Since its publication in Japan ten years ago, the Origins of Modern Japanese Literature has become a landmark book, playing a pivotal role in defining discussions of modernity in that country. Against a history of relative inattention on the part of Western translators to modern Asian critical theory, this first English publication is sure to have a profound effect on current cultural criticism in the West. It is both the boldest critique of modern Japanese literary history to appear in the post-war era and a major ...

Origins of Modern Japanese Literature 1993, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822313236

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Origins of Modern Japanese Literature 1993, Duke University Press

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