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 Matsubara started to write a regular column at the German weekly hiisako Die Zeit. Matsubara, a young Japanese woman who writes from Germany in German, drives home a strong, feminist point very well: Share your thoughts with other customers. Read more Read less. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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But the America Nagayuki finds is prejudiced and hostile, and his law degree counts for nothing. Customers who bought this item also bought. Amazon Business Service for business customers.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Would you like to tell us about a lower price? InMatsubara published a German translation of the ancient Japanese tale Taketori-monogatari. 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.


In recent years, she has published mostly in Japanese, both fiction and non-fiction.

This book confronts in extreme the values of old Japan and the values of the United States. Later, Hayato decides that Nagayuki mattsubara go to America, alone, to make justice to his samurai status and come back full of dollars, like some other Japanese gisako done. Nagayuki is a yoshi–a son given up by his poor family and adopted by a richer one–of the Hayato family, Father Hayato being a respected aristocrat, Noh-play expert, and devotee of the samurai code of honor, pride, stiff acceptance.

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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Write a customer review. Interkulturelle Literatur in Deutschland: She worked for a while as an editor in the US before moving to Germany in Determinist fiction of a very teeth-gritted order–but, though thin and didactic, on its own terms it is undeniably bleak and disturbing.

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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Matsubara also wrote non-fiction books Weg zu Japanand Raumschiff Japan highlighting contrasts between Japanese history and European history over the past swmurai centuries. This work turned into a collection of short stories and essays, Blick aus Mandelaugen,through which she entered the German literary scene.

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