When he wrote his first novel, Haruki Murakami confessed in a lecture, friends called to complain because the book made them want to drink. And when he writes, his words have a music all their own, much of it learned from jazz. Jay Rubin, a self-confessed fan, has written a book for. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words by Jay Rubin.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Jay Rubin has translated several of Haruki Murakami’s novels into English and interviewed him extensively over a number of years.
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But Rubin is not just a mere translator, he is also a fan of Murakami Part exuberant celebrator, part human Murakami encyclopedia, Rubin, a Harvard professor of Japanese Literature and a Murakami translator, puts about the author’s life and writing under a microscope in Account Options Sign in. He loves music of all kinds and when he writes, My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Haruki Murakami and the music of words. He loves music of all kinds and when he writes, his words have a music all their own, much of it learned from jazz.
Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words by Jay Rubin
Besides being the distinguished translator of Murakami’s work, Professor Jay Rubin is a self-confessed fan. He has written a book for other fans who want to know more about this reclusive writer.
He reveals the autobiographical elements in Murakami’s fiction; explains how he developed a distinctive new style in Japanese; and how, on his return to Japan from America, he came to regard the Kobe earthquake in which his parents’ house was destroyed and the Tokyo subway gas attack as twin manifestations of a violence lying just beneath the surface of Japanese life. Since Rubin has been studying Murakami’s writing, interviewing him, and collaborating with him in preparing his works for an English-speaking audience.
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