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dc.contributor.authorMihic, Tamaki
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-15T12:00:13Z
dc.date.available2020-04-15T12:00:13Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.isbn9781760463540en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/37220
dc.description.abstract"The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster (collectively referred to as ‘3.11’, the date of the earthquake), had a lasting impact on Japan’s identity and global image. In its immediate aftermath, mainstream media presented the country as a disciplined, resilient and composed nation, united in the face of a natural disaster. However, 3.11 also drew worldwide attention to the negative aspects of Japanese government and society, thought to have caused the unresolved situation at Fukushima. Spurred by heightened emotions following the triple disaster, the Japanese became increasingly polarised between these two views of how to represent themselves. How did literature and popular culture respond to this dilemma? Re-imagining Japan after Fukushima attempts to answer that question by analysing how Japan was portrayed in post-3.11 fiction. Texts are selected from the Japanese, English and French languages, and the portrayals are also compared with those from non-fiction discourse. This book argues that cultural responses to 3.11 had a significant role to play in re-imagining Japan after Fukushima."en_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::1 Geographical Qualifiers::1F Asia::1FP East Asia, Far East::1FPJ Japanen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::R Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning::RN The environment::RNR Natural disastersen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFF Social issues & processes::JFFC Social impact of disastersen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::D Literature & literary studies::DS Literature: history & criticism::DSK Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersen_US
dc.subject.otherFukushimaen_US
dc.subject.othernatural disasteren_US
dc.subject.othernuclear disasteren_US
dc.subject.otherJapanen_US
dc.subject.otherliterary studiesen_US
dc.subject.otherpopular cultureen_US
dc.subject.othercultural studiesen_US
dc.titleRe-imagining Japan after Fukushimaen_US
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.22459/RJF.2020en_US
oapen.relation.isPublishedByddc8cc3f-dd57-40ef-b8d5-06f839686b71en_US
oapen.pages174en_US


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