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5 edition of Contemporary Japanese literature found in the catalog.

Contemporary Japanese literature

an anthology of fiction, film, and other writing since 1945

  • 278 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Cheng & Tsui Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese literature -- Shōwa period, 1926-1989 -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with a new preface by Howard Hibbett.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    ContributionsHibbett, Howard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL782.E1 C6 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3300632M
    ISBN 100887274366
    LC Control Number2004029839

    Japanese literature since WW II dwells on themes both traditional and new. Howard Hibbett's anthology exhibits this duality as a marriage of East and West grown from the ashes of the war. Memories of devastation together with an assimilated Western technology, commerce, and fashionable despair are here enfolded by Japan's rich symbolic vision of enduring culture and society. The Female Gaze in Contemporary Japanese Literature Abstract The female gaze can be used by writers and readers to look at narratives from a perspective that sees women as subjects instead of objects. Applying a female gaze to discourses that have traditionally been male-dominated.

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Jan 12,  · Readers of contemporary Japanese writers such as Haruki Murakami and Yoko Ogawa will be drawn in by the quiet elements of the fantastic and the distinctive but non-intrusive narrative voice.

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Nov 06,  · A collection of plays, essays, poetry, and reportage compiled by “the 20th-century’s premier scholar of Japanese literature” (Slate).Modern Japanese Literature is Donald Keene’s critically acclaimed companion volume to his landmark Anthology of Japanese vintage-memorabilia.com considered the standard canon of modern Japanese writing translated into English, Modern Japanese Contemporary Japanese literature book /5(7).

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Fast-forward, and Murakami is now a household name. I’m stoked that so many people are reading and enjoying his work, partially because it brings Japanese literature on the whole into the light (and, more importantly, into English translation).

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There’s something for everyone: mysteries and thrillers, teen horror, relationship dramas, and twisted, yakuza-related crime stories, all taking place in locales that may be Author: Sarah Skilton.

Early works of Japanese literature were heavily influenced by cultural contact with China and Chinese literature, often written in Classical Chinese.

Indian literature also had an influence through the separation of Buddhism in vintage-memorabilia.comally, Japanese literature developed into a separate style, although the influence of Chinese literature and Classical Chinese remained until the end of the.

This anthology contains translations of 22 works that reflect the mixture of modernism and traditionalism that characterized Japanese literature and film between the end of World War II and the mids.

Subjects: Japanese literature, Translations into English Kenzaburo Oe, Translations into English Yoshikichi Furui, Translations into English.

Aug 18,  · The Startling Poetry of a Nearly Forgotten Japanese Modernist. By her work has enjoyed a revival among contemporary Japanese poets, and it has begun to appear in English. Western readers Author: Adrienne Raphel. The electronic journal of contemporary japanese studies (ejcjs) is a journal in the Social Sciences and Humanities that is dedicated to publishing academic research and scholarly writing on all issues related to contemporary Japanese society, economy, politics, literature, theatre, cinema, and culture.

The journal adopts a multi-disciplinary stance in the hope that it will contribute to a. Item # JAPANESE LITERATURE. INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE LITERATURE. Edited by the Kokuusai Bunka Shinkokai. Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, Large 8vo., printed paper wraps, pp. A very good copy that shows some light soiling at the wraps and slight chipping at the spine ends.

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