Mother of Dreams and Other Short Stories: Portrayals of Women in Modern Japanese Fiction (Japan's Modern Writers)

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This is an anthology of stories about women in Japanese society. It includes works by Dazai, Oe, Abe, and other celebrated Japanese writers. The stories presented reflect traditional women's roles while showing what radical changes have taken place, especially since World War II.

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Makoto Ueda, the editor, is Professor of Japanese, and Professor of Comparative Literature, 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 and Japanese include Nippon no bungaku riron, Modern Japanese Writers and the Nature of Japanese Literature, Modern Japanese Poets and the Nature of Literature, Art and Literary Theories of Japan, Modern Japanese Haiku: An Anthology, and Matsuo Basho.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Japanese

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