Ibuse Masuji: A Century Remembered
By: Antonin Liman (author)Hardback
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Japanese novelist Ibuse Masuji (1898 1993) is best known for his 1966 novel "Kuroi""Ame" (published in English as "Black Rain"), which detailed the tragic aftermath of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. With "Ibuse Masuji," Anthony Liman, Ibuse s lifelong friend and a noted scholar of Japanese literature and history, has written a lively and creative critical biography of the author.Liman s highly personal style delivers a vivid insider s picture of Ibuse s life, while also situating his writings and his career in the larger context of Japanese culture of the period. Featuring incisive readings of Ibuse s major works, "Ibuse Masuji" will be indispensable to scholars of twentieth-century Japanese literature and culture."
Antony Liman was professor of Japanese literature at the University of Toronto, Otemae University in Japan, and Charles University in Prague. He met Ibuse while a student at Waseda University in Tokyo
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