About Hisako Matsubara: Nació en Kioto, Japón, hija del gran sacerdote shinto de esta ciudad. Ordenada ella misma sacerdotisa shinto, se licenció en reli. A sour, single-keyed small novel, set in Japan around the turn of the century. Hisako Matsubara is a Japanese novelist who has published works in German, English and She published several novels in German (Brokatrausch , Samurai , Glückspforte , Abendkranich , Brückenbogen

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The respected samurai Father Hayato raises his adopted son, Nagayuki, to marry his daughter Tomiko. In recent years, she has published mostly in Japanese, both fiction and non-fiction. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second samruai. English Choose a language for shopping. Get to Know Mztsubara. Compelled by his samurai upbringing to put fillial duty before personal happiness, Nagayuki goes to a prejudiced and unfriendly America, wheer his brilliant law degree and high social status count for nothing and he is forced to perform the lowest of labouring jobs.

She worked for a while as an editor in the US before moving to Germany in She graduated from high school in Kyoto, then attended Tokyo ‘s International Christian Universitywhere she studied comparative religion and literature.


Get to Know Us. Nagayuki is a yoshi–a son given up by his poor family and adopted by a richer one–of the Hayato family, Father Hayato being a respected aristocrat, Noh-play expert, and devotee xamurai the samurai code of honor, pride, stiff acceptance. In Japan Hayato’s refusal to adjust to his standards to his means reduces Tomiko to poverty and despair and sammurai eventually brings tradgedy down on them all.

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Matsubara also wrote non-fiction books Weg zu Japanand Raumschiff Japan highlighting contrasts between Japanese history and European history over the past five centuries. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

It’s a pity that this book is out of print, because it is a good novel and its message is valuable. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Given the Hayato daughter in marriage, educated at the best law school, Nagayuki goes off to America to make his fortune unaccompanied by Tomiko, his wife. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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And the victim of such obstinate face-saving is Tomiko, held up in poverty in Japan, unable to join her husband in America–her spirit is all but crushed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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Hisako Matsubara

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Visit our Help Szmurai. But the America Nagayuki finds is prejudiced and hostile, and mastubara law degree counts for nothing.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Cranes at Dusk English and German Edition. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Violence in Female bildung: Hisako Matsubara and Ella Leffland. Read more Read less. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Determinist fiction of a very teeth-gritted order–but, though thin and didactic, on its own terms it is undeniably bleak and disturbing.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Neither Father Hayato nor Nagayuki is able, good samurais as they are, to admit to each other their respective destitutions. By using this site, you matsuvara to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Be the first to discover new talent!