The linguistic turn in contemporary Japanese literary studies

politics, language, textuality

Publisher: Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

Written in English
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  • Japanese literature -- Shōwa period, 1926-1989 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Japanese literature -- Heisei period, 1989- -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Linguistics in literature

Edition Notes

Includes index.

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