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Literature of Change in the 1960s—Mishima and Oe

Literature of Change in the 1960s—Mishima and Oe

Update: 2022-08-141
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Today, we’re talking about the literature of change in the 1960s—how writers took on questions about what it meant to be Japanese in the post-war era and what was the continuing role of Japanese tradition.

We’re looking especially at Yukio Mishima and Kenzaburo Oe.

Content warning: This episode addresses fascism and suicide.

Notes and sources at the podcast episode website.

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Literature of Change in the 1960s—Mishima and Oe

Literature of Change in the 1960s—Mishima and Oe