Snow country

by Robert Hedin

Publisher: Copper Canyon Press in Port Townsend, Wash

Written in English
Published: Pages: 49 Downloads: 782
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Poems.

StatementRobert Hedin.
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LC ClassificationsPS3558.E318 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5184173M
ISBN 10091474206X
LC Control Number75002278
OCLC/WorldCa1177803

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Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata s Snow Country is widely considered to be the writer s masterpiece: a powerful tale of wasted love set amid the desolate beauty of western Japan. At an isolated mountain hot spring, with snow blanketing every surface, Shimamura, a wealthy dilettante meets Komako, a lowly geisha/5(K).

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Snow Country is the fourth novel by Kawabata that I've readafter Beauty and Sadness and The Sound of the Mountain, which were okay, and Thousand Cranes, which was very good.

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Snow Country About book: The west coast of the main island of Japan is probably for its latitude (roughly, from Cape Hatteras to New York, or from Spanish Morocco to Barcelona) the snowiest region in the world.

From December to April or May only the railroads are open, and the snow in the mountains is sometimes as much as fifteen feet expression “snow country,” then, does not mean. In the acclaimed novel "Snow Country," a Japanese landscape rich in natural beauty serves as the setting for a fleeting, melancholy love affair.

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Snow Country is an aesthetically magnificent book, and Seidensticker was able to do justice to Kawabata’s subtle and poetically resonant prose with his English translation.

We are of course lucky that Seidensticker’s translation is so masterful; but, even if it had been merely adequate, the relatively early introduction of a translation into English would still have gained Kawabata a prominent. These are the first sentences of “Snow Country,” a Nobel Prize-winning novel by Yasunari Kawabata.

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At an isolated mountain hot spring, with snow blanketing every surface, Shimamura, a wealthy dilettante meets Komako, a lowly geisha/5(23). This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata. A winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature inJapanese author Yasunari Kawabata’s novel Snow Country (in Japanese, Yukiguani) was first published in various forms from throughand comprises a significant part of his body of work.

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Snow Country Book Summary and Study Guide. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata tells the story of Shimamura, a quiet, observant man enjoying a charmed life and who, at a snow country hotel replete with hot springs, develops an odd and intractable relationship with a Geisha named Komako.

Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata’s Snow Country is widely considered to be the writer’s masterpiece: a powerful tale of wasted love set amid the desolate beauty of western Japan.

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At an isolated mountain hot spring, with snow blanketing every surface, Shimamura, a wealthy dilettante meets Komako, a lowly geisha. She gives herself to him fully and without remorse, despite knowing that /5(29). Analysis. It is only fitting that this novel set in a land of fantasy and illusion begins with the protagonist's passing through a tunnel into that world, the snow country in Niigata province on the western coast of Japan, which receives exceptionally heavy snows from the cold sea winds.

Though Shimamura's three visits to the hot spring town. Originally published at Reading Reality A Snow Country Christmas is a candy cane of a Christmas romance, sweet with just the right touch of shivery, bracing coolness to make a delicious holiday treat.

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At an isolated mountain hot spring, with snow blanketing every surface, Shimamura, a wealthy dilettante meets Komako, a lowly geisha.4/5(). Snow Country (Penguin Modern Classics series) by Yasunari Kawabata. Shimamura is tired of the bustling city. He takes the train through the snow to the mountains of the west coast of Japan, to meet with a geisha he believes he loves.

Snow Country, perhaps the most of Yasunari Kawabata's classic Japanese novels, is a dazzling portrait of a country geisha, Komako, in a Japanese hot springs resort, as seen through the eyes of a wealthy dilettante, Shimamira.

Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata The book Snow Country offers cold prose and interactions appropriate to its name. The story follows Shimamura’s love affair with the hot spring geisha Komako and his developing interest with a young woman named Yoko.

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Stay tuned for more Japanese literature videos in the coming months! For the article I talked about in the video + further .The manner is notable for its terseness and austerity, so that his novel must rather be like a series of brief flashes in a void.

In Snow Country Kawabata has chosen a theme that makes a meeting between haiku and the novel possible." It was an interesting book but I'm not going to /5(59).He travels to Chijimi country and another village and then returns to the hot spring: Fire in the snow: Shimamura, Komako, Yoko Shimamura, in a taxi returning to the hot spring, is joined by Komako: They hear cries of a fire in the cocoon warehouse and they head over there under the Milky Way: