Decadent Literature in Twentieth-Century Japan

Spectacles of Idle Labor

  • Authors
  • Ikuho Amano

About this book


Decadence is a concept that designates a given historical moment as a phase of decay and valorizes the past as an irretrievable golden age. This study offers an innovative examination of a century of Japanese fiction through the analytical prism of decadence.


fiction Japanese Japanisch

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48004-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-37743-2
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