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Revival: Reality and Fiction in Modern Japanese Literature (1980)

1st Edition

By Noriko Mizuta Lippit


232 pages

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Table of Contents

1. Ironic Perspective and Self-Dramatization in the Confessional I-Novel of Japan 2. From Tale to Short Story: Akutagawa's "Toshishun" and Its Chinese Origins 3. The Plot Controversy between Tanizaki and Akutagawa 4. Western Dark Romanticism and Japan's Aesthetic Literature 5. Tanizaki and Poe: The Grotesque and the Quest for Supernal Beauty 6. Disease and Madness in Japan's Modernist Literature: Yokomitsu Riichi's "Machine" and the Short Stories of Kajii Motojiro 7. Kawabata's Dilettante Heroes 8. Literature and Ideology: The Feminist Autobiography of Miyamoto Yuriko 9. Politics and Literature: The Debate over Socialist Realism 10. Confessions of a Mask: The Art of Self-Exposure in Mishima Yukio 11. "I" in the Novel: Self-Revelation and Self-Concealment in the Novels of Tomioka Taeko Notes

About the Author

Noriko Mizuta in 1986 was the first director of the new International Education Center at Josai University. She taught as a professor at the university and then served as President from 1994-1996. She served as President of Josai International University from 1996 until 2009, and as Chancellor of Josai Education University from 2004 until 2016.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies