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The Japanization of Modernity

Murakami Haruki between Japan and the United States

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674028333

Publication Date: 06/30/2008

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This timely and thought-provoking work, which focuses on Murakami’s short stories and applies a mixture of sophisticated literary theory and close reading, is a most welcome addition to previous critical writing on the author.—Matthew C. Strecher, Journal of Japanese Studies

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