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- DescriptionTranslation of: Seijoki no kikoenai heya.
- Author BiographyLevy Hideo is the pen name of Ian Hideo Levy. He is the first Westerner to become a novelist in Japanese. Born in 1950 to a Jewish father and a Polish mother, he spent his childhood in Taiwan and Hong Kong. He taught Japanese literature at Princeton and Stanford, and received a National Book Award for his translations from the ancient poetry anthology, Man'yoshu (The Ten Thousand Leaves). Since moving to Tokyo in 1990, he has published more than a dozen volumes of fiction and nonfiction spanning America, Japan and China. The winner of numerous Japanese literary and cultural awards, including the prestigious Osaragi Prize, he has become a major international voice in contemporary Japanese literature. Christopher D. Scott was born in the United States but attended high school in Japan. He received his B.A. from Princeton University and his Ph.D. from Stanford University.
- Author(s)Hideo Levy
- PublisherColumbia University Press
- Date of Publication17/06/2011
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintColumbia University Press
- Content Note0 halftones, 0 color illus., 0 line drawings, 0 tables
- Weight454 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Translated byChristopher D. Scott
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