The outsider within : ten essays on modern Japanese women writers

edited by Tomoko Kuribayashi with Mizuho Terasawa

The Outsider Within contains ten articles written by new and veteran scholars of Japanese women writers, both from the U.S. and abroad, with a focus on their fictional works available in English translation. Preceded by a general introduction, which discusses the position of the Japanese woman writer as an outsider within their native society, the ten essays offer general information on Japanese women's literature, society, and culture, along with detailed analyses of individual works.

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  • Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Note on Japanese Names Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 Modern Writing-The Renaissance: Desire for Autonomy and Connection: Tamura Toshiko's Female Characters
  • Flower Power: Nature, Art, and Woman in Okamoto Kanoko's "A Floral Pageant" Chapter 6 Post-World War II Writers-The Pioneers: Reclaiming the Critical Voice in Enchi Fumiko's The Waiting Years
  • Setouchi Jakucho: Female Subjectivity in the Exploration of "Self," Sexuality, and Spirituality Chapter 7 Exploring New Women's Lives-Confronting the M/Other: A Defiant Muse: Reading and Situating Kurahashi Yumiko's Narrative Subjectivity
  • The Ordinary and the Marginal: The Significance of Mother in Tomioka Taeko's Works
  • Fantasies of Maternal Ambivalen Chapter 8 Young Writers-Women's New Places: Sharing Sex, Sharing Meals: A Discussion of Hayashi Mariko's Works
  • Destabilization of Gender in New Age Japanese Women's Literature: Yoshimoto Banana and Arai Motoko Chapter 9 Bibliography Chapter 10 About the Contributors Chapter 11 Index

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書名 The outsider within : ten essays on modern Japanese women writers
著作者等 寺沢 みづほ
栗林 智子
Terasawa Mizuho
Kuribayashi Tomoko
出版元 University Press of America
刊行年月 c2002
ページ数 xxiv, 229 p.
大きさ 22 cm
ISBN 0761822437
NCID BA57455081
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国