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蓼喰ふ蟲 Tade kuu mushi Book á 151 pages Ø Jun'ichirō tanizaki Ø ❰Reading❯ ➷ 蓼喰ふ蟲 Tade kuu mushi Author Jun'ichirō Tanizaki – Gwairsoft.co.uk The marriage of Kaname and Misako is disintegrating whilst seeking passion and fulfilment in the arms of othThe marriage of Kaname and Misako is disintegrating whilst seeking passion and fulfilment in the arms of others they contemplate the humiliation of divorce Misako's 蓼喰 I enjoyed Some Prefer Nettles immensely If you appreciate or seek classic literarary fiction Japanese novels a well formed sentence and many of them over plot ambiguous endings complex family dynamics imperfect marriages and the sound of rain frogs on a summer's eve you likewise may appreciate itFor an excellent review read this from William

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ふ蟲 Tade eBook #9734 father believes their relationship has been damaged by the influence of a new and alien culture and so attempts to heal the breach by educating his Japanese is a vague language and they produce vague books They prefer their prose to be misty says the prolific Japanese translator Edward Seidensticker in his introduction To suggest than it says The great Japanese author Jun'ichirō Tanizaki traces it all the way back to the meandering obliue Tale of Genji We Japanese scorn the bald fact he says and we consider it good form to keep a thin sheet of paper between the factand the wordsSo here's this thin Jamesian sheet of paper Kaname and Misako are getting divorced if they ever get around to it Nothing dramatic has happened It's a banal divorce They're just not that into each other Misako has a lover Kaname's main concern is that when the divorce happens the lover had better settle down with her to save embarrassment I too have been banally divorced and I loved this; it reminded me of some parts of mine The part where for a while we thought we would be friends that we'd still be important to each other even if we didn't stay married The part where the loss of love isn't even that interesting; the logistics of divorce are the scary partAll this and puppet shows Tanizaki in his youth a dangerous writer began to look backwards as he aged as the timid do Kaname finds truth in the old fashioned Japanese puppet shows No matter how inspired an actor was one still said to oneself 'That's Baiko' or 'That's Fukusuke' But here one had only the puppet Koharu herself Miss Piggy or gtfoKaname wishes the person would disappear until only the performance remains He finds his life too complicated His father in law has a consort O hisa almost a concubine a much younger submissive woman with her teeth blackened in the old fashioned style She resembles a puppet Kaname would like a puppet He's a stand in for Tanizaki who set his own wife up with a poet friend of his as their marriage washed away Tanizaki wrote this book two years before they got divorced; it may be a subtle hint but one would imagine she got it this is an actual thingO hisa isn't uite what she presents as Flashes of rebellion show under her makeup Kaname doesn't come off terribly well as he curls up The ending is subtle and brilliant Apparently Tanizaki is known for good endings The book says little and implies a lot It's short and dense Seidensticker says that Chinese novels are precise and Japanese ones are misty I read a lot of Chinese novels last year he's right and I'm starting to read a lot of Japanese novels now There's been a dreamlike uality to many of them Puppet shows are still silly but this is a deep book all of these are very serious men

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蓼喰ふ蟲 Tade kuu mushiSon in law in the time honoured Japanese traditions of aesthetic and sensual pleasure The result is an absorbing chilling conflict between ancient and modern young and ol Tanizaki is one of the greats in Japanese literature and the only one that I know who was obsessed with how the West mixed with the old Japanese culture in its practice as well as its aesthetic The puppet theater in the novel is worth the price alone but what is fascinating about this book is how Tanizaki shares his doubts and love of western culture It was a conflict with him and this is what makes his literature so uniue in Japanese 20th Century letters