The setting sun
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New York: New Directions Publishing, [2022].
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xviii, 175 pages ; 21 cm


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First published clothbound by New Directions in 1956 and reissued in cloth in 2022. First published as New Directions Paperback 258 in 1968.
"This powerful novel of a nation in social and moral crisis was first published by New Directions in 1956. Set in the early postwar years, The Setting Sun probes the destructive effects of war and the transition from a feudal Japan to an industrial society. The influence of Osamu Dazai's novel has made "people of the setting sun" a permanent part of the Japanese language, and his heroine, Kazuko, a young aristocrat who deliberately abandons her class, a symbol of the anomie which pervades so much of the modern world."--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Dazai, O. (2022). The setting sun . New Directions Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dazai, Osamu, 1909-1948. 2022. The Setting Sun. New York: New Directions Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dazai, Osamu, 1909-1948. The Setting Sun New York: New Directions Publishing, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Dazai, Osamu. The Setting Sun New Directions Publishing, 2022.

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