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Ōe Kenzaburō and contemporary Japanese literature

Hisaaki Yamanouchi

Ōe Kenzaburō and contemporary Japanese literature

by Hisaaki Yamanouchi

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Published by Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies in Oxford (1 Church Walk, Oxford OX2 6LY) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ōe, Kenzaburō, -- 1935-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementYamanouchi Hisaaki.
    SeriesNissan occasional paper series -- no.1, Nissan occasional paper series -- no.1.
    ContributionsNissan Institute of Japanese Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL858.E14Z/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19293335M

      Traditional Japanese Literature is a companion volume to Columbia University Press's Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, and part of its four-volume history of Japanese literature. Arranged by chronology and genre, the readings are insightfully introduced and placed into their political, cultural, and literary context, and Brand: Columbia University Press. The Oxford Book of Japanese Short Stories (Oxford Books of Prose) Paperback – 12 Sept A talented translator, he is well-acquainted with the contemporary Japanese literary scene, and editor of Descant, a Japanese literary journal. Needed this book for my Japanese Literature class. I enjoyed reading these stories very s:

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    Japanese literature, literary works produced in the language of the islands of Japan Japan, Jap. Nihon or Nippon, country ( est. pop. ,,), , sq mi (, sq km), occupying an archipelago off the coast of E Asia. The capital is Tokyo, which, along with neighboring Yokohama, forms the world's most populous metropolitan region. Condition: Good. pages. Pictorial paper cover. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with heavy foxing, tanning and thumbing. Small inscriptions and neat labels may be present. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and : Donald Keene.


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