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Stories from the Samurai Fringe: Hayashi Fusao's Proletarian Short Stories and the Turn to Ultranationalism in Early Showa Japan

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Stories from the Samurai Fringe: Hayashi Fusao's Proletarian Short Stories and the Turn to Ultranationalism in Early Showa Japan - Long, Jeff E.
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A cultural history of writer and literary critic Hayashi Fusa's (1903-1975) tenko experience, Stories from the Samurai Fringe examines Hayashi's tenko (ideological conversion) through a close reading of his proletarian short stories. Tracing Hayashi's move from "romanticizing"to "defining"to "remembering" the proletarian literature movement and its participants in his proletarian fiction, this study argues for a far more personal and political rationale for Hayashi's subsequent turn to ultranationalism. Stories from the ...

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Stories from the Samurai Fringe: Hayashi Fusao's Proletarian Short Stories and the Turn to Ultranationalism in Early Showa Japan 2019, Cornell University East Asia Program

ISBN-13: 9781939161901

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Stories from the Samurai Fringe: Hayashi Fusao's Proletarian Short Stories and the Turn to Ultranationalism in Early Showa Japan 2019, Cornell University East Asia Program

ISBN-13: 9781939161703

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