Tag: Japan

The housekeeper and the professor

Summary: The story centers around a mathematician, who suffered brain damage in a traffic accident in 1975 and since then can produce only 80 minutes’ worth of memories, and his interactions with a housekeeper (the narrator) and her son “Root” as the Professor shares the beauty of equations with them. Author: Yoko Ogawa Publication Year:…
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Literature and mathematics

Summary: Biography of the Japanese mathematician and essayist Fujiwara. Author: Masahiko Fujiwara Publication Year: 2018 Electronic Access: https://www.asymptotejournal.com/nonfiction/masahiko-fujiwara-literature-and-mathematics/ Type of document: Article