Mark Twain in Japan: The Cultural Reception of an American Icon

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The Curators of the University of Missouri
University of Missouri Press, Columbia, Missouri 65201
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Ishihara, Tsuyoshi, 1971–
Mark Twain in Japan: the cultural reception of an American icon/Tsuyoshi
Ishihara.
p. cm. — (Mark Twain and his circle series)
Summary: [Explores the history of Mark Twain's reception in Japan in the spheres
of books, children's magazines, and anime, the impact of Japanese translations on
Twain's public image, how Japanese culture has transformed Japanese versions of
Twain's works, and how Japan is culturally influenced by America and America by
Japan]—Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-8262-1590-4 (alk. paper)
1. Twain, Mark, 1835-1910—Appreciation—Japan. 2. Twain, Mark, 1835-1910—
Translations into Japanese—History and criticism. 3. American literature—
Appreciation—Japan. 4. Japanese literature—American influences. 5. Books and
reading—Japan—History. 6. Criticism—Japan—History. I. Title. II. Series.

PS1337. 4. J37184 2005
818′. 409—dc22

2005006340

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American National Standard for Permanence of Paper
for Printed Library Materials, Z39. 48, 1984.

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