The Resource Naomi, Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated by Anthony H. Chambers

Naomi, Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated by Anthony H. Chambers

Label
Naomi
Title
Naomi
Statement of responsibility
Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated by Anthony H. Chambers
Creator
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Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"Junichiro Tanizaki's Naomi is both a hilarious story of one man's obsession and a brilliant reckoning of a nation's cultural confusion. When twenty-eight-year-old Joji first lays eyes upon the teenage waitress Naomi, he is instantly smitten by her exotic, almost Western appearance. Determined to transform her into the perfect wife and to whisk her away from the seamy underbelly of post-World War I Tokyo, Joji adopts and ultimately marries Naomi, paying for English and music lessons that promise to mold her into his ideal companion. But as she grows older, Joji discovers that Naomi is far from the naïve girl of his fantasies. And, in Tanizaki's masterpiece of lurid obsession, passion quickly descends into comically helpless masochism". --Publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1886-1965
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tanizaki, Jun'ichirō
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL839.A7
LC item number
C513 2001
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Chambers, Anthony H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Romance fiction
  • Japanese fiction
Label
Naomi, Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated by Anthony H. Chambers
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn903897103
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage International edition.
Extent
ix, 237 pages
Isbn
9780375724749
Lccn
2014498751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)903897103
Label
Naomi, Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated by Anthony H. Chambers
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn903897103
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage International edition.
Extent
ix, 237 pages
Isbn
9780375724749
Lccn
2014498751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)903897103

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