World Literature Program

Kawabata Yasunari




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World Literature I
World Literature II



Links to Recommended Online Resources:

Japanese Literature, World Literature Program, Creighton University


Creighton University Campus, Local Access Resources:

Reinert Alumni Library Collections

World Literature Program Library


Selected Bibliography **

Keene, Donald, Dawn to the West: Japanese Literature of the Modern Era. (1984) PL 726.55 .K39 1984

Kawabata Yasunari, Beauty and Sadness, trans. Howard Hibbett (1996) PL832.A9 U813 1996

-----, Palm-of-the-Hand Stories, trans. Lane Dunlop & J. Martin Holman (1988) PL832.A9 P35 1988

-----, Japan, the Beautiful, and Myself, 1968 Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, trans. Edward Seidensticker (1981) PL832.A9 J3 1981

-----, The Izu Dancer and Other Stories, trans. Edward Seidensticker (1974) PL782.E8I97 1974

-----, The Master of Go, trans. Edward Seidensticker (1972) PL832.A9 M3

-----, The Sound of the Mountain, trans. Edward Seidensticker (1970) PL832.A9Y313 1996

-----, House of the Sleeping Beauties & Other Stories, trans. Edward Seidensticker (1969) PL832.A9H68 1980

-----, Thousand Cranes, trans. Edward Seidensticker (1959) PL832.A9 S413 1996

-----, Snow Country, trans. Edward Seidensticker (1956) PL832.A9 Y813 1996

Miyoshi, Masao, Accomplices of Silence: The Modern Japanese Novel (1996) PL747.55.M5 1996

Pollack, David, Reading Against Culture: Ideology and Narrative in the Japanese Novel (1992) PL747.65 .P65 1992.

Seidensticker, Edward, This Country, Japan (1979)

Audiovisual Resources **

Film, Snow Country, directed by Shiro Toyoda. 1957. VHS videotape. B&W/English subtitles. Approx. 134 min.


** Call numbers refer to the collections at Creighton University's Reinert Alumni Library (RAL) Other locations include the World Literature Program Library (Hitchcock Communication Arts Building Room 303) and the English Department's Library (Hitchcock Communication Arts Building Room 305). For assistance with materials held in the World Literature and English Department libraries call (402) 280-2822


last updated: 8/5/2003


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