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Harvard East Asian Monographs 260

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Japanese Modernism and Modernity in the 1920s

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$42.95 • £34.95 • €38.50

ISBN 9780674021297

Publication Date: 05/15/2006


349 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 black and white halftone, 1 line art

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Media and Modernism
  • 2. Language at the limits: The Global Situation of Japanese Modernism
  • 3. “All forms of poetic literature are destroyed”: Hagiwara Kyojiro’s Shikei senkoku
  • 4. Framing Modernity in Hayashi Fumiko’s Horoki
  • 5. Horoki and the Modern Girl
  • 6. Anarchism and Imperialism: Hagiwara Kyojiro’s Danpen and Beyond
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes
  • A. Selected Biographical Sketches
  • B. Selected Works of Hagiwara Kyorjiro
  • Reference Matter
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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