Where Europe Begins: Stories download free [PDF and Ebook] by Yoko Tawada

Where Europe Begins: Stories download free [PDF and Ebook] by Yoko Tawada year 2007
  • Book name: Where Europe Begins: Stories
  • Author: Yoko Tawada
  • Release date: 2007/9/30
  • Publisher: NEW DIRECTIONS PUBLISHING CORPORATION
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Teaching Resources and Education
  • ISBN: 9780811217026
  • Rating: 9.97 of 10
  • Votes: 381
  • Review by: Barrett Mobley
  • Review rating: 9.81 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/29
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Where Europe Begins presents a collection of startling new stories by Japanese writer Yoko Tawada. Moving through landscapes of fairy tales, family history, strange words and letters, dreams, and every-day reality, Tawada's work blurs divisions between fact and fiction, prose and poetry. Often set in physical spaces as disparate as Japan, Siberia, Russia, and Germany, these tales describe a fragmented world where even a city or the human body can become a sort of text. Suddenly, the reader becomes as much a foreigner as the author and the figures that fill this book: the ghost of a burned woman, a woman traveling on the Trans-Siberian railroad, a mechanical doll, a tongue, a monk who leaps into his own reflection. Tawada playfully makes the experience of estrangement-of a being in-between-both sensual and bewildering, and as a result practically invents a new way of seeing things while telling a fine story.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H27M28S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Teaching Resources & Education, Short Story Books, Contemporary Fiction, Poetry & Drama
  • Available formats: JPG, PDF, WORD, DOC, TCR, EPUB, OEB, TXT. Compressed in RAR, CPIO, Z, CAB, TAR, ZIP, AZW
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.63 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x178x18mm
  • Weight: 210g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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