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Bundori (Sano Ichiro, Book 2) by Laura Joh Rowland

By Laura Joh Rowland

The sequel to the acclaimed novel Shinju back positive factors detective Sano Ichiro as he trails a serial killer stalking feudal Japan. In 1689, an omnipotent shogun controls the kingdom, surrounded through sour machinations and political intrigues. whilst an historical culture unexpectedly and brutally reappears, Sano hazards every little thing to convey the killer to justice.

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Too often, however, these honorable mentions remain only that, seldom examining that print media itself: the way such publications are put together, the concerns of editors who put them together, the type of people who read them. 63 I will do the same, but my emphasis is instead on the world of print culture itself. In a broader sense, it is worth remembering that we tend to make value judgments of literature that stem in some way from the work’s context and audience, even when that is not the primary focus of our criticism.

The community of readers and intellectuals who were not specifically female), and openly discussed the significance of women’s literature, women writers, and women thinkers for public intellectual discourse. In this endeavor, Fujin kòron stood at the heart of major tensions in Japanese modernity and its relationship to gender. Fujin kòron’s texts articulated stances on the role of cultural capital in creating better women and a better nation. The publishers’ statements suggest that they were aware of women both as a new market and as beneficiaries of mass-produced print culture and that they brought together liberal thinkers and established fiction writers (albeit 28 Chapter 2 often controversial ones) to promote a sort of cosmopolitanism for women that would take advantage of their increased access to print culture.

Writers too showed ambivalence about the new professionalism or commercialism associated with their efforts, but at the same time were impressed with their ability to affect large audiences. 68 By the late 1920s, intense arguments on the political role of art, surrounding but not limited to the proletarian literature movement and women writers and readers, played an important part in this discussion. The role of feminism and other political movements in Production and Consumption of Women’s Magazines 23 the work of women writers, along with the role of the woman factory or office worker as reader and writer, became central to questioning the relationship among reading, art, and activism.

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