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Book Announcement: Licentious Fictions: Ninjō and the Nineteenth-Century Japanese Novel

Licentious Fictions:Ninjō and the Nineteenth-Century Japanese NovelDaniel Poch Nineteenth-century Japanese literary discourse and narrative developed a striking preoccupation with ninjō—literally “human emotion,” but often used in reference to amorous feeling and erotic desire. For many writers and critics, fiction’s capacity to … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Detective Fiction and the Rise of the Japanese Novel, 1880–1930

http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674065864 Detective Fiction and the Rise of the Japanese Novel, 1880–1930 Satoru Saito ISBN 9780674065864 Harvard University Press Publication April 2012 In Detective Fiction and the Rise of the Japanese Novel, Satoru Saito sheds light on the deep structural and … Continue reading

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