The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature

The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature Modern Japan S Repressed Anxieties, Fears And Hopes Come To The Surface In The Fantastic A Close Analysis Of Fantasy Fiction, Film And Comics Reveals The Ambivalence Felt By Many Japanese Towards The Success Story Of The Nation In The Twentieth Century.The Fantastic In Modern Japanese Literature Explores The Dark Side To Japanese Literature And Japanese Society It Takes In The Nightmarish Future Depicted In The Animated Film Masterpiece, Akira, And The Pastoral Dream Worlds Created By Japan S Nobel Prize Winning Author Oe Kenzaburo A Wide Range Of Fantasists, Many Discussed Here In English For The First Time, Form The Basis For A Ground Breaking Analysis Of Utopias, Dystopias, The Disturbing Relationship Between Women, Sexuality And Modernity, And The Role Of The Alien In The Fantastic. This book touches a topic which looks really interesting to me However, as it always happens with this kind of books books that deal about books if you have not read some of the books mentioned, is like believing in ghosts You cannot really know if the author is right or if your opinions will be the same and you will also believe in the same ghosts, or in different ones That is what hsa happened to me, since I have read very few of the ones Napier mentions in her book I have started readin This book touches a topic which looks really interesting to me However, as it always happens with this kind of books books that deal about books if you have not read some of the books mentioned, is like believing in ghosts You cannot really know if the author is right or if your opinions will be the same and you will also believe in the same ghosts, or in different ones That is what hsa happened to me, since I have read very few of the ones Napier mentions in her book I have started reading the most interesting ones, so that I can form my opinion and contrast it with hers later, re reading the book But, for now, I can say that is a good book suggesting a lot of Japanese books, short stories and mangas or films to read or see I specially liked the introduction, the chapter about the alien although I think that it lacks a reference that kept coming to my mind all the time I was reading it Gothi
Susan Napier is very much a literary scholar, but this book and her popular book on anime, feels as though it has a bit of an identity crisis On one hand, Napier does not shy away from the literary theory of academia Todorov, Lacan, etc but on the other hand, she does not seem to assume that the reader has read any of the works in question, not to mention existing scholarships on those works Coming from an academia point of view, the arguments in this book can be a bit sloppy and oversimp Susan Napier is very much a literary scholar, but this book and her popular book on anime, feels as though it has a bit of an identity crisis On one hand, Napier does not shy away from the literary theory of academia Todorov, Lacan, etc but on the other hand, she does not seem to assume that the reader has read any of the works in question, not to mention existing scholarships on those works Coming from an academia point o
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I wish I would have read this before diving into so many Murakami novels so quickly I enjoyed the novels immensely, but what I was missing from my experience of those stories was context As I am finding with so many other non J
Este libro ha sido una de las primeras fuentes de informaci n que consult para la elaboraci n de mis investigaciones sobre la literatura fant stica en Jap n Este libro, con un an lisis basado en el modelo propuesto por Rosemary Jackson en Fantasy The Literature of Subversion, se adentra en la literatura japonesa atrav s del an lisis de los temas, im genes y s mbolos de relatos del siglo XX Para m , su lectura no fue de gran ayuda, pues mi trabajo no se enfoca en un estudio tem tico, sino est Este libro ha sido una de las primeras fuentes de informaci n que consult para la elaboraci n de mis investigaciones sobre la literatura fant stica en Jap n Este libro, con un an lisis basado en el modelo propuesto por Rosemary Jackson en Fantasy The Literature of Subversion, se adentra en la literatura japonesa atrav s del an lisis de los temas, im genes y s mbolos de relatos del siglo XX Para
A fantastic Book on the fantastic in Japanese literature Originally intended to read the book to gain insight into the element of fantastic in manga Turned out to be quite an eye opener into how the fantasti

❦ The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature  free download ➜ Author Susan J. Napier – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature
  • Susan J. Napier
  • English
  • 23 December 2017
  • 0415124581