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Keats and English Romanticism in Japan

by Akiko Okada (Author)
©2006 Monographs 232 Pages

Summary

This book shows why Keats and Romanticism appeal to the Japanese mind, and how English Romantic poetry has found its way into Japanese literature. The first part analyses the reception of Romanticism in Japan before and after World War II and then focuses on the Japanese reception of Keats and the translation of Keats’ poetry. The second part of the book deals with the medical aspect in Keats’ poetry, his treatment of the supernatural, and his distinctive use of words.

Details

Pages
232
Year
2006
ISBN (Softcover)
9783039107872
Language
English
Tags
Keats, John Rezeption Japan 19th Century /English Literature Reception of Keats Comparative Language English Romanticism
Published
Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2006. 232 pp.

Biographical notes

Akiko Okada (Author)

The Author: Akiko Okada graduated from Osaka Women’s College and received her M.A. in English from San Diego State University (USA). She has been teaching English literature at Momoyama Gakuin University since 1977. Her published works include The Poetry of Keats and Magic and Fairies – The English Romantic Poets.

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