Trapped in the Leprosaria: The Ghettoization of the ‘Leper Author’ Hōjō Tamio
Date of Award
Master of Arts (AM/MA)
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.
Chair and Committee
Marvin Marcus, Akira Shimizu
Hare, Walter, "Trapped in the Leprosaria: The Ghettoization of the ‘Leper Author’ Hōjō Tamio" (2014). Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 12.