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Writing Okinawa : narrative acts of identity and resistance

Author: Davinder L Bhowmik
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge studies in Asia's transformations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writing Okinawa is the first comprehensive study in English of Okinawan fiction, from it’s emergence in the early twentieth-century through its most recent permutations. It provides readings of major authors and texts set against a carefully researched presentation of the region’s political and social history; at the same time, it thoughtfully engages with current critical perspective with perspectives on subaltern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Davinder L Bhowmik
ISBN: 9780415775564 0415775566 9780203931165 0203931165 9780415542586 0415542588
OCLC Number: 181517383
Description: xiv, 234 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. --
1. The color orange in Yamagusuku Seichu’s fiction. --
2. Subaltern Identity in Taisho Japan. --
3. Marching forward, glancing backward: language and nostalgia in prewar Okinawan fiction. --
4. Oshiro Tatsuhiro and constructions of a mythic Okinawa. --
5. Postreversion fiction and Medoruma Shun. --
6. Darkness visible in Sakiyama Tami’s island stories. --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Routledge studies in Asia's transformations.
Responsibility: Davinder L. Bhowmik.
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Presents a study of Okinawan fiction, from it's emergence in the early twentieth-century onwards. This title offers perspectives on subaltern identity, colonialism, and post-colonialism, and the  Read more...

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'Bhowmik's book also reveals an impressive command of Japanese and western literature, with which she frequently compares and contrasts the works of the Okinawan writers she discusses.' - HUGH Read more...

 
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