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Kenzaburo Oe • 8 Items / 6 Books, 2 Articles
A Personal Matter (1968)
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Published Reviews
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    Days of Marvelous Lays (2 Reviews)
    A Personal Matter, by Kenzaburo Oe
    1. A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe
    2. The Pornographers by Akiyuki Nozaka
    The New York Review of Books, October 10, 1968, pp. 35-36
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    Book Marks (5 Reviews)
    Gazapo, by Gustavo Sainz
    1. Gazapo by Gustavo Sainz
    2. The Way In by Eugene Mirabelli
    3. House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
    4. A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe
    5. True Grit by Charles Portis
    The Nation, August 5, 1968, p. 91
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    Six Japanese Novels (6 Reviews)
    The Makioka Sisters, by Junichiro Tanizaki
    1. The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki
    2. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
    3. Thousand Cranes by Yasunari Kawabata
    4. The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yukio Mishima
    5. The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima
    6. A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe
    The Nation, May 22, 1972, pp. 664-665
  4. Books and the Arts
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    News from the Novel (8 Reviews)
    Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone, by James Baldwin
    1. Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone by James Baldwin
    2. I Am Mary Dunne by Brian Moore
    3. Talk by Linda Rosenkrantz
    4. Gazapo by Gustavo Sainz
    5. A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe
    6. Shoot It by Paul Tyner
    7. The Pursuit of Happiness by Thomas Rogers
    8. The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop. by Robert Coover
    The New Republic, August 17, 1968, pp. 27-35
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    Short Reviews: Books (16 Reviews)
    Searle's Cats, by Ronald Searle
    1. Searle's Cats by Ronald Searle
    2. To the End of the World by Blaise Cendrars
    3. The Unimportance of Being Oscar by Oscar Levant
    4. The New Language of Politics by William Safire
    5. The Dance of Genghis Cohn by Romain Gary
    6. A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe
    7. The Art of the Puppet by Bil Baird
    8. Stonehenge of the Kings by Patrick Crampton
    9. Bring Larks and Heroes by Thomas Keneally
    10. The World of Henri Cartier-Bresson by Henri Cartier-Bresson
    11. Happy Families by Saul Maloff
    12. The Story of Jodrell Bank by Bernard Lovell
    13. Unless Peace Comes by Nigel Calder
    14. Hals by Pierre Descargues
    15. Kilauea: Case History of a Volcano by Don Herbert and Fulvio Bardossi
    16. The Third Reich of Dreams by Charlotte Beradt
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1968, pp. 96-98
  6. Reviews
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    Masters and Innocents (19 Reviews)
    Exile, by Peter Weiss
    1. Exile by Peter Weiss
    2. The Serpent by Luigi Malerba
    3. The Clarion People by Audrey Lee
    4. Love and Work by Reynolds Price
    5. Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone by James Baldwin
    6. The Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov
    7. The Sunny Night by Nodar Dumbaze
    8. A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe
    9. Onwards! by Nat Hentoff
    10. The Self-Devoted Friend by Marvin Cohen
    11. King, Queen, Knave by Vladimir Nabokov
    12. The Song of David Freed by Abraham Rothberg
    13. Time of Parting by Anton Donchev
    14. To the End of the World by Blaise Cendrars
    15. A Quiet Place to Work by Harry Brown
    16. Melinda by Gaia Servadio
    17. The Passions of Uxport by Maxine Kumin
    18. An Hour of Last Things by George P. Elliott
    19. The Pasha's Concubine and Other Tales by Ivo Andric
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1968, pp. 522-540