Reading Beyond the Lines: Young Readers and Wartime Reading Practices 3. Authorship and Loose Canons: This innovative study takes scholarship on modern Japanese literature in exciting new directions.
Murder Most Modern : Detective Fiction and Japanese Culture by Sari Kawana (2008, Paperback)
Covering impressive ground, this book makes a compelling case for the continued economic and social relevance of literature. University of Minnesota Press Coming soon. Home Current Catalogs Blog. Search Site only in current section. Surveillance, sexuality, war, and censorship in Japanese detective fiction.
- A Mirror of Society.
- Murder Most Modern: Detective Fiction and Japanese Culture - ProQuest.
- Le Divamour (French Edition).
- Persone in Calabria di Vincenzo Padula (Italian Edition).
Women Writers of Meiji Japan. Kawana explores the interactions between the popular genre and broader discourses of modernity, nation, and ethics that circulated at this pivotal moment in Japanese history.
- The Uses of Literature in Modern Japan.
- Meaning by Shakespeare.
- Der Mann der Staatsanwältin (Kommissar Kunstmann 7) (German Edition).
- Murder Most Modern.
- Stanford Libraries.
The author contrasts Japanese works by Edogawa Ranpo, Unno Juza, Oguri Mushitaro, and others with English-language works by Edgar Allan Poe, Dashiell Hammett, and Agatha Christie to show how Japanese writers of detective fiction used the genre to disseminate their ideas on some of the most startling aspects of modern life: Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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