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掌の小説?Tenohira no Shōsetsu
Title Record # 1762028
川端康成?Yasunari Kawabata

Date: 1989-00-00
Language: Japanese
  • This is the revised edition of the collection, published in 1989, and containing 122 stories (the first collection, published under the same title in 1971, contained only 111).
  • The Japanese title of this collection, 掌の小説, is normally transcribed as Tenohira no shōsetsu in the Revised Hepburn notation, literally "stories of the palm of the hand"; note that Kawabata preferred the reading tanagokoro for the 掌 kanji. It is composed of 掌, tenohira or tanagokoro "palm of the hand", "の", no, "of" and 小説, shōsetsu, "story" / "stories"; "novel(s)".
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Year Language Title
198870 miniature short stories that Kawabata wrote between 1923 and 1972, the only item with speculative content is 'Immortality', written in 1963. This collection first appeared in English in July 1988, published by North Point Press. Translated by Lane Dunlop and J. Martin Holman
English Palm-of-the-Hand Stories [as by Yasunari Kawabata]


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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Palm-of-the-Hand Stories 2006-00-00 Yasunari Kawabata Tuttle Publishing / Periplus Editions 978-4-8053-0653-6
1,600?: Japanese yen
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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