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Marriage Interview, a (1963) [Short Story]
by Yasushi Inoue Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Written in a light-hearted manner, this story reveals changing attitudes toward a traditional Japanese institution known as the miai. Normally in old Japan a marriage was arranged through negotiation between the two families with the help of a go-between, sometimes even before the prospective bride and groom had met. The miai was a formal occasion to introduce the two young candidates. Inevitably, people of the younger generations grew increasingly reluctant to accept a custom reminiscent of feudal times.

Published in The Mother of Dreams and Other Short Stories.

Original title: Miai no hi
Original languages: Japanese


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Mother of Dreams and Other Short Stories, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: Yasunari Kawabata , Seicho Matsumoto , Osamu Dazai , Yasushi Inoue , Yasuko Harada , Sakae Tsuboi , Yoko Mori , Kafu Nagai , Takeshi Kaiko , Fumiko Enchi , Shohei Ooka , Harumi Setouchi , Taiko Hirabayashi , Kobo Abe , Sawako Ariyoshi , Yumie Hiraiwa

Edition #1: A Marriage Interview

A Marriage Interview (1986)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Sara Dillon
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