HARVARD EAST ASIAN MONOGRAPHS
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Harvard East Asian Monographs 290

Out of the Alleyway

Nakagami Kenji and the Poetics of Outcaste Fiction

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674026032

Publication Date: 01/31/2008

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275 pages

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

17 halftones

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  • List of Figures
  • Introduction: Nothing but Words
  • Roots and Branches
  • Icarus Descending: Expendable Males and the Poetry of Nakagami Kenji
  • Brother-Sister Love and the Creation of Akiyiki
  • Knowing Pleasures: Sennen no yuraku, a Tale for Our Times
  • A Language of Kumano
  • Violent Histories: The Snake and the Shaman
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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