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Junichiro Tanizaki • 13 Items / 10 Books, 3 Articles
Some Prefer Nettles (1955)
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    A Novel from Japan (Review)
    Some Prefer Nettles, by Junichiro Tanizaki
    1. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    Commonweal, July 1, 1955, p. 334
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    The Push and Pull Between Cultures (Review)
    Some Prefer Nettles, by Junichiro Tanizaki
    1. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    The New Republic, June 6, 1955, p. 20
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    New-Old Japan (Review)
    Some Prefer Nettles, by Junichiro Tanizaki
    1. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    The Saturday Review, June 4, 1955, p. 16
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    Books in Brief (4 Reviews)
    Some Prefer Nettles, by Junichiro Tanizaki
    1. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    2. Salamanders and Other Wonders by Willy Ley
    3. American Skyline by Christopher Tunnard and Henry Hope Reed
    4. Birds of the World by Paul Barruel
    The Nation, October 8, 1955, p. 310
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    Opening Up (5 Reviews)
    Some Prefer Nettles, by Junichiro Tanizaki
    1. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    2. A Treasury of Yiddish Stories by Irving Howe and Eliezer Greenberg
    3. The Queen's Knight by Marvin Borowsky
    4. A High-Pitched Buzz by Roger Longrigg
    5. Selected Works of Sacheverell Sitwell by Sacheverell Sitwell
    Encounter, April 1956, pp. 81-83
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    Five Views of the Inscrutable Empire (5 Reviews)
    Japanese Literature, by Donald Keene
    1. Japanese Literature by Donald Keene
    2. The Japanese Discovery of Europe, 1720-1830 by Donald Keene
    3. Daughters of Changing Japan by Earl Herbert Cressy
    4. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    5. Homecoming by Jiro Osaragi
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1955, pp. 473-480
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (8 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    2. The Tree of Man by Patrick White
    3. The Twelve Pictures by Edith Simon
    4. Adventures in the Skin Trade, and Other Stories by Dylan Thomas
    5. New World Writing, Seventh Selection
    6. America at Mid-Century by Andre Siegfried
    7. Chance or Destiny: Turning Points in American History by Oscar Handlin
    8. Party of One by Clifton Fadiman
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1955, pp. 80-83
  8. 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