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Mother Of Dreams: Portrayals Of Women In Modern Japanese Fiction

Mother Of Dreams: Portrayals Of Women In Modern Japanese Fiction (Paperback)

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To Lafcadio Hearn at the turn of the twentieth century, Japan's most priceless objets d'art were not the delicate masterpieces of its fine arts but its women. Today, the women of Japan are viewed with a mixture of old stereotypes and new misconceptions. The Mother of Dreams is an anthology of modern Japanese fiction portraying Japanese women, arranged according to five categories: the maiden, the mistress, the wife, the mother, and the working woman. These short stories span a period that has seen great changes in the status of Japanese women. There has also

Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc Publication Date: 06/02/2004 ISBN-13: 9784770029768  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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MAKOTO UEDA is Professor Emeritus of Japanese at Stanford University. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Asian Languages and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the university. Professor Ueda's numerous publications in English include Literary and Art Theories in Japan (Western Reserve University Press), Matsuo Basho (Kodansha International), Modern Japanese Writers and the Nature of Literature (Stanford University Press), Modern Japanese Haiku (University of Toronto Press), Modern Japanese Tanka (Columbia University Press), and The Path of Flowering Thorn: The Life and Poetry of Yosa Buson (Stanford University Press).

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