1st Edition

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

ISBN 9781138045163
Published January 28, 2019 by Routledge
232 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 1980.

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

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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.