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Sirens of the Western shore : the westernesque femme fatale, translation, and vernacular style in modern Japanese literature /

A study that introduces an archetype in modern Japanese literature, this work pinpoints the birth of the Westernesque femme fatale in the vernacularist movement of the late 1880s, tracks her development in naturalist fiction of the mid-1900s, and finds her catapulted to centre stage in the early 191...

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Main Author: Levy, Indra A., (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006.
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Online Access:Online version
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Summary:A study that introduces an archetype in modern Japanese literature, this work pinpoints the birth of the Westernesque femme fatale in the vernacularist movement of the late 1880s, tracks her development in naturalist fiction of the mid-1900s, and finds her catapulted to centre stage in the early 1910s.
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 330 pages) : illustrations
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-312) and index.
ISBN:9780231510745
0231510748
Access:JSTOR Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.