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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (4): 706–707.
Published: 01 August 1973
...Yoshio Iwamoto Akutagawa: An Introduction . By Beongcheon Yu . Detroit : Wayne State University Press , 1972 . xii, 148 pp. Notes, Chronology, Bibliography. $9.95. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1973 1973 706 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES and that in the radically...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Seiji M. Lippit Abstract Akutagawa Ryūnosuke's suicide in July 1927, coming little more than half a year after the beginning of the Shōwa period, seemed to many at the time to signify the end of an era. A number of writers and critics, for example, interpreted his death as marking the defeat...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (3): 623–624.
Published: 01 August 1989
...David Fahy Akutagawa and Dazai: Instances of Literary Adaptation . By James O'Brien . Tempe : Arizona State University , 1988 . x , 149 pp. $8.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1989 1989 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 623 treks through the mountains in South Korea...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (4): 707–708.
Published: 01 August 1973
.... Paper, $5.75. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1973 1973 BOOK REVIEWS 707 sages that deal with structure and point of view. The last chapter of this book especially reflects these limitations. Professor Yu attempts here to account for Akutagawa's suicide and to view him from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (4): 705–706.
Published: 01 August 1973
... Akutagawa Ryiinosu/(e uses a similar periodization), Professor Yu traces Akutagawa's career from the rejection in his early work of the pervading shi-shosetsu tradition, which seemed to impose undue restrictions on a fertile creativity, to the inclination in his later work toward characters and setting...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 625–626.
Published: 01 May 2003
... literary studies: works by Kobayashi Hideo, Yokomitsu Riichi, Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Hayashi Fumiko, and others. What impresses me most, however, is that Lippit is able to make not one but several original contributions to our understanding of these various texts and problems, and in other places he...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 1.
Published: 01 February 1999
..., he alludes to the similarities with the Chinese economy, even as he highlights differences in the way the state in Qing China and Tokugawa Japan addressed economic growth and development. SEIJI M. LIPPIT challenges interpretations of Akutagawa Ryunosuke's writings that view his work as exemplifying...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (2): 356–357.
Published: 01 February 1980
... Toson, Natsume Soseki, Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Tanizaki Jun'ichiro, Kawabata Yasunari, and Mishima Yukio. Yamanouchi touches briefly on Shiga Naoya and, among contemporary authors, Abe Kobo and Oe Kenzaburo, about whom he writes in a particularly persuasive manner. On the whole, those writers fit best...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (2): 342–343.
Published: 01 February 1984
... to Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Hayashi Fumiko, Higuchi Ichiyo, Kunikida Doppo, Nagai Kafu, and Shiga Naoya. None of the essays has been published before and "all were submitted by people who have recently done research on works by their chosen author" (preface). The book's primary intent is not "to promote a single...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 1981
... and Akutagawa. Chapter 4 sees Tanizaki's turn from the present toward a discovery or, rather, a fantasized re-creation of the cultural past, and the related journeys of such writers and poets as Hagiwara Sakutaro, Sato Haruo, Kawabata, Nagai Kafu, and Mishima ("Japan's Aesthetic Literature in the context...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 February 1999
... celebrate the fact that Furui has at last found, in Donna Storey, a translator and interpreter of the high quality he deserves. Expertly translated and analyzed at length here are the Akutagawa Prize-winning novella, Child of Darkness (Yoko, 1970) and two later short stories, "The Plain of Sorrows" {Aihara...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 357–358.
Published: 01 February 1978
.... hardly be thought of as an original contribution But previously, no translator had explored to scholarship. Befu's method is too close to that much of the haiku origins of such writers as Natof Sargeant, Morris, and Shively. Understanding sume Soseki or Akutagawa Ryunosuke. Ueda or appreciation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 35 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 November 1975
... consciousness, remote from problems of society and ethics, imbues the outstanding stories of modern Japan, the work of authors such as Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Tanizaki Jun'ichiro, Kawabata Yasunari, and Mishima Yukio. They bring to whatever subject or setting for their work an urbane sensibility; frequently...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (2): 357–359.
Published: 01 February 1980
... readers. Such a position clarifies the implicit attitudes and assumptions of the authors he discusses. I found, for example, his discussion of Akutagawa's short fiction especially valuable, since he distilled from these stories, so disparate in subject matter, a set of mental attitudes in Akutagawa which...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (2): 307–310.
Published: 01 February 1957
... Bibliographie de la literature japonaise contemporaine (Tokyo, 1938). Again, following the list of Akutagawa's writings (p. 188) appears the statement: "To the foregoing list may be added the titles of Akutagawa's seven published collections of short stories: Kaikamono, Kairaishi (Puppet Player), Kojakufu...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (3): 823–824.
Published: 01 August 2012
... “Into the Light,” a heart-aching portrayal of Koreans’ love-hate relationship with their fellow Koreans in a foreign land, which nearly won the Akutagawa Prize in 1940. It is followed by Kim Tal-su's “In the Shadow of Mount Fuji” (1951), which ironically depicts family members belonging to Japan's pariah class...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 February 1999
... scrutinizes the self-portrait that Akutagawa constructed in Aru aho no issho to reveal the cunning strategies that he devised both to signal his alliance BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 219 with certain "canonized" western authors and to mask his affinity with "peripheral" writers. Alan Tansman's essay contains...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 786–795.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of Akutagawa Ryûnosuke's series of short stories, specifically concerning his treatment of Christian topics. Suter summarizes Akutagawa's literary renditions of Christianity and their impact on Japan starting in the seventeenth century. She reveals the layers and depths of his ironic and unflattering...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 706–707.
Published: 01 August 1991
... of Akutagawa Ryunosuke (1892-1927) and Tanizaki Jun'ichiro (1886-1965). While describing the historical figure of Taira no Sadafun as "a man of remarkably little consequence," Videen maintains that writers have found the fictional Heichu "a character of great potential." She attributes the inability...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 818–820.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Stephen Filler Chapter 5 moves to the early Taishō period, presenting stories by Akutagawa, Tanizaki, and Satō Haruo that appeared in a special detective-themed issue of the magazine Chūō kōron . Preoccupied with exploring the elusive, fragmented modern consciousness of their characters...