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Osamu DAZAI (太宰 治, real name Shūji TSUSHIMA) was a Japanese author who is considered one of the foremost fiction writers of 20th-century Japan. A number of his most popular works, such as Shayō (The Setting Sun) and Ningen Shikkaku (No Longer Human), are considered modern-day classics in Japan.With a semi-autobiographical style and transparency into his personal life, Dazai’s stories have intrigued the minds of many readers. His books also bring about awareness to a number of important topics such as human nature, mental illness, social relationships, and postwar Japan.
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"Japanese author's incomplete masterpiece explores the comical predicament of an editor with too many lovers who want to break up. In this collection, readers can enjoy a diverse range of Dazai Osamu's writing, including his painfully honest confessions about his lonely youth, battles with addiction, and failed suicide attempts. The book also features humorous observations of everyday life, surprising twists on Western traditions, and a cautionary tale about never trusting dogs."
"Explore the daily life of a teenage girl on the brink of World War II and the harsh realities of war in this collection of two previously unpublished stories by Osamu Dazai. With a mix of humor, sensitivity, and cynicism, Dazai's autobiographical fiction offers a unique perspective on Japanese society during this turbulent time."
Lo scudo dell'illusione. Racconti fantastici della letteratura giapponese moderna
Miyazawa Kenji, Natsume Sōseki, Dazai Osamu, Unno Jūza, Yamamura Bochō, Yumeno Kyūsaku - 2017-05-01
Explore the world of modern Japanese fantasy literature through this anthology that features the works of six of the country's most celebrated authors: Natsume Sōseki, Yamamura Bochō, Yumeno Kyūsaku, Miyazawa Kenji, Unno Jūza, and Dazai Osamu. This collection includes fourteen of their most significant stories, each delving into the limitless potential of the fantasy genre. Experience Natsume Sōseki's Arthurian adventure in "The Shield of Illusion," Miyazawa Kenji's biting satire in "Obber and the Elephant," and Dazai Osamu's reflection on the power of friendship in "Run, Melos!" Discover the impact these influential writers had on modern Japanese literature and get lost in their imaginative and thought-provoking tales.
"A New Hamlet" by Osamu Dazai offers a unique interpretation of the classic tragedy, with a focus on adult hypocrisy and an autobiographical lens. The book, published in 1941, also provides insight into the author's troubled life and political commentary on Japan during World War II. Despite its dark themes, the book is surprisingly humorous and engaging, making it a must-read for fans of both classic literature and Japanese literature. This previously untranslated work is a significant development in Dazai's career and is sure to captivate readers until the very end.
La sociedad gastronómica y otros cuentos para gourmets
Jun'ichiro Tanizaki, Osamu Dazai, Kenji Miyazawa, Kanoko Okamoto, Kafu Nagai, Fumiko Hayashi, Ango Sakaguchi, Sakunosuke Oda, Shoken Kamitsukasa - 2016-10-01
Explore the balance between tradition and modernity in early 20th century Japan through a collection of 12 contemporary tales that revolve around the theme of food. Set against a backdrop of a rapidly modernizing country, these stories offer a unique glimpse into the culture and customs of Japan through its cuisine. From poverty to sensuality, and from beauty to decline, discover the diverse facets of Japanese society through these engaging accounts. A must-read for anyone who loves Japanese culture or food.
Repudiados by Osamu Dazai
斜阳 by 太宰治
潘多拉之匣 by 太宰治
人间失格 by 太宰治
Pandora's Box by Osamu Dazai
Goodbye by Osamu Dazai
奇想と微笑—太宰治傑作選 [Kisō To Bishō by Osamu Dazai
Recuerdos by Osamu Dazai
Colegiala by Osamu Dazai
離人：太宰治的人生絮語 by TAI ZAI ZHI
越級申訴 by 太宰治
Ocho escenas de Tokio by Osamu Dazai
御伽草紙 by BEN SHE.YI MING
Schoolgirl by Osamu Dazai
走れメロス [Hashire Melos] by Osamu Dazai
人間失格 ─まんがで読破─ [Ningen shikkaku - manga de dokuha] by Osamu Dazai
Jeunesse by Osamu Dazai
La Femme de Villon by Osamu Dazai
Cent vues du mont Fuji by Osamu Dazai
Blue Bamboo by Osamu Dazai
斜陽・人間失格・桜桃・走れメロス 外七篇 [Shayō, Ningen Shikkaku, Ōtō, Hashire Merosu, gai nana hen] by Osamu Dazai
Self Portraits by Osamu Dazai
Crackling Mountain and Other Stories by Osamu Dazai
Run, Melos! and other stories by Osamu Dazai
Return to Tsugaru by Osamu Dazai
走れメロス・山椒魚 by Osamu Dazai
Dazai Osamu by James Aloysius O'Brien
The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
No longer Human by Osamu Dazai
ヴィヨンの妻 [Viyon No Tsuma] by Osamu Dazai
Дадзай Осаму. Избранные произведения by Osamu Dazai