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Il futon

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Primo lavoro rappresentativo della corrente naturalista in Giappone, il romanzo Futon (1907) di Tayama Katai destò scalpore per la crudezza e il realismo con cui veniva presentata la vita interiore del protagonista, alter ego dichiarato dello stesso autore. Una confessione senza veli del suo rapporto d'amore con la giovane studentessa che a lui, letterato e maestro, era ...more
Paperback, Mille gru, 131 pages
Published May 2015 by Marsilio (first published 1906)
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Mircalla64 (free Liu Xiaobo)
Jul 26, 2016 Mircalla64 (free Liu Xiaobo) rated it really liked it
Shelves: giappone
fantasie giapponesi

una giovane che ama la letteratura, un sensei avanti negli anni e con tutti i preconcetti dell'epoca nei confronti delle donne, fantasie di possesso, fantasie di rapporti che vanno oltre, un giovane amore tradizionalmente "contro" le indicazioni della famiglia...fine classica di una storia banale, ma terribilmente comune ai tempi...forse ancora adesso le donne in Giappone faticano a farsi prendere sul serio, ma se non altro adesso, almeno nelle città, possono scegliersi il fi
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Oct 05, 2016 ◈ ɣεɾɑ ◈ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 20th-century
A really nice commentary on Japanese society of that time period. The old and new cultures clash. I recommend it to anyone
Daniela Jannuzzi
Sep 11, 2015 Daniela Jannuzzi rated it really liked it
Trovo la letteratura giapponese molto delicata, questo romanzo non ha smentito affatto la mia opinione.
Takenaka Tokio è uno scrittore, profondamente insoddisfatto della sua vita coniugale che non gli riserva più alcuna emozione, trascorre il suo tempo a fantasticare. Finchè un giorno, tra le tante lettere di ammirazione da parte degli studenti non ne trova una di una ragazza.
Yoshiko vuole fare la scrittrice e chiede a Tokio di farle da mentore. L'uomo accetta e da quel momento una passione semp
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Vera
Oct 10, 2016 Vera rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
a really nice view of Japanese society clashing with the old and new.
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Tayama Katai was a Japanese author. His most famous works include Rural Teacher (田舎教師) and Futon (蒲団). He is noted for writing naturalistic I novels which revolve around the author. His writings are considered pseudo-autobiographical. He wrote about his experiences in the Russo-Japanese war.
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