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Japanese Women Writers

  • 221 Pages
  • 4.65 MB
  • English
M E Sharpe Inc
Unassigned Title, Short stories, Japanese, Japanese (Language) Contemporary Fiction, Asian - General, Fiction, Women authors, Translations into English, Modern fiction, 20th century, Japanese fi
ContributionsKyoko Iriye Selden (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8377161M
ISBN 100873321936
ISBN 139780873321938

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10 Contemporary Japanese Writers You Should Know. Japanese Women Writers book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here are Japanese women in infinite and fascinating variety /5(4).

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Women have made many important contributions to Japanese literature since the Heian period (), when Murasaki Shikibu wrote her prose masterpiece, The Tale of Genji. Even earlier, though documentation is scant, women actively participated in Japanese letters as poets.

This reference is a guide to the work of Japanese women writers from centuries ago to the present. "Here are Japanese women in infinite and fascinating variety -- ardent lovers, lonely single women, political activists, betrayed wives, loyal wives, protective mothers, embittered mothers, devoted daughters.

a new sense of the richness of Japanese women's experience, a new appreciation for feelings too long submerged". -- The New York Times Book Review.

These women writers are giants whose books should be as readily accessible as those by Yukio Mishima, Osamu Dazai, and Kobo Abe. What’s more, in overviews of Japanese literature, female authors are (or have been, until recently) all too often left out, added as an afterthought, or not integrated into critical : Allison Markin Powell.

The following is a list of Japanese women writers and manga artists. Hotaru Akane (born ), blogger, lyricist; Akiko Akazome (), novelist; Akazome Emon (–), waka poet; Risu Akizuki (born ), manga writer; Akira Amano (born ), manga writer; Chihiro Amano (born Well planned and executed with illuminating, detailed discussions of fifty-eight authors, Japanese Women Writers is an excellent book.

An impressive accomplishment, an indispensable resource for anyone interested in Japanese women writers and their history. A book not only to be used as a reference but to be read. —World Literature Today. The faces behind Japan’s post-war turbulence, restlessness and extreme passion. In the first part of our series focusing on influential Japanese women writers, we introduced seven women who penned some of Japan’s best known books from.

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An Anthology. By Kyoko Siden. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook This anthology introduces sixteen modern Japanese women writers spanning a century in time and a wide range of Author: Kyoko Siden. "Here are Japanese women in infinite and fascinating variety -- ardent lovers, lonely single women, political activists, betrayed wives, loyal wives, protective mothers, embittered mothers, devoted daughters.

a new sense of the richness of Japanese women's experience, a new appreciation for feelings too long submerged".Author: Noriko Mizuta Lippit, Kyoko Iriye Selden. This collection includes translated works by Japanese women writers that deal with the experiences of modern women. The work of these women represents current feminist perception, imagination and Read more.

Readers newly introduced to Japanese literature are often surprised by the extent to which the major classical literary works are the products of women writers. The Tale of Genji and The Pillow Book, two of the most famous prose works of the classical period, were written by women, as were the majority of the poetic diaries, one of the major.

Dangerous Women, Deadly Words is a materialist-feminist, psychoanalytic analysis of a modern Japanese literary trope—the dangerous woman—in the works of three twentieth-century writers: Izumi Kyoka (), Enchi Fumiko (), Author: Noriko Mizuta Lippit. Japanese Women Writers by Lippit, Noriko Mizuta; Selden, Kyoko Iriye A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

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The spine may show signs of wear. "A fascinating study of the frequently fraught relationships among food, literature, the environment, and modernity, Yuki Masami's Foodscapes of Contemporary Japanese Women Writers is an innovative contribution to the growing body.

Japanese women writers: a bio-critical sourcebook. [Chieko Irie Mulhern;] The volume includes 58 alphabetically arranged biographical and critical profiles of these book profiles women writers who are considered mainstream writers in Japan and who have attracted Japanese women writers.

Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,   Female Japanese writers have already proved their staying power. The two most famous works in classical literature during the Heian Period () were both penned by women: “The Tale of.

Short stories, Japanese > Women authors > Translations into English. Japanese fiction > 20th century > Translations into English. Tags. Originally published in by Stanford University Press, this is an enlightening collection of shosetsu—longish, novel-like stories—written by Japanese women writers of the last few decades.

The characteristics of Japanese male writing are frequently paralleled: an oblique eroticism, an unrushed way with the details of everyday life.

But Japanese literature is beginning to look different as new voices, including young writers, women and the elderly, receive domestic and international recognition. On Friday, two women, Natsuko Imamura and Masumi Oshima, were presented with the Akutagawa and Naoki prizes. Japanese Women Writers The following discussion about contemporary works by Japanese or Japanese-American women dealing with gender, class, and ethnicity in a modern context took place on WMST-L in May For additional WMST-L files available on the Web, see the WMST-L File Collection.

Date: Sat, 14 May + From: Steve Silver. The first book in English on women’s history in twentieth-century Manchuria, Resisting Manchukuo adds to a growing literature that challenges traditional understandings of Japanese colonialism. Norman Smith reveals the literary world of Japanese-occupied Manchuria (Manchukuo, ) and examines the lives, careers, and literary legacies of seven prolific.

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Other titles: Japanese women writers: twentieth century short fiction. An East Gate book. Subjects: Japan, Social life and customs, Fiction Japanese fiction, 20th century, Translations into English Japanese fiction, Women authors, Translations into English Short stories, Japanese, Translations into English.

The 13 papers that comprise this book were originally presented at the Rutgers University Conference on Japanese Women Writers in Stimulating essays discuss issues such as gender and criticism, concepts and origins of women’s literature, female resistance through writing, cultural meanings of “woman,” and power and gender.

How does a reviewer describe the value of a book such as Far Beyond the Field?There are so many levels on which it must be praised. The Preface to this book calls it a collection of four hundred haiku by twenty Japanese poets spanning three and a half centuries, and so it is, but that is only the surface of the purposes and uses of this book.

Thankfully, of late, a number of female writers have stepped out from the Murakami shadow and into English translation. Long acclaimed in Japan, they arrive here festooned with prizes and critical.