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The Resource The woman in the dunes, by Kobo Abé ; translated from the Japanese by E. Dale Saunders ; with drawings by Machi Abé

The woman in the dunes, by Kobo Abé ; translated from the Japanese by E. Dale Saunders ; with drawings by Machi Abé

Label
The woman in the dunes
Title
The woman in the dunes
Statement of responsibility
by Kobo Abé ; translated from the Japanese by E. Dale Saunders ; with drawings by Machi Abé
Title variation
Woman of the Dunes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
In a remote seaside village, Niki Jumpei, a teacher and amateur entomologist, is held captive with a young woman at the bottom of a vast sand pit where, Sisyphus-like, they are pressed into shoveling off the ever-advancing sand dunes that threaten the village
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
011881
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abe, Kōbō
Dewey number
895.6/35
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
850L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teachers
  • Entomologists
  • Captivity
  • Sand dunes
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Conduct of life
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
The woman in the dunes, by Kobo Abé ; translated from the Japanese by E. Dale Saunders ; with drawings by Machi Abé
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Suna no onna
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage international edition.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780679733782
Lccn
90050625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The woman in the dunes, by Kobo Abé ; translated from the Japanese by E. Dale Saunders ; with drawings by Machi Abé
Publication
Note
Translation of: Suna no onna
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage international edition.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780679733782
Lccn
90050625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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