Modern Japanese Literature * Representative Works - Essay

* Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Abe Kobo
Suna no onna [The Woman in the Dunes] (novel) 1962
Hako otoko [The Box Man] (novel) 1973

Agawa Hiroyuki
Ma no isan [Devil's Heritage] (novel) 1952

Akutagawa Ryunosuke
Rashomon, and Other Stories (short stories) 1952
Exotic Japanese Stories (short stories) 1964

Arishima Takeo
Aru onna [A Certain Woman] (novel) 1919

Dazai Osamu
Shayo [Setting Sun] (novel) 1947
Ningen shikkaku [No Longer Human] (novel) 1948

Enchi Fumiko
Onnazaka [The Waiting Years] (novel) 1957

Endo Shusaku
Umi to dokuyaku [The Sea and Poison] (novel) 1958
Chimmoku [Silence] (novel) 1966
Kuchibue o fuku toki [When I Whistle] (novel) 1975
Sukyandaru [Scandal] (novel) 1986

Futabatei Shimei
Ukigumo [Drifting Clouds] (novel) 1887

Hagiwara Sakutaro
Tsuki ni hoeru [Howling at the Moon] (poetry) 1917

Hayashi Fumiko
Ukigumo [The Floating Cloud] (novel) 1953

Hayashi Kyoko
Matsuri no ba [Ritual of Death] (novella) 1975

Higuchi Ichiyo
Takekurabe [Growing Up] (novella) 1895

Ibuse Masuji
Kuroi ame [Black Rain] (novel) 1966

Inoue Yashushi
Ryoju [The Hunting Gun]...

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