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Title Ōe and beyond : fiction in contemporary Japan / edited by Stephen Snyder and Philip Gabriel.
Published Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawai'i Press, c1999.
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 Floor4  PL747.8 .O34 1999    IN LIBRARY
Description vii, 317 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Ōe Kenzaburō and the search for the sublime at the end of the twentieth century / Susan J. Napier -- The road to the river : the fiction of Endō Shūsaku / Van C. Gessel -- Temporal discontinuity in the atomic bomb fiction of Hayashi Kyōko / Davinder L. Bhowmik -- Demons, transnational subjects, and the fiction of Ohba Minako / Adrienne Hurley -- Double vision : divided narrative focus in Takahashi Takako's Yosōi Seyo, Waga Tamashii Yo / Mark Williams -- In the trap of words : Nakagami Kenji and the making of degenerate fictions / Eve Zimmerman -- (Re)canonizing Kurahashi Yumiko : toward alternative perspectives for "modern" "Japanese" "literature" / Atsuko Sakaki -- Murakami Haruki's two poor aunts tell everything they know about sheep, wells, unicorns, Proust, elephants, and magpies / Jay Rubin -- Extreme imagination : the fiction of Murakami Ryū / Stephen Snyder -- Dream messengers, rental children, and the infantile : Shimada Masahiko and the possibilities of the postmodern / Philip Gabriel -- Arguing with the real : Kanai Mieko / Sharalyn Orbaugh -- Japanese without apology : Yoshimoto Banana and healing / Ann Sherif.
Note Also issued online.
Subject Japanese fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Related Names Snyder, Stephen, 1957-
Gabriel, Philip, 1953-
Alternate Title Fiction in contemporary Japan
Collection Title Nippon Foundation.
Related To Online version: Ōe and beyond. Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawai'i Press, c1999 (OCoLC)607173819
ISBN 0824820401 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780824820404 (cloth : alk. paper)
082482136X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780824821364 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 39787235