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Author Saito, Satoru, 1973-
Title Detective fiction and the rise of the Japanese novel, 1880-1930 / Satoru Saito.
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, [2012]
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 Floor4  PL726.6 .S285 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 308 pages ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 346
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 346.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-293) and index.
Contents The novel's other : detective fiction and the literary project of Tsubouchi Shoyo -- Allegories of detective fiction : Kuroiwa Ruiko and the refashioning of a Meiji subject -- Of crimes and punishments : the tribulations of Meiji students in the writings of Japanese naturalism -- Mysteries of the modern subject : the detective and the detective fiction framework in the writings of Natsume Soseki -- Rhetoric of disavowal : "secrets and liberation" and the specters of the West -- Detecting the unconscious : Edogawa Ranpo and the emergence of the Japanese detective -- Epilogue : The detective, the masses, and the State.
Subject Japanese fiction -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- History and criticism.
Japanese fiction -- Taishō period, 1912-1926 -- History and criticism.
Japanese fiction -- Western influences.
Detective and mystery stories, Japanese -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0674065867 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780674065864 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 758383794