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Adaptions of Western literature in Meiji Japan

Author: John Scott Miller
Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1. publ
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This work argues that adaptation (hon'an) was a valid form of contemporary Japanese translation that fostered creative appropriation across many genres and among a diverse group of writers and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Scott Miller
ISBN: 0312239955 9780312239954
OCLC Number: 237498079
Description: x, 180 S. : ill.
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 Ninjobanashi A Visible Poetics: American Melodrama as Newspaper Novel
Responsibility: J. Scott Miller.

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'Miller's book penetrates arcane literary idioms and stylized woodblock orthographies to present a refreshingly new perspective...' - John Mertz, The Comparatist

 
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