Adaptions of Western Literature in Meiji Japan

Adaptions of Western Literature in Meiji Japan

by J. Miller



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312239954
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/08/2002
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

J. SCOTT MILLER received his Ph.D. in East Asian Studies from Princeton University, focusing on Japanese and Comparative Literature, and is currently professor and associate dean of honors at Brigham Young University and editor of the Bulletin of the International Comparative Literature Association. In addition to publishing on the connections between oral and written narrative in Meiji Japan, he has discovered, remastered and produced a compact disc containing the earliest commercial recordings of Japanese speech and music (the famed Kawakami Troupe), recorded originally at the 1900 Paris Exposition.

Table of Contents

Towards a Theory of Adaptation: Hon'an in Meiji Japan More Romance than Reality: Ulysses S. Grant as Japanese Warrior From Madness to Murder: Victorian Novel as Ninjôbanashi A Visible Poetics: American Melodrama as Newspaper Novel

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