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These translations are established on the Chuo Koron-Sha, Inc. , variants of Kura no naka
and Yamagoi, released in 1972. Kura no naka used to be first released in 1919 and
Yamagoi in 1922 via Uno Kôji.
English translation rights prepared with Uno Kazuo
In the Storehouse • Kura no naka 39
Love of Mountains • Yamagoi eighty five
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Shiga Naoya’s “ Kinosaki ni te” (1917) was translated by Ed ward Seidensticker as “At Kinosaki” (in Modern Japanese Literature, ed. Donald Keene [New York: Grove, 1956]). 38. See Arthur Symons’ The Symbolist Movement in Literature (London: William Heinemann, 1899), which Uno read in English. 39. Ogyu Sorai (1666-1728), an important figure in Confucian thought and letters of the Tokugawa period. In 1706, Sorai made an official mission to the province of Kai to inspect the land thereon behalf of his lord, Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu (who had recently had his Kawagoe fief exchanged for Kai province).
And he refused to grant my request. I don’t need to tell you outright. As I go on talking, you’ll re alize that I’m not the most trustworthy person. Indeed I frequently failed to return money I borrowed from friends and never vacated a rooming house without leaving be hind an unpaid bill. 1 Is there anyone who would lend me anything for putting my seal to a pledge? N o publishing house, no magazine or newspa per publisher (I earn my living writing novels and am still single) would advance me a sen unless I have a publishable manuscript to give them.
I don’t mean that I was going to the pawnshop to redeem some thing I had pawned. I don’t have that kind of money. And I didn’t want to go there to pawn something. I don’t have anything to pawn anymore—not even a kimono. In fact, the kimono I’m wearing is already in hock. What do I mean? I’ve already borrowed money against it, and that isn’t all. Every month I have to pay a fee for wear and tear on this kimono— which is three times the interest I have to pay every six months for the money I borrowed against the other things I pawned.