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The Setting Sun (1956)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books
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    On Moral Transition Ending in Anarchy (Review)
    The Setting Sun, by Osamu Dazai
    1. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    Commonweal, October 12, 1956, p. 51
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    A Private Revolution (Review)
    The Setting Sun, by Osamu Dazai
    1. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    The Saturday Review, September 29, 1956, p. 14
  3. The Revolving Bookstand
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    The Far East and Fiction (3 Reviews)
    The Setting Sun, by Osamu Dazai
    1. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    2. The Frontiers of Love by Diana Chang
    3. The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima
    The American Scholar, Spring 1957, pp. 222-227
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    Traditions and Individual Talents in Recent Japanese Fiction (5 Reviews)
    The Setting Sun, by Osamu Dazai
    1. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    2. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
    3. The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima
    4. Zone of Emptiness by Hiroshi Noma
    5. Modern Japanese Literature by Donald Keene
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1957, pp. 302-308
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    World Ills in the Far East (5 Reviews)
    Zone of Emptiness, by Hiroshi Noma
    1. Zone of Emptiness by Hiroshi Noma
    2. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    3. The Frontiers of Love by Diana Chang
    4. The Heike Story by Eiji Yoshikawa
    5. Three Geishas by Kikou Yamata
    The Nation, September 29, 1956, p. 271
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    Reviewed in Brief (5 Reviews)
    Letter to a Generation, by Ralph E. Flanders
    1. Letter to a Generation by Ralph E. Flanders
    2. Beatrice Webb's Diaries, 1924-1932 by Margaret Cole and Beatrice Webb
    3. Diplomacy in the Near and Middle East, 1535-1956 by J.C. Hurewitz
    4. The Philosophy of Epictetus by John Bonforte
    5. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    National Review, October 20, 1956, p. 22
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    Weight Lifting, Nihilism, and the Japanese Novel (5 Reviews)
    The Sound of Waves, by Yukio Mishima
    1. The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima
    2. Modern Japanese Literature by Donald Keene
    3. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    4. Zone of Emptiness by Hiroshi Noma
    5. The Heike Story by Eiji Yoshikawa
    The Reporter, November 29, 1956, pp. 41-44
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (9 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Atomic Quest by Arthur Holly Compton
    2. Atoms and People by Ralph E. Lapp
    3. A Piece of My Mind by Edmund Wilson
    4. Ouida: The Passionate Victorian by Eileen Bigland
    5. The Last Grain Race by Eric Newby
    6. The Lost Steps by Alejo Carpentier
    7. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    8. The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima
    9. The Great World and Timothy Colt by Louis Auchincloss
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1956, pp. 100-112
  9. Books and the Arts
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    What Do They Read in Tokyo? (12 Reviews)
    Rashomon, and Other Stories, by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
    1. Rashomon, and Other Stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
    2. No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai
    3. The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
    4. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
    5. Thousand Cranes by Yasunari Kawabata
    6. Confessions of a Mask by Yukio Mishima
    7. The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima
    8. Five Modern No Plays by Yukio Mishima
    9. Kokoro by Natsume Soseki
    10. The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki
    11. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    12. The Heike Story by Eiji Yoshikawa
    The Nation, February 14, 1959, p. 142