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House of the sleeping beauties and other stories

Kawabata, Yasunari

House of the sleeping beauties and other stories

by Kawabata, Yasunari

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


Edition Notes

Other titlesOne arm., Of birds and beasts.
StatementYasunari Kawabata ; introduced by Yukio Mishima ; translated by Edward Seidensticker.
ContributionsSeidensticker, Edward, 1921-2007., Kawabata, Yasunari, 1899-1972., Kawabata, Yasunari, 1899-1972.
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p. ;
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15306384M
ISBN 100870114263
LC Control Number69019272

As "House of the Sleeping Beauties" unfolds in Kawabata's subtle prose, the horrified reader comes to see that the sexual excitement is a result not of rejuvenescence, but of a flirtation with death. The three stories presented in this volume all center upon a lonely protagonist and his peculiar eroticism.4/5(3).   The first and longest tale in the collection is the title story: “House of the Sleeping Beauties”. It finishes at just under pages, so it's more a novella than short story.

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The longest novella is House of the Sleeping Beauties and the writing is mysterious and I needed to find out what happened but This story leaves you hanging at the end which I later found out is typical of the writings of Kawabata/5(4). House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories Hardcover – January 1, by Yasunari Kawabata (Author)/5(4).

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.5/5(3). "House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories" contains three variations on the same theme, encompassing the soul-sick loneliness of old age, and the longing for ideal companionship, one with no judgments or confrontation, but merely peace and Cited by: 3.

About House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories Three surreal, erotically charged stories from Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata. In the three long tales in this collection, Yasunari Kawabata examines the boundaries between fantasy and reality in the minds of three lonely men.

In these three tales, underlying the erotic fantasy is the protagonists' lack of connection with other people, and their memories of past loves in an empty sterile life. The title story, "House of the Sleeping Beauties," is about a man who visits a brothel where elderly men can spend a chaste but lecherous night with a drugged, unconscious virgin.

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