The Master Of Go

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Go is a game of strategy in which two players attempt to surround each other’s black or white stones. Simple in its fundamentals, infinitely complex in its execution, Go is an essential expression of the Japanese spirit. And in his fictional chronicle of a match played between a revered and heretofore invincible Master and a younger, more modern challenger, Yasunari Kawabata captured the moment in...

Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage (May 28, 1996)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0679761063
ISBN-13: 978-0679761068
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.5 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 558022
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book

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According to the introduction to the book there is a word in Japanese (shōsetsu - literally: "short story") which means a fictionalized account of an historical happening. The degree to which the account has been turned into fiction is left vague. ...

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immutable traditions of imperial Japan met the onslaught of the twentieth century.The competition between the Master of Go and his opponent, Otaké, is waged over several months and layered in ceremony. But beneath the game’s decorum lie tensions that consume not only the players themselves but their families and retainers—tensions that turn this particular contest into a duel that can only end in death. Luminous in its detail, both suspenseful and serene, The Master of Go is an elegy for an entire society, written with the poetic economy and psychological acumen that brought Kawabata the Nobel Prize for Literature.Translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker