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The Times of Botchan, Volume 4

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The Times of Botchan, Volume 4

By Jiro Taniguchi; Natsuo Sekikawa

Ponent Mon, Paperback, 9788496427136, 133pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2009

Description
b]A CHANGING NATION /b]The Meiji period (1867 - 1912) saw the important formative years of modern Japan unfold. Contemporary author, Soseki Natsume, wrote a book entitled i]Botchan /i] based on his experiences in this fast-changing world. i]The times of Botchan /i] is a fictionalized account of Natsume and his circle of poets and writers, peppered with events and famous characters of the time. This, the fourth of ten volumes, focuses on the relationship between Army Medical Officer and poet, ?gai Mori and the German dancer Elise Weigert - Autumn's Ballerina - and the strains placed on it by Japanese society.Other titles in the series: i]The Times of Botchan /i]: 1:978-84-96427-01-3 2:978-84-96427-09-9 3:978-84-96427-12-