The Legend Of Gold And Other Stories
by Jun Ishikawa
The four stories and novella translated here represent the best short fiction by Ishikawa Jun (1899-1987), one of the most important modernist writers to appear on the Japanese literary stage during the years before and after World War II.Throughout his career, Ishikawa resisted the tide of popular opinion to address issues of political and artistic significance and thereb...more
Published November 1st 1998
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Jun Ishikawa was the pen-name of a modernist author, translator and literary critic active in Shōwa period Japan. His real name (written in the same kanji) was Ishikawa Kiyoshi.More about Jun Ishikawa...