Additional Resources for The Man Who Turned Into a Stick by Kobo Abe

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Goodman, David. G., trans. and ed., After Apocalypse: Four Japanese Plays of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Cornell University Press, 1994 (reprint).

A collection of modern Japanese plays that looks into the spiritual, political, and moral questions that faced most Japanese during the postwar era.

Iles, Timothy, Abe Kobo: An Exploration of His Prose, Drama and Theatre, European Press Academic Publishing, 2000.

This is one of a very few books written in English that is totally focused on Abe's work. Iles offers a comprehensive study, interpretation, and criticism of both Abe's fiction and his plays.

Keene, Donald, Dawn to the West: Japanese Literature of the Modern Era, Columbia University Press, 1984.

This book, written by the noted scholar and translator of Abe's works, offers an extensive study of Japanese literature, including drama. Keene has translated the works of many major contemporary Japanese writers.

Mishima, Yukio, Five Modern Noh Plays, Charles E. Tuttle Co...

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