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Nip the buds, shoot the kids

by Kenzaburo Oe

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as: Memushiri kouchi by Kodansha International; translation first published by Marion Boyars in c1985.

StatementKenzaburo Oe ; translated and introduced by Paul St John Mackintosh and Maki Sugiyama.
ContributionsMackintosh, Paul St. John., Sugiyama, Maki.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL858.E14 M413 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL969282M
ISBN 100802134637
LC Control Number96005839

Get this from a library! Nip the buds, shoot the kids. [Kenzaburō Ōe; Paul St John Mackintosh; Maki Sugiyama] -- Oe's dark musings on moral failure have come to symbolize an alienated generation in postwar Japan. This novel recounts the exploits of 15 teenage reformatory boys evacuated to a remote mountain. The narrator: The narrator is the commanding authority of the reformatory is the most mature out of the group and takes to the task of talking for the entire group whenever necessary. Although readers are only able to view his point of view, the narrator begins to question humanity and the life he and the others are living, revealing that he is at the stage in life where .

Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids By Kenzaburo Oe Presentation by The One, The Only Isaac McFadyen The Exalted Ending This book has quite an abrupt ending. It ends with the narrator trying to escape from the villagers but we don't know . Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids takes place during the Showa period in Japan. It's a time when Japan had moved into totalitarianism, ultranationalism and fascism; coupled with the threats of the Great Depression and WWII. The book looks at fear during a war, and what a close-knit group would do to outsiders, even children, in order to survive/5(18).

Of particular interest to readers of this book will be the sequel he wrote in , The Trial of 'Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids.' Here the outcast of the first novel returns to put the entire village on trial, and, employing a postmodern trick, re-enacts some of the original events. Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids recounts the exploits of 15 teenage reformatory boys evacuated in wartime to a remote mountain village where they are feared and detested by the local peasants. When plague breaks out, the villagers flee, blocking the boys inside the deserted town.5/5(5).


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