Foodscapes of Contemporary Japanese Women Writers

Foodscapes of Contemporary Japanese Women Writers

Number of page: 191
Author: M. Yuki, Yuki Masami
Publisher: Springer
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Category: Social Science

Translated from Japanese, this study exposes English-language scholars to the complexities of the relationship between food, culture, the environment, and literature in Japan. Yuki explores the systems of value surrounding food as expressed in four popular Japanese female writers: Ishimure Michiko, Taguchi Randy, Morisaki Kazue, and Nashiki Kaho.

About The Author

Author Yuki Masami: Masami Yuki is a Professor in the Foreign Language Institute at Kanazawa University, Japan. Translated by Michael Berman: Michael Berman is a graduate student in the Department of Sociocultural Anthropology at the University of California, San Diego, USA.