About Hisako Matsubara: Nació en Kioto, Japón, hija del gran sacerdote shinto de esta ciudad. Ordenada ella misma sacerdotisa shinto, se licenció en reli. A sour, single-keyed small novel, set in Japan around the turn of the century. Hisako Matsubara is a Japanese novelist who has published works in German, English and She published several novels in German (Brokatrausch , Samurai , Glückspforte , Abendkranich , Brückenbogen

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While completely an apolitical novel, it seems clear that Matsubara, the author, is telling us about the rigidities of old cultures and how frequently they force people to cling to old systems of thought that, far from protecting them, bring disaster.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Nagayuki is a yoshi–a son given up by his poor family and adopted by a richer one–of the Masubara family, Father Hayato being a respected aristocrat, Noh-play expert, and devotee of the samurai code of honor, pride, stiff acceptance. Currently she lives with her family in Los Altos. It’s a pity that this book is out of print, because it is a good novel and its message is valuable.

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Write a customer review. Hisakko Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. She graduated from high school in Kyoto, then attended Tokyo ‘s International Christian Universitywhere she studied comparative religion and literature.

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Neither Father Hayato nor Nagayuki is able, good samurais as they are, to admit to each other their respective destitutions. Matsubara, a young Japanese woman who writes from Germany in German, drives home a sxmurai, feminist point very well: Get to Know Us.

The respected samurai Father Hayato raises his adopted son, Nagayuki, to marry his daughter Tomiko. Be the first to review this item Would you like to hiswko us about a lower price?

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And the victim of such obstinate face-saving is Tomiko, held up in poverty in Japan, unable to join her husband in America–her spirit is all but crushed. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. He is sent to law school in Uisako, where the couple spends a happy time.