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Mad Wives and Island Dreams: Shimao Toshio and the Margins of Japanese ...

Philip Gabriel - Literary Collections - 1999 - 287 pages
This text presents a searching study of Shimao Toshio and his work. It is not only a thorough assessment of his literary legacy, but also aims to consider the broader issues ...
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The Father-Daughter Plot: Japanese Literary Women and the Law of the Father

Rebecca L. Copeland, Esperanza U. Ramirez-Christensen - Family & Relationships - 2001 - 384 pages
This collection of essays is a comprehensive study of the father-daughter dynamic in Japanese female literary experience. Its contributors examine the ways in which women have ...
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ĆOe and Beyond[: Fiction in Contemporary Japan

Stephen Snyder, J. Philip Gabriel, Philip Gabriel - Literary Collections - 1999 - 317 pages
This text surveys the accomplishments of Nobel Prize winner Oe Kenzaburo and other writers of the post-war generation, while looking further to examine the literary parameters ...
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Representations of Power: The Literary Politics of Medieval Japan

Michele Marra - History - 1993 - 240 pages
"Filled with insights, original conclusions, and alternate readings of historical evidence.... What Michele Marra has done is to illuminate the political intent in artistic ...
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Embracing the Firebird: Yosano Akiko and the Birth of the Female Voice in ...

Janine Beichman - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 337 pages
How did a girl from the provinces, meant to do nothing more than run the family store, become a bold and daring poet whose life and work helped change the idea of love in ...
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Modernism in Practice: An Introduction to Postwar Japanese Poetry

Leith Morton - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 228 pages
Postwar modernist verse has been rarely discussed in English-language works on Japanese literature, despite the fact that it has been the dominant mode of poetic expression in ...
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Be a Woman: Hayashi Fumiko and Modern Japanese Women's Literature

Joan E. Ericson - Literary Collections - 1997 - 273 pages
Her approach adds to the recent Japanese feminist discovery of male patrons editing the work of women writers to conform to expectations of femininity by relating gendered ...
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The Legend of Gold: And Other Stories

Jun Ishikawa - Literary Collections - 1998 - 299 pages
The four stories and novella translated here represent the best short fiction by Ishikawa Jun (1899-1987), one of the most important modernist writers to appear on the Japanese ...
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The Aesthetics of Discontent: Politics and Reclusion in Medieval Japanese ...

Michele Marra, Michael F. Marra - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 222 pages
This series of interpretations of selected classics examines premodern Japanese literature from the perspective of conflictual ideologies, arguing that aesthetics and politics ...
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Tales of Tears and Laughter: Short Fiction of Medieval Japan

Fiction - 1991 - 222 pages
The stories in this collection constitute just a small portion of a vast body of some four hundred short narratives known as otogizoshi. They represent a cross section of ...
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