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Author Suter, Rebecca, 1975- author

Title Holy ghosts : the Christian century in modern Japanese fiction / Rebecca Suter
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2015
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Contents Contexts -- A poetic religion full of paradoxes -- Martyrs, apostates, and the modern Japanese subject -- Resurrection as zombie revolution -- From counter-orientalism to queer spirituality
Summary This work examines the popularity of the Christian century in modern Japanese fiction and reflects on the role of crosscultural representations. Exploring the twentieth century's fascination with the Christian century enables Rebecca Suter to reflect on modern Japan's complex combination of Orientalism, self-Orientalism, and Occidentalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Amakusa, Shirō, 1621 or 1622-1638 -- In literature.
Christianity in literature.
Japanese fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0824855000 (electronic bk.)
9780824855000 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)