Thursday, November 12, 2009

A History of Modern Japanese Literary Criticism: Act One, Scene 1


W. David Marx, editor of the popular online journal Neojaponisme, has kindly invited me to post on his site the first scene of my short reference play, A History of Modern Japanese Literary Criticism. The remaining three scenes should be finished by year's end.

And, for the blind:


6 comments:

Eric said...

Entertaining... I enjoyed the humor you interjected...
By the way, I assume you've seen the recently published translation of Soseki's literary theory...

Beholdmyswarthyface said...

Thanks. The Bungakuron, right? I haven't read it yet. What's the title of the book it's included in?

Eric said...

Here's a link to the title: 1. Theory of Literature and Other Critical Writings (Weatherhead Books on Asia) by Natsume Soseki, Michael Bourdaghs, Atsuko Ueda, and Joseph Murphy (Hardcover - Jan 26, 2009)
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Get it by Monday, Nov 16 if you order in the next 7 hours and choose one-day shipping.

Eric said...

Here's the amazon.com link:
http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&tag=flipkartcom-20&field-keywords=the+theory+of+literature+and+other+critical+writings+soseki+natsume+michael+k+bourdaghs+atsuko+ueda

Beholdmyswarthyface said...

Nice. Thanks. I'll put an order in at school.

Sally Suzuki said...

Beholdmyswarthyface,
Are you posting facebook comments again?