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Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Drama

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ISBN-10: 0231128312

ISBN-13: 9780231128315

Edition: 2017

Authors: J. Thomas Rimer, Mitsuya Mori, M. Cody Poulton

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This anthology is the first to survey the full range of modern Japanese drama and make available Japan's best and most representative twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century works in one volume. It opens with a comprehensive introduction to Meiji-period drama and follows with six chronological sections: "The Age of Taisho Drama"; The Tsukiji Little Theater and Its Aftermath"; "Wartime and Postwar Drama"; "The 1960s and Underground Theater"; "The 1980s and Beyond"; and "Popular Theater," providing a complete history of modern Japanese theater for students, scholars, instructors, and dramatists. The collection features a mix of original and previously published translations of works, among…    
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 3/7/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 0.71" wide x 0.99" long x 0.15" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

J. Thomas Rimer is emeritus professor of East Asian languages and literatures at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of several works, including Traditions in Modern Japanese Fiction: An Introductionand A Reader's Guide to Japanese Literature.Van C. Gessel is professor of Japanese literature at Brigham Young University. He is the author of Three Modern Novelists: Soseki, Tanizaki, Kawabataand coeditor of The Showa Anthology: Modern Japanese Short Stories.