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Donald Keene
Birth date: June 06, 1922
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SabrinaReads rated it 2 years ago
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 3 years ago
I’ll start this off with some content warnings. This book includes several suicide attempts (one successful), a main (POV) character who becomes an alcoholic and a drug addict and who is probably depressed, and several mentions of rape and child molestation. Most of these things aren’t described in ...
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Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it 5 years ago
يا سلام يا سلام :)أجمل شيء في هذه القصة هي أنها ذكرتني بمسلسل كان ياما كان السوري القديم. القصة جميلة. تنفع أن تكون قصة ما قبل النوم للأطفال ..وللكبار أيضاً!
Nicole~ rated it 6 years ago
Nō for Dummies First off, let me say that I started reading these plays nō-ing nothing about Kabuki or Nō theater, just that I have always admired Japanese dramatic arts even though I couldn't much understand it. It is like listening to Shakespeare for the first time, in high frequency.A little rese...
Leopard rated it 7 years ago
In 5 Modern Japanese Novelists (2003) Donald Keene (b. 1922) discusses some of the many Japanese authors with whom he had friendly relations: Tanizaki Jun'ichiro, Kawabata Yasunari, Mishima Yukio, Abe Kobo, and Shiba Ryotaro. Though there is distinct overlap in this book with the more formal and ex...
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