Description - The Makioka Sisters by Jun ichirao Tanizaki
The title of this book is Makioka Sisters and is written by author Jun ichirao Tanizaki. The book Makioka Sisters is published by Random House USA Inc. The ISBN of this book is 9780679424529 and the format is Hardback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Makioka Sisters by Jun ichirao Tanizaki.
(216mm x 133mm x mm)
Everyman's Library USA
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Author Biography - Jun ichirao Tanizaki
Junichiro Tanizaki was born in Tokyo in 1886 and lived there until the earthquake of 1923, when he moved to the Kyoto-Osaka region, the scene of his novel The Makioka Sisters (1943-48). Among his works are Naomi (1924), Some Prefer Nettles (1928), Quicksand (1930), Arrowroot (1931), A Portrait of Shunkin (1933), The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi (1935), modern versions of The Tale of Genji (1941, 1954, and 1965), Captain Shigemoto's Mother (1949), The Key (1956), and Diary of a Mad Old Man (1961). By 1930 he had gained such renown that an edition of his complete works was published, and he was awarded Japan's Imperial Prize in Literature in 1949. Tanizaki died in 1965.