Title: 不死

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Title: 不死? Title Record # 1762029
Author: 川端康成?
Date: 1963-00-00
Length: short story
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Language: Japanese
Note: This is story #117 in Kawabata's collection of Palm-of-the-Hand Stories (掌の小説, Tenohira no shōsetsu), in the revised edition of 1989. The Japanese title of this story, 不死, is transcribed as Fushi in the Revised Hepburn notation, and means "immortal" or "immortality" (sinicized pronunciation, from Mandarin býsǐ). It is composed of 不, fu, "non", "not", "un-" and 死, shi, "dead", "death".
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1988 English Immortality [as by Yasunari Kawabata]


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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Riverside Anthology of Short Fiction: Convention and Innovation 1997-11-00 ed. Dean Baldwin Houghton Mifflin 0-395-81386-7   xvii+
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Palm-of-the-Hand Stories 2006-00-00 Yasunari Kawabata Tuttle Publishing / Periplus Editions 978-4-8053-0653-6 •1,600 238 tp? coll Holger Jacobs Checkmark
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