Hardcover: 328 pages
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (June 30, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 13192106
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
In this fascinating collection of translations, Telling Lives looks at the self-writing of five Japanese women who came of age during the decades leading up to World War II. Following an introduction that situates women’s self-writing against the backdrop of Japan during the 1920s and 1930s, Loftus takes up the autobiographies of Oku Mumeo, a leader of the prewar women’s movement, and Takai Toshio, a textile worker who later became a well-known l...