The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature: The Subversion of Modernity - Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies (Paperback)Susan Napier (author)
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The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature explores the dark side to Japanese literature and Japanese society. It takes in the nightmarish future depicted in the animated film masterpiece, Akira, and the pastoral dream worlds created by Japan's Nobel Prize winning author Oe Kenzaburo. A wide range of fantasists, many discussed here in English for the first time, form the basis for a ground-breaking analysis of utopias, dystopias, the disturbing relationship between women, sexuality and modernity, and the role of the alien in the fantastic.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 15 mm
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