Japanese literature history 20th century

How the Transitional Period of Japan, From a Traditional to Modernized Country, Mirrored the Japanese Literature in the 20th century

Reading time: 13 minutes When talking about modern Japanese literature, no discussion will be had without mentioning Haruki Murakami. His novels, all of which have been translated to English, have sold tens of millions of copies outside of Japan alone . His works deal almost exclusively with themes of anxiety, depression, sexual desire and, most …

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