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Title

Trapped in the Leprosaria: The Ghettoization of the ‘Leper Author’ Hōjō Tamio

Date of Award

Summer 8-2014

Author's School

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Author's Department

East Asian Languages and Culture: Japanese

Degree Name

Master of Arts (AM/MA)

Degree Type

Thesis

Abstract

An analysis of leprosy as a disease, its history in Japan and around the world, and how the discourse surrounding disease can be applied to literature, with a particular look at short stories from the 'leper' author Hōjō Tamio.

Language

English (en)

Chair and Committee

Jamie Newhard

Committee Members

Marvin Marcus, Akira Shimizu

Comments

Permanent URL: https://doi.org/10.7936/K7JW8BT3

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