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Donald Keene • 34 Items / 23 Books, 5 Articles, 6 Reviews
Modern Japanese Literature (1956)
An Anthology
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Published Reviews
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    Latterday Classics (Review)
    Modern Japanese Literature, by Donald Keene
    1. Modern Japanese Literature by Donald Keene
    The Saturday Review, March 30, 1957, p. 19
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    Japan's Unknown Literature (2 Reviews)
    Anthology of Japanese Literature, Vol. I, by Donald Keene
    1. Anthology of Japanese Literature, Vol. I by Donald Keene
    2. Modern Japanese Literature by Donald Keene
    The Nation, December 15, 1956, p. 523
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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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    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. The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West
    2. The Last Parallel by Martin Russ
    3. The Muses are Heard by Truman Capote
    4. Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
    5. The Heike Story by Eiji Yoshikawa
    6. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
    7. Modern Japanese Literature by Donald Keene
    8. The Mermaids by Eva Boros
    9. Antonello da Messina by Stefano Bottari
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1957, pp. 85-88