The American Occupation of Japan and Okinawa: Literature and Memory
How do the Japanese and Okinawans remember Occupation? How is memory constructed and transmitted? Michael Molasky explores these questions through careful, sensitive readings of literature from mainland Japan and Okinawa. This book sheds light on difficult issues of war, violence, prostitution, colonialism and post-colonialism in the context of the Occupations of Japan and Okinawa.
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Review: The American Occupation of Japan and Okinawa: Literature and MemoryUser Review - Daryl - Goodreads
It's a pretty ambitious project on Molasky's part, to look at depictions of the American occupation in Okinawan and Japanese literature, and I think he accomplishes it very well. I particularly like ... Read full review