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Literature and modernization in Japan

Wolfgang Schamoni

Literature and modernization in Japan

the changing geography of literary genres 1850-1890

by Wolfgang Schamoni

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Published by St. Antony"s College in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementWolfgang Schamoni.
SeriesThe Richard Storry memorial lecture -- no.4: 1991
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Open LibraryOL13965879M

This book represents the first systematic study of the ways in which media and inscriptive technologies available in Japan at its threshold of modernization in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century shaped and brought into being modern Japanese literature. Read this book on Questia. In May , with the help of the Ford, Luce, and MacArthur Foundations, a conference on the various historical perspectives of China’s modernization was held at Fudan University in Shanghai. Society for Comparative Studies in Society and History Modernization Theory and the Comparative Study of Societies: A Critical Perspective Author(s): Dean C. Tipps Reviewed work(s): Source: Comparative Studies in Society and History, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Mar., ), pp. Published by: Cambridge University Press.


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