The Dawn That Never Comes: Shimazaki Toson and Japanese Nationalism

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byMichael Bourdaghs

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Michael Bourdaghs teaches in the department of East Asian languages and cultures at UCLA. He is the translation editor of Kamei Hideo's Transformations of Sensibility: The Phenomenology of Meiji Literature.

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0231503415

ISBN - 13:9780231503419

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Toson, Literary History, and National Imagination
2. The Disease of Nationalism, the Empire of Hygiene: "The Broken Commandment" as Hygiene Manual
3. Triangulating the Nation: Representing and Publishing "The Family"
4. Suicide and Childbirth in the I-Novel: "Women's Literature'" in "Spring" and "New Life"
5. The Times and Spaces of Nations: The Multiple Chronotopes of "Before the Dawn"
Epilogue. The Most Japanese of Things

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In its originality and theoretical sophistication it revolutionizes both the study of Toson and the study of Japanese nationalism.