lit Morrison Study Guide for Tanizaki Junichirs Some Prefer Nettles (): Day One I. Outline of Novel *Ch Trip to bunraku theater in Osaka *Ch Kanames cousin Takanatsus visit to Shiba home in Hanshin (Kobe suburb) *Ch Kanames journey with old man and O-hisa to the island of Awaji to see puppet theater, and stop at Kobe on way back.

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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. It is the s 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 /5(3K). The dilatory dilemma of Kaname and Misako serves to point up not only the disaffection of a marriage &#; but of a culture, in which the new ways of the western world, in contemporary Japan, have intruded on the old traditions of the East.

For Kaname and Misako have acquired a modern outlook and for some time have equivocated and deliberated over the divorce they should secure since Kaname.Complete summary of Jun’ichirō Tanizaki's Some Prefer Nettles. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Some Prefer Nettles.Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tanizaki, Jun'ichirō, Some prefer nettles.

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