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Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance Japanese and Taiwanese Fiction, 1960-1990 (China Studies) by Margaret Hillenbrand

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Sociology,
  • Formosan (Taiwanese),
  • Japanese,
  • ASIA,
  • Asian - General,
  • General,
  • 20th century,
  • Chinese fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Japanese fiction,
  • Taiwan

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9085795M
ISBN 109004154787
ISBN 109789004154780

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In Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance: Japanese and Taiwanese Fiction, , Margaret Hillenbrand argues convincingly for a regionalist approach to the study of East Asian literature, provides nuanced, fresh readings of authors as disparate as Huang Chunming and Yoshimoto Banana, and clears discursive space for scholars and critics of Chinese, Taiwanese. Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance Japanese and Taiwanese Fiction, Series: China Studies, Volume: Literature, modernity, and the practice of resistance: Japanese and Taiwanese fiction, [Margaret Hillenbrand] -- "This book is a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study which compares responses to modernity in the literary cultures of Japan and Taiwan, Moving beyond the East-West framework that has.   In Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance, Margaret Hillenbrand undertakes a comparative study of Japanese and Taiwanese fiction in the second half of the twentieth century, and her focus lies in East Asia’s pursuit of modernity and its discontents. For Hillenbrand, East Asian modernity is not merely a given based on Western models; rather, it .

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