Making Sense of Japanese

Making Sense of Japanese

What the Textbooks Don't Tell You

Book - 2012
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Making Sense of Japanese is the fruit of one foolhardy American's thirty-year struggle to learn and teach the Language of the Infinite. Previously known as Gone Fishin', this book has brought Jay Rubin more feedback than any of his literary translations or scholarly tomes, even if,' he says, 'you discount the hate mail from spin-casters and the stray gill-netter.'
To convey his conviction that 'the Japanese language is not vague,' Rubin has dared to explain how some of the most challenging Japanese grammatical forms work in terms of everyday English. Reached'
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kodansha USA, 2012
Edition: 1st US ed
ISBN: 9781568364926
Branch Call Number: PL534 .R8313 2012x
Characteristics: 135 pages ; 19 cm


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