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Meiji at 150

Meiji at 150 Podcast, Episode 037, Dr. Melek Ortabasi (Simon Fraser University) Ortabasi, Melek; Grunow, Tristan


In this episode, Dr. Ortabasi retells the story of folklore focusing on the works of Yanagita Kunio, and gives a comparative look at children’s literature in the Meiji Period. We discuss folklore themes in Japanese popular culture today, Meiji children’s education, and a comparative approach to teaching the Meiji Period.

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