ISBN-10:
1138792292
ISBN-13:
9781138792296
Pub. Date:
06/23/2016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature / Edition 1

Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781138792296
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/23/2016
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rachael Hutchinson is an Associate Professor in Japanese Studies at the University of Delaware, USA.

Leith Douglas Morton is a Professor Emeritus at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

SECTION 1: LITERATURE, SPACE AND TIME

1. Space and Time in Modern Japanese Literature, Stephen Dodd

2. Literature Short on Time: Modern Moments in Haiku and Tanka, Jon Holt

3. Kawabata Yasunari’s The Scarlet Gang of Asakusa and Tokyo Space, Alisa Freeman

4. Inner Pieces: Isolation, Inclusion, and Interiority in Modern Women’s Fiction, Amanda C. Seaman

SECTION 2: GENDER, SEXUALITY AND THE BODY

5. Queer Reading and Modern Japanese Literature, J. Keith Vincent

6. Feminism and Japanese Literature, Barbara Hartley

7. Nagai Kafū’s feminist perspective, Rachael Hutchinson

SECTION 3: LITERATURE AND POLITICS

8. The Proletarian Literature Movement: Experiment and Experience, Mats Karlsson

9. Writing and Politics: Japanese Literature and the Fifteen Years War (1930-1945), Leith Morton

10. Expedient Conversion? Tenkō in Trans-war Japanese Literature, Mark Williams

11. Reading Unequal Japan-U.S. Relations in Postwar Japanese Fiction, Kota Inoue

SECTION 4: WRITING WAR MEMORY

12. Critical Postwar War Literature: Trauma, Narrative Memory and Responsible History, David Stahl

13. Writing and Remembering the Battle of Okinawa: War Memory and Literature, Kyle Ikeda

14. The Need to Narrate the Tokyo Air Raids: The Literature of Saotome Katsumoto, Justin Aukema

SECTION 5: NATIONAL AND COLONIAL IDENTITIES

15. Abusive Medicine and Continued Culpability: The Japanese Empire and its Aftermaths in East Asian Literatures, Karen Thornber

16. National Literature and Beyond: Mizumura Minae and Hideo Levy, Angela Yiu

17. Listening In: The Languages of the Body in Kim Ch’ang-Saeng’s Crimson Fruit, Catherine Ryu

SECTION 6: BUNJIN and THE BUNDAN

18. Kuki Shūzō as philosopher-poet, Hiroshi Nara

19. ‘The Akutagawa/Tanizaki Debate: Reflections on Bundan Discourse, Rebecca Mak

20. The Rise of Women Writers, the Heisei I-novel, and the Contemporary Bundan, Kendall Heitzman

SECTION 7: LITERATURE AND TECHNOLOGY

21. Electronic Literature and Youth Culture: The Rise of the Japanese Cell Phone Novel, Kelly Hansen

22. Narrative in the Digital Age: from Light Novels to Web Serials, Satomi Saito

23. Japanese Twitterature: Global Media, Formal Innovation, Cultural Differance, Jonathan E. Abel

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