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太宰治  |  Osamu Dazai

Legal name: 太宰治

Transliterated name: Tsushima, Shūji

Birth place: Kanagi, Aomori, Japan

Birth date: 19 June 1909

Death date: 13 June 1948

Language: Japanese

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Bibliographic comments: Pen name of Shūji Tsushima.


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Otogizōshi: The Fairy Tale Book of Dazai Osamu

1945

<   May 2011 edition

Kurodahan Press

ISBN 978-49-02075-40-3

Trade paperback, 123 pages

unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Joel Cohn.

  •  Translated from the Japanese by Ralph F. McCarthy.

Fiction: Prologue  //  The Stolen Wen  //  Urashima-san  //  Click-Clack Mountain  //  The Sparrow Who Lost Her Tongue

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Blue Bamboo: Tales of Fantasy and Romance

1993

<   July 1993, 1st edition

Kodansha International

ISBN 4-7700-1738-3

Hardcover, 182 pages

$22.00

Notes:

  •  Introduction and translated from the Japanese by Ralph F. McCarthy.

Fiction: On Love and Beauty  //  Cherry Leaves and the Whistler  //  The Chrysanthemum Spirit  //  The Mermaid and

the Samurai  //  Blue Bamboo  //  Romanesque  //  Lanterns of Romance

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Crackling Mountain and Other Stories

2012

<   April 2012, 1st edition

Tuttle Publishing

ISBN 4-7700-1738-3

Digital

£9.99

Notes:

  •  Introduction and translated from the Japanese by James O'Brien.

  •  Contains both genre and non-genre fiction (undetermined).

Fiction: Memories  //  Undine  //  Monkey Island  //  Heed My Plea  //  Melos, Run!  //  On the Question of Apparel  //  A

Poor Man's Got His Pride  //  The Monkey's Mound  //  The Sound of Hammering  //  Taking the Wen Away  //  Crackling

Mountain

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