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Fall of Language in the Age of English

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Isbn 9780231163033
Publisher Columbia University Press
Imprint Columbia University Press
Contributor 2 Yoshihara, Mari
Contributor 1 Mizumura, Minae
Contributor 3 Carpenter, Juliet Winters
Pages 240
BISAC 1 BISAC 1
Author Bio
Minae Mizumura was born in Tokyo, moved to New York at the age of twelve, and studied French literature at Yale University. Acclaimed for her audacious experimentation and skillful storytelling, Mizumura has won major literary awards for all four of her novels—one of which, A True Novel, was recently published in English. She lives in Tokyo.

Mari Yoshihara is professor of American studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. She is the author of Embracing the East: White Women and American Orientalism and Musicians from a Different Shore: Asians and Asian Americans in Classical Music.

Juliet Winters Carpenter studied Japanese literature at the University of Michigan and the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Tokyo. In 1980, Carpenter’s translation of Abe Kobo’s novel Secret Rendezvous (Mikkai) won the Japan–United States Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature.
Format Trade Paper
Audience General Trade
Answer Code SPR
Release Date 12/20/2016
Stock Due Date 12/15/2016
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