Title: 不死

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Title:
不死?Fushi
Title Record # 1762029
Author:
川端康成?Yasunari Kawabata

Date: 1963-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: blog.livedoor.jp
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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Year Language Title
1988The original Japanese version of this story was written in 1963. This translation by J. Martin Holman first appeared in English in 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+
1235
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Palm-of-the-Hand Stories 2006-00-00 Yasunari Kawabata Tuttle Publishing / Periplus Editions 978-4-8053-0653-6 •1,600 238
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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