The Rhetoric of Confession

  PREFACE
  ABBREVIATIONS
  INTRODUCTION  PRESENTATION AND REPRESENTATION IN THE SHISOSETSU

 collapse section1  THE "TRANSPARENT" TEXT
 expand section1  Fictions and Fabrications
 expand section2  Language and the Illusion of Presence
 expand section3  Shishosetsu Criticism and the Myth of Sincerity

 collapse section2  THE RISE OF A FORM
 expand section4  Harbingers (I): Tokoku, Doppo, Hogetsu
 expand section5  Harbingers (II): Katai, Homei
 6  The Bundan: Readers:, Writers, Critics

 collapse section3  THREE APPROACHES TO EXPERIENCE
 expand section7  Chikamatsu Shuko: The Hero as Fool
 expand section8  Shiga Naoya:  The Hero as Sage
 expand section9  Kasai Zenzo:  The Hero as Victim

  EPILOGUE: THE SHISHOSETSU TODAY
 expand sectionBIBLIOGRAPHY
 expand sectionINDEX

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