“Postwar Literature and the Bible” written by Professor Takuma Nagahama of the Faculty of Foreign Studies' Department of Japanese Studies is published.
Title: “Postwar Literature and the Bible: The Influence of Christianity Among Modern Japanese Writers”
Author: Takuma Nagahama
Publisher: Kanyou Shuppan LLC.
Date: March 31st, 2022
Format: Duodecimo / 282 pages
Price: 1,980 yen (tax included)
The book focuses on the decade between August 1945 and December 1955, categorizing postwar literature into five major styles. Authors and literary works that represent each style are introduced with an analysis on how they pertain to the Bible. The book also touches upon the relationship between postwar criticism and the Bible.