Yoko Winner Of The Akutagawa Prize In 1971 Is The Story Of A Sensitive Young Man S Relationship With The Title Character, A Beautiful Young Woman Who Is Suffering From An Apparently Hereditary Mental Illness Through Y Ko S Vivid But Distorted Perceptions Of The World, Furui Highlights The Process By Which Reality And Identity Are Created Above All, However, Yoko Is A Touching, If Somewhat Unusual, Tale Of A Young Couple S Deepening Love The Other Two Short Stories In This Collection, The Plain Of Sorrows And The Doll, Deal With The Subject Of Coming To Terms With Aging And Death, Thus Shifting The Focus From The Crises Of Young Adulthood To Those Of Middle Age This Important Author S Work Has Been Hard To Find In The West, And One Is Grateful For The Translations And Accompanying Commentaries By Donna George Storey William Ferguson, New York Times Book Review Furui Yoshikichi Has Won The Akutagawa Prize 1971 , The Nihon Bungaku Taisho 1980 , The Tanizaki Prize 1983 , The Kawabata Yasunari Prize 1988 , And The Yomiuri Prize 1989.Donna George Storey Is A Visiting Assistant Professor In Japanese Literature, University Of California, Berkeley.
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- Child of Darkness: Yoko and Other Stories (Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies, No. 18)
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