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Author Bargen, Doris G
Title Suicidal honor : General Nogi and the writings of Mori Ōgai and Natsume Sōseki / Doris G. Bargen
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2006
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 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  783.18 7677/ B251    AVAILABLE    30580002431695
 人文社會聯圖  DS884.N7 B37 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020248936
Descript xiv, 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-277) and index
"Following one's lord into death". Sacrifice and self-sacrifice ; The Japanese custom of junshi -- Nogi in history. Nogi's life sentences ; The sword and the brush -- Nogi in literature. Mori Ōgai's junshi stories. "Okitsu Yagoemon no isho" (first version): junshi postponed ; "Sahashi Jingorō": anything but seppuku ; "Okitsu Yagoemon no isho" (second version): a spectacle for the lord's successor ; "Abe ichizoku": the perplexities of permission ; Mori Ōgai's "Sakai jiken": rebellion and martyrdom ; Natsume Sōseki's Kokoro: living as though dead -- Coda: last stands in ancient Rome and modern Japan
Subject Nogi, Maresuke (乃木希典, 1849-1912)
Nogi, Maresuke (乃木希典, 1849-1912) -- In literature
Mori, Ōgai (森鷗外, 1862-1922) -- Criticism and interpretation
Natsume, Sōseki (夏目漱石, 1867-1916) -- Criticism and interpretation
Suicide in literature
Japanese literature -- 1868- -- History and criticism
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