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The Makioka Sisters de Junichiro Tanizaki
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The Makioka Sisters (edició 1957)

de Junichiro Tanizaki

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In Osaka in the years immediately before World War II, four aristocratic women try to preserve a way of life that is vanishing. As told by Junichiro Tanizaki, the story of the Makioka sisters forms what is arguably the greatest Japanese novel of the twentieth century, a poignant yet unsparing portrait of a family-and an entire society-sliding into the abyss of modernity. Tsuruko, the eldest sister, clings obstinately to the prestige of her family name even as her husband prepares to move their household to Tokyo, where that name means nothing. Sachiko compromises valiantly to secure the future of her younger sisters. The unmarried Yukiko is a hostage to her family's exacting standards, while the spirited Taeko rebels by flinging herself into scandalous romantic alliances. Filled with vignettes of upper-class Japanese life and capturing both the decorum and the heartache of its protagonist, "The Makioka Sisters" is a classic of international literature.… (més)
Membre:lreinsma
Títol:The Makioka Sisters
Autors:Junichiro Tanizaki
Informació:Tuttle (1958), Edition: First Thus, Paperback, 530 pages
Col·leccions:La teva biblioteca
Valoració:****
Etiquetes:fiction, novel, Japanese, first edition, price clipped

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The Makioka Sisters de Jun'ichirō Tanizaki

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    Emma de Jane Austen (Sarasamsara)
    Sarasamsara: Like Austen's novels, The Makioka Sisters traces the daily lives and romances of an upper-class family-- the only difference is that this is pre-war Japan, not Regency England. Like in one of Austen's works, when you close the novel you feel like you are closing the door on someone's life.… (més)
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    A Suitable Boy de Vikram Seth (kitzyl)
    kitzyl: A family's quest to find a husband for an unmarried daughter/sister, set against the background of Indian/Japanese culture.
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A novel of utmost serenity contradicting the turmoil brewing within the Makioka family and Japan at the onset of WWII. What seemed to be a tale of sister bonding on the surface jeopardised by different, clashing personalities turned out to be a complicated family affair built upon reputation, pride, and long-gone wealth. This was often fraught with tension — taking shape in forms of jealousy, insecurity, ill-health, and submissiveness — and was a deep reflection of Japanese tradition especially on marriage and women's role in society.

Conservatism was a big part of the novel. This was often frustrating to read about due to its unfortunate and apparent presence in our society even today. How limiting it was I can't imagine being bred in such an environment despite one of the sisters being set apart as a "representation of modernism", ie., not wearing a kimono often, earning money for one's self, and the desire to get higher education (but even these felt like a farce as the book's twists negated some of these ideas rather described as "rebellion"). The constant search for the perfect husband, economically, physically, and mentally, for one of the sisters was also Austenesque.

The Makioka Sisters spoke of cherry blossoms, family dinners, and soft conversations. It also spoke of how being deeply unyielding with regards to family traditions may break a family. All these women were dependent on their husbands without any choice on the matter with the saving grace of having a heartwarming and aptly sentimental connection with each other (Sachiko particularly is the best of the sisters). The enduring quality of this novel was how it could be taken apart in so many ways yet you're still left with more to take apart. Absolutely memorable. ( )
  lethalmauve | Jan 26, 2021 |
The second world war looms, but the Makioka sisters are concerned with social obligations, family ceremonies and marrying off the two youngest sisters, Yukiko and Taeko.

A wonderful book, full of the minutiae of life in a middle-class family in the Japan of the thirties.

Highly recommended ( )
  pamelad | Dec 14, 2020 |
The Makioka Sisters

Now here is something. A book of mind numbing detail. Pages and pages of it. Ritual, protocol and discipline. Sounds bad but it is wonderful. It is the story of 4 sisters in Japan from the turn of the 20th  Century up to and into WW2. It is about their lives, the shape of their lives and the content of their lives.
 
It was not until I was a fair way into this book that I realised that the sisters live lives that were prescribed in the 1700's. They live in a world that is vanishing but they don't know it. It is only by oblique references that you can work out what's happening in the outside world. For that is where the rest of the world is - outside.
 
I liked very much that the picture that is built up in this book comes from the myriad of details that assails you from the get go.
 
As a picture of an era that is passing this makes The Remains of the Day look like an episode of The Simpsons ( )
  Ken-Me-Old-Mate | Sep 24, 2020 |
Read, favourite. ( )
  sasameyuki | Aug 13, 2020 |
At once both a sweeping study of 5 years of Japanese social history and a perfectly toned study of family life, Tanizaki's novel is rightly judged a classic. Each of the four sisters is wonderfully created, and the social and familial relationships that defined Japanese society in the period in which the novel is set (1936-1941) give the reader a wonderful insight. A must-read. ( )
  Alan.M | Mar 16, 2020 |
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Jun'ichirō Tanizakiautor primaritotes les edicionscalculat
Hengst, UllaTraductorautor principalalgunes edicionsconfirmat
Yatsushiro, SachikoTraductorautor principalalgunes edicionsconfirmat
Hengst, UllaTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Seidensticker, Edward G.Traductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Westerhoven, JacquesTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
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In Osaka in the years immediately before World War II, four aristocratic women try to preserve a way of life that is vanishing. As told by Junichiro Tanizaki, the story of the Makioka sisters forms what is arguably the greatest Japanese novel of the twentieth century, a poignant yet unsparing portrait of a family-and an entire society-sliding into the abyss of modernity. Tsuruko, the eldest sister, clings obstinately to the prestige of her family name even as her husband prepares to move their household to Tokyo, where that name means nothing. Sachiko compromises valiantly to secure the future of her younger sisters. The unmarried Yukiko is a hostage to her family's exacting standards, while the spirited Taeko rebels by flinging herself into scandalous romantic alliances. Filled with vignettes of upper-class Japanese life and capturing both the decorum and the heartache of its protagonist, "The Makioka Sisters" is a classic of international literature.

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