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Meiji at 150

Meiji at 150 Podcast, Episode 056, Dr. Indra Levy (Stanford University) Levy, Indra; Grunow, Tristan

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In this episode, Dr. Levy underlines the importance of translation in Meiji-period transformations in Japanese language, literature, and culture. We discuss the role of literature in the modern nation-state, literary characters as allegories for the nation, and the politics of humour in literature before contrasting the relationship between composition and translation in Japan and the US.

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