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Mizumura, Minae Overview. Publication Timeline. Most widely held works by Minae Mizumura. The fall of language in the age of English by Minae Mizumura 20 editions published between and in English and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide Winner of the Kobayashi Hideo Award, The Fall of Language in the Age of English lays bare the struggle to retain the brilliance of one's own language in this period of English-language dominance. Born in Tokyo but also raised and eduated in the United States, Minae Mizumura acknowledges the value of a universal language in the pursuit of knowledge, yet also embraces the different ways of understanding offered by multiple tongues. She warns against losing this precious diversity. Universal languages have always played a pivotal role in advancing human societies, Mizumura shows, but in the globalized world of the Internet, English is fast becoming the sole common language of humanity.
The story of a forbidden love follows a small group of people through the many changes in Japanese society in the years following the end of World War II. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Seller Inventory APE
Post a Comment. This book was first published in Japan in and its English translation is to be published by RandomHouse in the future, but a synopsis can already be found online. Everyone knows Wuthering Heights to be an absorbing classic. It carries the reader to a realm where everything becomes at once dream-like and harrowingly intense, holds her transfixed in that realm, and even after she has closed the book, won't let her go for a long while afterward. When A Real Novel, a remaking of Wuthering Heights, was published in , readers, critics, and scholars eagerly reported having the same experience. Some even went on to say it affected them more intensely than Wuthering Heights. A Real Novel brings back to life the celebrated lovers.
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