Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa

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Southern Exposure is the first anthology of Okinawan literature to appear in English translation, and it appears at a propitious time. Although Okinawa Prefecture comprises only one percent of Japan's population, its writers have been winning a disproportionate number of literary awards in recent years--including the prestigious Akutagawa Prize for fiction, which was awarded to Matayoshi Eiki in 1996 and to Medoruma Shun in 1997. Both Matayoshi and Medoruma are represented in this anthology, which includes a wide range of ...

Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa 2000, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824823009

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Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa 2000, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824821692

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