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Tokyo : memory, imagination, and the city

Author: Barbara E Thornbury; Evelyn Schulz
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, ©2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interdisciplinary collection examines Tokyo in the cultural imagination. The contributors analyze how Tokyo has been perceived and experienced through such cultural lenses as novels, poetry, short stories, and films created in Japan since the 1980s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tokyo.
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, ©2018
(OCoLC)1002118042
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara E Thornbury; Evelyn Schulz
ISBN: 9781498523684 1498523684
OCLC Number: 1005186938
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction; 1 Pulling the Thorns of Suffering; 2 Pavane for a Dead Princess, or Exploring Geographies of the City, the Mind, and the Social; 3 On Möbius Strips, Ruins, and Memory; 4 Mapping Environments of Memory, Nostalgia, and Emotions in "Tokyo Spatial (Auto)biographies"; 5 Held Hostage to History; 6 The Tokyo Cityscape, Sites of Memory, and Hou Hsiao-Hsien's Café Lumière; 7 Remaking Tayama Katai's Futon in Nakajima Kyōko's FUTON; 8 The Child of Memory; Index; About the Editors and Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara E. Thornbury, Evelyn Schulz.

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