The Father-Daughter Plot

The Father-Daughter Plot

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Annotation This provocative collection of essays is a comprehensive study of the qfather-daughter dynamicq in Japanese female literary experience, Its contributors, representing a new generation of scholars of Japanese literature, examine the ways in which women have been placed politically, ideologically, and symbolically as qdaughtersq in a culture that venerates qthe father.q They weigh the impact that this daughterly position has had on both the performance and production of women's writing from the classical period to the presentHere, in the short essay aquot;Dad: Ueda Bannenaquot; (Oyaji: Ueda Bannen), Enchi explains: For the past ten years or so, I have been able to accept people referring to my father when they speak to me, and now, in a way, I even enjoy those moments.

Title:The Father-Daughter Plot
Author:Rebecca L. Copeland, Esperanza U. Ramirez-Christensen
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press - 2001-01


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