The Resource The Makioka sisters, Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker

The Makioka sisters, Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker

Label
The Makioka sisters
Title
The Makioka sisters
Statement of responsibility
Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
In Osaka in the years immediately before World War II, four aristocratic women try to preserve a way of life that is vanishing. The story of these women, the Makioka sisters, forms what is arguably the greatest Japanese novel of the twentieth century, a poignant yet unsparing portrait of a family--and an entire society--sliding into the abyss of modernity. Tsuruko, the eldest sister, clings obstinately to the prestige of her family name even as her husband prepares to move their household to Tokyo, where that name means nothing. Sachiko compromises valiantly to secure the future of her younger sisters. The unmarried Yukiko is a hostage to her family's exacting standards, while the spirited Taeko rebels by flinging herself into scandalous romantic alliances. The resulting novel is filled with vignettes of upper-class Japanese life, capturing both the decorum and the heartache of its protagonists
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1886-1965
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tanizaki, Jun'ichirō
Dewey number
895.6/344
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL839.A7
LC item number
S3713 1995
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1921-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Seidensticker, Edward
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japanese fiction
  • Sisters
Label
The Makioka sisters, Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker
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Publication
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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
ocm32511029
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
530 pages
Isbn
9780679761648
Lccn
95013245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)32511029
Label
The Makioka sisters, Junichiro Tanizaki ; translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker
Publication
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
ocm32511029
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
530 pages
Isbn
9780679761648
Lccn
95013245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)32511029

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