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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 46 related to Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa.   

A History of Japanese Literature: From the Man'yōshū to Modern Times

Shūichi Katō, Don Sanderson - Literary Collections - 1997 - 400 pages
A new simplified edition translated by Don Sanderson. The original three-volume work, first published in 1979, has been revised specially as a single volume paperback which ...
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Mad Wives and Island Dreams: Shimao Toshio and the Margins of Japanese ...

J. 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
Annotation This provocative collection of essays is a comprehensive study of the "father-daughter dynamic" in Japanese female literary experience, Its contributors ...
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ĆOe and Beyond[: Fiction in Contemporary Japan

Stephen Snyder, J. 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
A study of Yosano Akiko (1878-1942), famous post-classical woman poet of Japan. It follows Yosano from childhood to her twenties, as she freed herself from the alienation and ...
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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, William Jefferson Tyler - Literary Collections - 1998 - 299 pages
A collection of four stories and a novella by Japanese modernist writer Ishikawa Jun. His works address issues of political and artistic significance, and in the introduction ...
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