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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 33

Escape from the Wasteland

Romanticism and Realism in the Fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Kenzaburo

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$21.00 • £15.95 • €18.90

ISBN 9780674261815

Publication: April 1996

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface to the Paperback Edition
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Lost Garden: Beginnings of a Mythic Alternative
  • 2. The Wasteland of Sex
  • 3. Cries in the Wasteland: Sexual Violence
  • 4. In Search of the Garden
  • 5. Death and the Emperor: The Politics of Betrayal
  • 6. The Final Quest
  • 7. Mishima, Oe, and Modern Japan
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index