Themes of Kawabata Yasunari’s House of the Sleeping Beauties

Analysis of Kawabata Yasunari’s House of the Sleeping Beauties

In House of the Sleeping Beauties, by the Japanese Nobel Prize–winning author Kawabata Yasunari (1899– 1972), the protagonist, 67-year-old Eguchi, visits an inn where old men pay to spend a chaste night with beautiful young women who have been drugged…. Read More ›