War, Occupation and Creativity: Japan and East Asia, 1920-1960

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824824334
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
  • Publication date: 5/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 452
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

A Note on Transliteration
Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Empire: Occupied Territories
1 Korea the Colony and the Poet Sowol 45
2 Writing the Colonial Self: Yang Kui's Texts of Resistance and National Identity 67
3 The Development of Official Art Exhibitions in Taiwan during the Japanese Occupation 92
4 Artistic Trends in Korean Painting during the 1930s 121
Pt. 2 Conflagration: World War II in East Asia and the Pacific
5 The Many Lives of Living Soldiers: Ishikawa Tatsuzo and Japan's War in Asia 149
6 Paris in Nanjing: Kishida Kunio Follows the Troops 176
7 A Painter of the "Holy War": Fujita Tsuguji and the Japanese Military 188
8 Japanese Filmmakers and the Responsibility for War: The Case of Itami Mansaku 212
Pt. 3 Aftermath of Total War: Allied-Occupied Japan and Postcolonial Asia
9 The Double Conversion of a Cartoonist: The Case of Kato Etsuro 235
10 To Be or Not To Be: Kabuki and Cultural Politics in Occupied Japan 269
11 Pleading for the Body: Tamura Taijiro's 1947 Korean Comfort Woman Story, Biography of a Prostitute 310
12 From Pearls to Swine: Sakaguchi Ango and the Humanity of Decadence 360
Contributors 381
Index 385
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