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Japan, the ambiguous, and myself

the Nobel Prize speech and other lectures

by Kenzaburo Oe

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Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Ōe, Kenzaburō, 1935-,
    • Humanism,
    • Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKenzaburo Oe.
      ContributionsŌe, Kenzaburō, 1935-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL858.E14 A6 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. ;
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL908787M
      ISBN 104770019807
      LC Control Number95203369
      OCLC/WorldCa32447745

      Japan, the ambiguous, and myself: the Nobel Prize speech and other lectures. [Kenzaburō Ōe] -- In December , on the acceptance of only the second Nobel Prize awarded to a Japanese writer, Kenzaburo Oe gave a speech that was a message for mankind: one that pledged his own faith in . In the Nobel Prize Memorial Lecture, in his speech titled “Aimai na Nihon no watakushi” (Japan, the Ambiguous, and Myself)," while referring to Kawabata Yasunari’s memorial lecture, Ōe Kenzaburō () described the tradition of the post-war Japanese writers that they had attempted to “make up for the inhuman atrocities Author: Michiko Ito.

      Japan, the Ambiguous, and Myself: The Nobel Prize Speech and Other Lectures. Kenzaburō Ōe $ - $   It's hard to 'review' a book like Mick's in the wake of his tragic passing. It has taken on a Biblical status to some degree within his fan base but it would be wrong to take this book as the last will and testament from Mick Karn. As the cover note says, 'thus far' - this was a halfway look back before heading into part two.

      New York: Vintage Books. [This novel depicts a love affair between a wealthy sophisticate and a geisha in a snowy hot spring region] ; Japan, the Ambiguous, and Myself: The Nobel Prize Speech and Other Lectures. Sanroku Yoshida, Kenzaburō Ōe; History; ; Fires on . Ambiguity has long been at the center of Amber Bain’s music project The Japanese ’s a concept the U.K. musician explored early on in her life when she spent a week pretending to be a Author: Ilana Kaplan.


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by Kenzaburō Ōe. Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York. Written in EnglishPages: Japan, the Ambiguous, and Myself: The Nobel Prize Speech and Other Lectures Author Kenzaburo Oe Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Near Fine Condition Jacket condition Near Fine Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Kodansha Place of Publication Tokyo, Japan Book Edition: First Edition.

The title of Oe's Nobel Lecture, "Japan the Ambiguous and Myself," was an allusion to the speech given in Stockholm in by Japan's only other Nobel laureate in literature, Yasunari Kawabata. Kenzaburō Ōe (大江 健三郎, Ōe Kenzaburō, born 31 January ) is a Japanese writer and a major figure in contemporary Japanese literature.

His novels, short stories and essays, strongly influenced by French and American literature and literary theory, deal with political, social and philosophical issues, including nuclear weapons, nuclear power, social non-conformism, and : 31 January (age 84), Ōse, Ehime, Japan.

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The author defines how intricate society and literature are intertwined and the impact of ignoring literature's necessity.5/5(2). Japan, The Ambiguous, and Myself. Oe, Kenzaburo. New York: Kodansha International, Hardcover. Green and gray paper boards. Extremities rubbed.

Dust jacket slightly creased along edges. Good / good. Item # Signed. Price: $ Add to. Kawabata's Nobel Lecture was titled "Japan, The Beautiful and Myself" (美しい日本の私―その序説).

Zen Buddhism was a key focal point of the speech; much was devoted to practitioners and the general practices of Zen Buddhism and how it differed from other types of Buddhism.

He presented a severe picture of Zen Buddhism, Genre: novels, short-stories. InKenzaburō Ōe, second Japanese writer to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, entitled his Nobel Lecture “Japan, the ambiguous, and myself”, dialoguing with his predecessor.

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We began discussing one of his assigned texts, The Japanese Mind, Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture. He’d just read a chapter titled, “Aimai,” the Japanese word for ambiguity. The book cited haiku as one way in which ambiguity is embodied in Japanese culture. I borrowed the book for a weekend and was fascinated by what I found.