Paragons of the Ordinary : : The Biographical Literature of Mori Ogai / / Marvin Marcus.

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter University of Hawaii Press Archive eBook-Package Pre-2000
Place / Publishing House:Honolulu : : University of Hawaii Press, , [2022]
Year of Publication:2022
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Physical Description:1 online resource (376 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Biographical Literature of Mori Ogai
  • 1. Biography in the Japanese Literary Tradition
  • 2. On Literary Journalism and Self-Referentiality
  • 3. The Shiden of Mori Ogai: A Critical Overview
  • 4. What Has Ogai Wrought? A Compendium of Shiden Topics and Themes
  • 5. The Biographer and His Sources: On Documents, Informants, and the Literature of Fact
  • 6. Mori Ogai and the Biographical Quest
  • 7. A Genealogy of Exemplary Lives: Shibue Chusai and the Idealized Episode
  • 8. A Miscellany of Biographical Anecdotes and Vignettes from Shibue Chusai and Izawa Ranken
  • 9. Conclusion
  • Abbreviations Used in Citations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index