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Author Takahashi, Mutsuo, 1937-

Title Twelve views from the distance / Mutsuo Takahashi ; translated by Jeffrey Angles
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 243 pages) : illustrations
Contents TWELVE VIEWS FROM THE DISTANCE; Contents; Note about Japanese Names; Chart of family Members; Translator's Introduction; PART I: TWELVE VIEWS FROM THE DISTANCE; Chapter 1: The Snow of Memory; Chapter 2: Grandma's House; Chapter 3: TalesofLongago; Chapter 4: Spirited Away; Chapter 5: On Mother's Back; Chapter 6: HeavenandHell; Chapter 7: The Various Types of Sea; Chapter8: PrincesandPaupers; Chapter 9: The Shore of Sexuality; Chapter 10: Skies of Blood; Chapter 11: Imagining Father; Communities outside the World; Afterword to the English Translation; Glossary
Summary From one of the foremost poets in contemporary Japan comes this entrancing memoir that traces a boy's childhood and its intersection with the rise of the Japanese empire and World War II. Originally published in 1970, this translation is the first available in English. In twelve chapters that visit and revisit critical points in his boyhood, Twelve Views from the Distance presents a vanished time and place through the eyes of an accomplished poet. Recounting memories from his youth, Mutsuo Takahashi captures the full range of his internal life as a boy, shifting between hi
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Subject Takahashi, Mutsuo, 1937-
Poets, Japanese -- 20th century -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Angles, Jeffrey, 1971-
LC no. 2012022567
ISBN 081668281X (electronic bk.)
9780816682812 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Jūni no enkei. English