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Toddler-Hunting and Other Stories - Paperback

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1998, ISBN: 0811213919

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Toddler-Hunting & Other Stories

FROM BOOKLIST: An intriguing new voice is introduced in this selection of Kono Taeko's stories written in the 1960s. Most focus on middle-class women in their thirties, married, but with no children. Although firmly rooted in the realist tradition, the stories have a surreal, dreamlike quality. Several of them deal with obsession; in the title story, for example, Akiko is repulsed by little girls but obsessed with little boys. In "Crabs," Yuko is 91 and consumed with the task of finding a particular kind of crab for her nephew when he comes to visit her at the seaside resort where she is recovering from tuberculosis. Physical pain is another common element; very ordinary objects and activities can also be important signifiers, especially when they are described in such meticulous detail that they become hyperrealistic, like eating oysters on the half shell in "Bone Meat." All the stories display a highly developed visual sense that gives them a cinematic quality and may remind readers of the work of other Japanese authors, such as Abe Kobe. Mary Ellen Quinn

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780811213912
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0811213919
Paperback
Publishing year: 1998
Publisher: NEW DIRECTIONS
266 Pages
Weight: 0,304 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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Detail page last modified on 2020-01-29T10:37:09-05:00 (New York)
ISBN/EAN: 0811213919

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-8112-1391-9, 978-0-8112-1391-2


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