A Woman with Demons: The Life of Kamiya Mieko (Google eBook)

Front Cover
McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Jan 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 261 pages
0 Reviews
Kamiya Mieko, the Japanese writer, psychiatrist, professor, and mystic, was a far more complex and intriguing figure than her popular image as a philanthropic doctor for leprosy patients suggests. a Woman with Demons corrects the myths about Kamiya's life
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Related books

Contents

Family Background and Early Childhood 19141923
3
The Swiss Days 19231926
17
Readjustment to Japan and Student Life at Seijo Higher Girls School and Tsuda College
38
4 Love with Nomura Kazuhiko and the Lasting Impact of His Death
51
The American Days 19381940
84
6 A Medical Student in Japan 19411944
129
7 An Unmarried Female Psychiatrist at Tokyo University Hospital 19441946
166
8 Kamiya Mieko in Her Later Years
204
A Happy Ending
217
Notes
223
Index
253
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page vii - Press who worked towards publication of this book. I would like to express my sincere thanks to all of...
Page vi - Without his kind cooperation this biography would never have been written. I would also like to express my indebtedness to Ms Sumikawa Midori, the niece of Nomura Kazuhiko, who figures prominently in this biography, for kindly allowing me to read a substantial part of the "diary" he left at his premature death.

References from web pages

A Woman with Demons
A Woman with Demons. The Life of Kamiya Mieko. Yuzo Ota. An intimate portrait of a Japanese woman that overturns stereotypes about Japan. ...
mqup.mcgill.ca/ print_book.php?bookid=1987

A Woman with Demons
A Woman with Demons. A Life of Kamiya Mieko (1914–1979). Yuzo Ota. Selection of the 2007 AAUP Book, Jacket & Journal Show. mcgill-Queen's University Press ...
www.zijn-digital.com/ books/ ota.html

Canadian Literature | Review Not Available
Canadian Literature is a quarterly of criticism and review published out of the University of British Columbia. Since 1959, we have been publishing critical ...
www.canlit.ca/ reviews-review.php?id=10847

yuzo ota libri - I Libri dell'autore: Yuzo Ota ...
A Woman with Demons: A Life of Kamiya Mieko (1914-1979) · A Woman with Demons: A Life of Kamiya Mieko (1914-1979) di Yuzo Ota - mcgill-Queen's University ...
www.libreriauniversitaria.it/ books-author_yuzo+ota-yuzo+ota.htm

About the author (2006)

Yuzo Ota is professor of history, McGill University, and the author of numerous books including Basil Hall Chamberlain: Portrait of a Japanologist.

Bibliographic information