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Mother-tongue in modern Japanese literature and criticism : toward a new polylingual poetics / Takayuki Yokota-Murakami.

Author/Creator:
Yokota, Jeri, 1959- author.
Publication:
Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 183 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Other Title:
Mother-tongue in modern Japanese literature & criticism
Subjects:
Japanese literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Language and languages in literature.
Women in literature.
Japanese literature.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction : Theoretical presumptions and comparative perspective
"Mother-tongue" and the formulation of the national language in Meiji linguistics
Gembun-itchi movement : the creation of a lingusitic state apparatus
Korean-Japanese writers and the redefinition of bokoru-go
Dialectal literature as bilingual literature
Contemporaty bilingual/exophonic writers and their politics
Deconstructing language as a ground for mother-tongue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-178) and index.
ISBN:
9811085110
9789811085116
9789811085123
OCLC:
1020604075