Love of Mountains: Two Stories by Uno Kōji

By Uno Kōji

Trans Elaine Gerbert

These translations are established on the Chuo Koron-Sha, Inc., variants of Kura no naka
and Yamagoi, released in 1972. Kura no naka was once first released in 1919 and
Yamagoi in 1922 by way of Uno Kôji.
English translation rights prepared with Uno Kazuo

Contents:
Preface ix
Introduction 1
In the Storehouse • Kura no naka 39
Love of Mountains • Yamagoi eighty five
Glossary 209
Place Names 217

Author web page from wikipedia:
Kōji Uno (宇野 浩二 Uno Kōji?, July 26, 1891 - September 21, 1961) was once a famous jap novelist and brief tale writer.
Uno used to be born in Fukuoka to oldsters of Samurai beginning. His grandfather was once a police captain and his father a instructor. After his father's demise while Uno was once 4, his family members misplaced all their rate reductions speculating within the inventory industry. while Uno was once 8, he was once despatched to dwell together with his grandmother and an uncle in Sōemonchō as his mom grew to become a waitress. There he lived, beside the Dōtonbori leisure district, between geisha, prostitutes, wig-makers, and gamblers, as he attended Rikugun trouble-free tuition from 1899-1901. He attended Tennōji heart university, the place he realized to learn English and bought a flavor for Nikolai Gogol's fiction. In 1910 he moved to Tokyo to check English literature at Waseda college, the place he learn Symbolist poetry and Russian modernists together with Leonid Andreyev, Mikhail Artsybashev, Konstantin Balmont, Aleksandr Kuprin, Fyodor Sologub, and Boris Konstantinovich Zaytsev.
At age 28, Uno released his first significant paintings, "In the Storehouse", whose colloquial and ironic type was once criticized as "flippant" and "popular". After seven years of psychological sickness and silence, 1927-1933, his guides grew to become extra traditional and Uno participated within the literary lifetime of the day. in the course of international battle II he wrote essays on literary existence within the Taishō interval (1912-1926).
He obtained the Yomiuri Prize in 1950 for his 1948 novel Omoigawa (思ひ川, River of Thought), and hugely praised for his 1951 serious biography of writer Ryūnosuke Akutagawa. In 1953 he campaigned for the discharge of 20 Communist manufacturing facility staff accused of sabotaging a Japan nationwide Railways freight educate, publishing novels on their behalf, and traveling China in 1956 on a private invitation from Zhou Enlai. Uno died of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Love of Mountains: Two Stories

Trans Elaine Gerbert

These translations are established on the Chuo Koron-Sha, Inc. , versions 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

Contents:
Preface ix
Introduction 1
In the Storehouse • Kura no naka 39
Love of Mountains • Yamagoi eighty five
Glossary 209
Place Names 217

Author web page from wikipedia:
Kōji Uno (宇野 浩二 Uno Kōji? , July 26, 1891 - September 21, 1961) was once a famous jap novelist and brief tale writer.
Uno used to be born in Fukuoka to folks of Samurai beginning. His grandfather used to be a police captain and his father a instructor. After his father's demise while Uno used to be 4, his kin misplaced all their discount rates speculating within the inventory industry. whilst Uno was once 8, he used to be despatched to reside along with his grandmother and an uncle in Sōemonchō as his mom turned a waitress. There he lived, beside the Dōtonbori leisure district, between geisha, prostitutes, wig-makers, and gamblers, as he attended Rikugun hassle-free institution from 1899-1901. He attended Tennōji heart tuition, the place he realized to learn English and bought a flavor for Nikolai Gogol's fiction. In 1910 he moved to Tokyo to check English literature at Waseda college, the place he learn Symbolist poetry and Russian modernists together with Leonid Andreyev, Mikhail Artsybashev, Konstantin Balmont, Aleksandr Kuprin, Fyodor Sologub, and Boris Konstantinovich Zaytsev.
At age 28, Uno released his first significant paintings, "In the Storehouse", whose colloquial and ironic variety used to be criticized as "flippant" and "popular". After seven years of psychological disease and silence, 1927-1933, his courses grew to become extra traditional and Uno participated within the literary lifetime of the day. in the course of international conflict II he wrote essays on literary lifestyles within the Taishō interval (1912-1926).
He bought the Yomiuri Prize in 1950 for his 1948 novel Omoigawa (思ひ川, River of Thought), and hugely praised for his 1951 severe biography of writer Ryūnosuke Akutagawa. In 1953 he campaigned for the discharge of 20 Communist manufacturing unit staff accused of sabotaging a Japan nationwide Railways freight teach, publishing novels on their behalf, and traveling China in 1956 on a private invitation from Zhou Enlai. Uno died of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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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.

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