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Oe and Beyond: Fiction and Contemporary Japan
Are the works of contemporary Japanese novelists, as Nobel Prize winner Oe Kenzaburo has observed, mere reflections of the vast consumer culture of Tokyo and the subcultures of the world at large? Or do they contain their own critical components, albeit in altered form? Oe and Beyond surveys the accomplishments of Oe and other writers of the postwar generation while lookin ...more
Hardcover, 317 pages
Published April 1st 1999 by University of Hawaii Press
(first published April 1st 1998)
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