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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In recent years, she has published mostly in Japanese, both fiction and non-fiction. Hayato’s behavior eventually brings tragedy to all.

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Her novels are set in recent Japanese history hisakoo changes in Japanese culture during the modernization and western influences as a background theme. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. But the America Nagayuki finds is prejudiced and hostile, and his law degree counts for nothing. Visit our Help Pages.


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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Customers who bought this item also bought. This book confronts in extreme the values of old Japan and the values of the United States. There was a problem adding your email address. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Retrieved from ” https: In this sad and moving novel, old and rich samurai Hayato adopts young Nagayuki and later marries him with his daughter, Tomiko. Cranes at Dusk English and German Edition.

While completely an apolitical novel, it seems clear that Matsubara, the author, is telling us about the rigidities of old cultures and how frequently they force people to cling to old systems of thought that, far from protecting them, bring disaster.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. It’s a pity that this book is out of print, because it is a good novel and its message is valuable. Matsubara, a young Japanese woman who writes from Germany in German, drives home a strong, feminist point very well: There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment.


A sour, single-keyed small novel, set in Japan around the turn of the century. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. 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.

Neither Father Hayato nor Nagayuki is able, good samurais as they are, to admit to each other their respective destitutions. 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. Born the daughter of a prominent Shinto priest, Matsubara grew up in the serene setting of the Kenkun Shrine in the northern part of Kyoto. The respected samurai Father Hayato raises his adopted son, Nagayuki, to marry his daughter Tomiko.

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