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Kōbō Abe



Abe Kobo (1924–1993) was one of Japan's greatest postwar writers, widely recognized for his imaginative fiction and plays of the absurd.

Richard F. Calichman is professor of Japanese studies at the City College of New York, CUNY. He is also the translator and editor of The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kobo (Columbia, 2013).

Kōbō Abe Books

Beasts Head for Home book cover

Beasts Head for Home

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The Frontier Within book cover

The Frontier Within

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The Box Man book cover

The Box Man

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The Ruined Map book cover

The Ruined Map

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The Face of Another

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The Woman in the Dunes book cover

The Woman in the Dunes

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