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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa.    

An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the ...

Ken K. Ito - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 310 pages
At the turn of the century, Japanese fiction pulsed with an urge to render good and evil in ways that evoked dramatic emotions. This book examines four popular novels from this ...
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Westlake: Poems by Wayne Kaumualii Westlake (1947-1984)

Wayne Westlake - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 275 pages
In an all-too-brief life and literary career, Wayne Kaumualii Westlake produced a substantial body of poetry. He broke new ground as a poet, translated Taoist classical ...
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On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Hoyt Long - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 312 pages
The history of literary and artistic production in modern Japan has typically centered on the literature and art of Tokyo, yet cultural activity in the country's regional ...
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The Modern Murasaki: Writing by Women of Meiji Japan

Rebecca L. Copeland, Melek Ortabasi - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 424 pages
The first anthology of its kind, The Modern Murasaki brings the vibrancy and rich imagination of women's writing from the Meiji period to English-language readers. Along with ...
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Postmodern, Feminist and Postcolonial Currents in Contemporary Japanese ...

Fuminobu Murakami - History - 2006 - 208 pages
Using the Euro-American theoretical framework of postmodernism, feminism and post-colonialism, this book analyses the fictional and critical work of four contemporary Japanese ...
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Literary Creations on the Road: Women's Travel Diaries in Early Modern Japan

Keiko Shiba - Literary Collections - 2012 - 148 pages
Keiko Shiba, a noted researcher in early modern Japanese history, has spent years collecting hundreds of travel diaries written by women during the reign of the Tokugawa ...
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Persona: A Biography of Yukio Mishima

Naoki Inose - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 864 pages
A critical biography of a modern Japanese literary giant, whose brilliant career ended in a spectacular ritual suicide.
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Five Modern Japanese Novelists

Donald Keene - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 144 pages
The New Yorker has called Donald Keene "America's preeminent scholar of Japanese literature." Now he presents a new book that serves as both a superb introduction to modern ...
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The Dawn That Never Comes: Shimazaki Toson and Japanese Nationalism

Michael Bourdaghs - LITERARY CRITICISM - 2013 - 273 pages
A critical rethinking of theories of national imagination, The Dawn That Never Comes offers the most detailed reading to date in English of one of modern Japanís most ...
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Mandarins: Stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

Ryunosuke Akutagawa - Fiction - 2011 - 255 pages
Prefiguring the vital modernist voices of the Western literary canon, Akutagawa writes with a trenchant psychological precision that exposes the shifting traditions and ironies ...
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