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Okinawan War Memory: Transgenerational Trauma and the War Fiction of Medoruma Shun

Okinawan War Memory: Transgenerational Trauma and the War Fiction of Medoruma Shun

1st Edition

Kyle Ikeda
June 30, 2017

As one of Okinawa's most insightful writers and social critics, Medoruma Shun has highlighted the problems and limits of conventional representation of the Battle of Okinawa, raised new questions and concerns about the nature of Okinawan war memory, and expanded the possibilities of representing...

The Body in Postwar Japanese Fiction

The Body in Postwar Japanese Fiction

1st Edition

Douglas Slaymaker
November 15, 2012

This book explores one of the crucial themes in postwar Japanese fiction. Through an examination of the work of a number of prominent twentieth century Japanese writers, the book analyses the meaning of the body in postwar Japanese discourse, the gender constructions of the imagery of the body and...

Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948

Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948

1st Edition

Haiping Yan
May 01, 2008

Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 provides a compelling study of leading women writers in modern China, charting their literary works and life journeys to examine the politics and poetics of Chinese transcultural feminism that exceed the boundaries of bourgeois feminist...

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