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In Place of a Conclusion: Kokoro and the Age of Melodrama

in An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter argues that Natsume Sōseki's novel Kokoro can be considered as an ending of the melodramatic imagination. It explains that this work invoked melodrama in order to examine it as a ... More


Introduction: Melodrama and the Family in Meiji Japan

in An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the depiction of family in Japanese melodramatic fiction of the Meiji era. This volume examines four novels initially serialized in daily newspapers at a time of ... More


The Milk You All Drank: Gender and Social Aspiration in Chikyōdai

in An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how adoptions refract the Meiji ideology of the ie-seido in Kikuchi Yūhō's Chikyōdai, particularly in terms of the complications raised by gender and social hierarchy. It ... More


I'll Be Doing the Giving: The Traffic in Women and Men in Gubijinsō

in An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the treatment of the issues of marriage and family succession in Natsume Sōseki's Gubijinsō. It explains that this novel focused on themes rooted in contemporary social ... More


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