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The Columbia anthology of modern Japanese literature

Author: J Thomas Rimer; Van C Gessel
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Columbia University Press, ©2005-©2007.
Series: Modern Asian literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive anthology collects works of fiction, poetry, drama, and essay-writing from a pivotal time in Japanese history. In addition to their literary achievements, the texts reflect the political, social, and intellectual changes that occurred in Japanese society during this period, including exposure to Western ideas and literature, the rise of nationalism, and the complex interaction of traditional and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Essays
Fiction
Literature
Poetry
Translations
Japanese literature
Translations into English
Anthologies Traductions anglaises
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Columbia anthology of modern Japanese literature.
New York, N.Y. : Columbia University Press, ©2005-©2007
(OCoLC)624479331
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Thomas Rimer; Van C Gessel
ISBN: 0231118600 9780231118606 0231138040 9780231138048 0231118619 9780231118613
OCLC Number: 56334254
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. From restoration to occupation, 1868-1945 --
v. 2. From 1945 to the present.
Series Title: Modern Asian literature.
Other Titles: Modern Japanese literature
Responsibility: edited by J. Thomas Rimer and Van C. Gessel.

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Portrays changes that have transformed Japanese culture since the end of Pacific War. Beginning with the Allied Occupation in 1945 and concluding with early twenty-first century, this title reflects  Read more...

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