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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Write a customer review. Later, Sajurai decides that Nagayuki must go to America, alone, to make justice to his samurai status and come back full of dollars, like some other Japanese have done.

Hisako Matsubara and Ella Leffland. 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. She graduated from high school in Kyoto, then attended Tokyo ‘s International Christian Universitywhere she studied comparative religion and literature.

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In Japan Hayato’s refusal to adjust to his standards to his means reduces Tomiko to poverty and despair and he eventually brings tradgedy down on them all. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Would you like to tell us about a lower price? In recent years, she has published mostly in Japanese, both fiction and non-fiction. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Views Read Edit View matsibara.

This page was last edited on 11 Aprilat Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Hayato’s behavior eventually brings tragedy to all. A sour, single-keyed small novel, set in Japan around the turn of the century. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Born the daughter of a prominent Shinto priest, Matsubara grew up in the serene setting of the Kenkun Shrine in matdubara northern part of Kyoto. The respected samurai Father Hayato raises his adopted son, Nagayuki, to marry his daughter Tomiko. Write a customer review.


And the victim of such obstinate face-saving is Tomiko, held up in poverty in Japan, unable to join her husband in America–her spirit is all but crushed. Be the matsbuara to discover new talent! Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?

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English Choose a language for shopping. See our Returns Policy. He is sent to law school in Tokyo, where the couple spends a happy time. Literature Interpretation Theory, Volume 3, Issue 2,pp. Currently she lives with her family in Los Altos. It’s a pity that this book is out of print, because it is a good novel and its message is valuable.

A moving portrait of conflicts generated by the clash between the old values of matsubqra Japanese aristocracy and the new reallities of the inter-war years.

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