The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature

The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature

Vol. 1, From Restoration to Occupation, 1868-1945

Book - 2005
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1870s, continues through the years of social change preceding World War I and the bold and innovative writing of the interwar period, and concludes with works written during World War II. Each chapter includes a helpful critical introduction and biographical introductions for each writer.
This anthology collects the works of fiction, poetry, and drama from a pivotal time in Japanese history. The volume offers translations of classic texts by such celebrated writers as Nagai Kafu, Shimazaki Toson, Natsume Soseki, and Kawabata Yasunari. The editors have also unearthed works from lesser-known women writers, many of which have never been available in English. Organized chronologically and by genre within each period, the anthology begins with the early-modern texts of the
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Columbia University Press, c2005
ISBN: 0231118600 (v. 1 : cloth : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 895.64408 COL V.1
Characteristics: xvi, 848 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Gessel, Van C.
Rimer, J. Thomas
Alternative Title: Modern Japanese literature

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