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Decentering the Uneven Geography of Cultural Production

in On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines efforts to address the uneven geography of cultural production in Japan. It suggests that the continued concentration of literary production in Tokyo in the early twentieth ... More


Akita Ujaku: The Skeletons’ Dance

M. Cody Poulton

in A Beggar's Art: Scripting Modernity in Japanese Drama, 1900-1930

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833411
eISBN:
9780824869151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833411.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a translation for Akita Ujaku's The Skeletons' Dance—one of the first works to address the slaughter of Koreans after the 1923 earthquake. The Skeletons' Dance does not portray ... More


After the Quake

M. Cody Poulton

in A Beggar's Art: Scripting Modernity in Japanese Drama, 1900-1930

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833411
eISBN:
9780824869151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833411.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter marks a watershed moment for Japanese theatre in the wake of the 1923 Great Kantō Earthquake. Practically every major theatre had been destroyed in the quake and the ensuing fires. The ... More


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