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Films: 砂の女 (The Woman in the Dunes)

(Note: I’m spending some time during the inter-semester break catching up on unseen films and unread books & articles, and will be using this space to get some thoughts about them down on paper .) 957 more words

Japan

unbecoming humility

“—This unbecoming humility again. There’s no need for you to think of writers as something special. If you write, you’re a writer, aren’t you?”

— Kobo Abe, The Woman in the Dunes

Literature

self-conscious about expressing

“Country people tended to be self-conscious about expressing their feelings in words. And in this sense they were more honest.”

— Kobo Abe, The Woman in the Dunes

Literature