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Origins of Modern Japanese Literature

Kōjin Karatani - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 219 pages
Since its publication in Japan ten years ago, the Origins of Modern Japanese Literature has become a landmark book, playing a pivotal role in defining discussions of modernity ...
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Shanghai: a novel

Riichi Yokomitsu, Dennis Charles Washburn - Fiction - 2001 - 241 pages
Published serially between 1928 and 1931, Shanghai tells the story of a group of Japanese expatriates living in the International Settlement at the time of the May 30th ...
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Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism

Elizabeth A. Grosz - Social Science - 1994 - 250 pages
"The location of the author's investigations, the body itself rather than the sphere of subjective representations of self and of function in cultures, is wholly new.... I ...
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Five Modern Japanese Novelists

Donald Keene - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 113 pages
Five Modern Japanese Novelists profiles five prominent writers whom Donald Keene knew personally: Tanizaki Jun'ichiro, Kawabata Yasunari, Mishima Yukio, Abe Kobo, and Shiba ...
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The Breaking Jewel

Makoto Oda - Fiction - 2003 - 116 pages
Home to the New York Yankees, the Bronx Zoo, and the Grand Concourse, the Bronx was at one time a haven for upwardly mobile second-generation immigrants eager to leave the ...
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Mirror of Modernity: Invented Traditions of Modern Japan

Stephen Vlastos - History - 1998 - 328 pages
This collection of essays challenges the notion that Japan's present cultural identity is the simple legacy of its pre-modern and insular past. Scholars examine "age-old ...
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Sublime voices: the fictional science and scientific fiction of Abe Kōbō

Christopher Bolton - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 332 pages
Since the 1950s, Abe Kobo (1924–1993) has achieved an international reputation for his surreal or grotesque brand of avant-garde literature. From his early forays into science ...
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Murakami Haruki: The Simulacrum in Contemporary Japanese Culture

Michael Seats - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 364 pages
This book offers a new approach to dealing with Murakami's radical narrative project by demonstrating how his first and later trilogies utilize the structure of the simulacrum ...
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Rearranging the Landscape of the Gods: The Politics of a Pilgrimage Site in ...

Sarah Thal - History - 2005 - 409 pages
When people create new societies, economies, and nations—both now and in the past—they create gods, rituals, and miracles to support them. Even what seem to be some of the ...
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Advertising Tower: Japanese Modernism And Modernity in the 1920s

William O. Gardner - History - 2006 - 349 pages
On a December morning in 1925, a newspaper journalist reported receiving 25 different handbills in an hour's walk in downtown Tokyo, advertising everything from Western-style ...
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