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Tokyo in Transit Japanese Culture on the Rails and Road

ISBN-10: 0804771456
ISBN-13: 9780804771450
Edition: 2010
Authors: Alisa Freedman
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 12/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Author Yasunari Kawabata was born in Osaka, Japan on June 14, 1899. He experienced numerous family deaths during his childhood including his parents, a sister, and his grandparents. He graduated from the Tokyo Imperial University in March 1924. He wrote both short stories including The Dancing Girl of Izu and novels including The Sound of the Mountains, Snow Country, Thousand Cranes, and The Old Capital. In 1959, he received the Goethe Medal in Frankfurt and in 1968 he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He committed suicide on April 16, 1972.

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Acknowledgments
Introduction Tokyo on the Rails and Road: Mass Transportation as Cultural and Social Vehicles
Eyewitness Accounts: Observations of Salarymen and Schoolgirls on Tokyo's First Trains
Boys Who Feared Trains: University Students, Railway Trauma, and the Health of the Nation
Shinjuku Station Sketches: Constructing an Icon of Modern Daily Life
From Modern Girls in Motion to Figures of Nostalgia: "Bus Girls" in the Popular Imagination
The Corpse Introducer
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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