Shakespeare in Japan / Edition 1

Shakespeare in Japan / Edition 1

by Tetsuo Kishi, Graham Bradshaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826492703

ISBN-13: 9780826492708

Pub. Date: 12/19/2006

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Since the late Meiji period, Shakespeare has held a central place in Japanese literary culture. This account explores the conditions of Shakespeare's reception and assimilation. It considers the problems of translation both cultural and linguistic, and includes an extensive illustrated survey of the most significant Shakespearean productions and adaptations, and

Overview

Since the late Meiji period, Shakespeare has held a central place in Japanese literary culture. This account explores the conditions of Shakespeare's reception and assimilation. It considers the problems of translation both cultural and linguistic, and includes an extensive illustrated survey of the most significant Shakespearean productions and adaptations, and the contrasting responses of Japanese and Western critics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826492708
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/19/2006
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.35(d)

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