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The Resource Suicidal Narrative in Modern Japan : the Case of Dazai Osamu

Suicidal Narrative in Modern Japan : the Case of Dazai Osamu

Label
Suicidal Narrative in Modern Japan : the Case of Dazai Osamu
Title
Suicidal Narrative in Modern Japan
Title remainder
the Case of Dazai Osamu
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dazai Osamu (1909-1948) is one of Japan's most famous literary suicides, known as the earliest postwar manifestation of the genuinely alienated writer in Japan. In this first deconstructive reading of a modern Japanese novelist, Alan Wolfe draws on contemporary Western literary and cultural theories and on a knowledge of Dazai's work in the context of Japanese literary history to provide a fresh view of major texts by this important literary figure. In the process, Wolfe revises Japanese as well as Western scholarship on Dazai and discovers new connections among suicide, autobiography, alie
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Wolfe, Alan Stephen
Dewey number
895.6/34
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL825.A8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies of the East Asian Institute
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dazai, Osamu
  • Suicide in literature
  • Dazai, Osamu
  • Dazai, Osamu
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Suicide in literature
Label
Suicidal Narrative in Modern Japan : the Case of Dazai Osamu
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction Saint of Negativity; Part 1: Nation and Suicidal Narrative; Part 2: Suicidal Autobiography; Part 3: Japanese Littératuricide and Postwar Rebirth
Control code
884013013
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861002
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt737t7h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013013
Label
Suicidal Narrative in Modern Japan : the Case of Dazai Osamu
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction Saint of Negativity; Part 1: Nation and Suicidal Narrative; Part 2: Suicidal Autobiography; Part 3: Japanese Littératuricide and Postwar Rebirth
Control code
884013013
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861002
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt737t7h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013013

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