Mark Twain in Japan : the cultural reception of an American icon / Tsuyoshi Ishihara.

By: Ishihara, Tsuyoshi, 1971-Material type: TextTextSeries: Mark Twain and his circle series: Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2005Description: xix, 178 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0826215904 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780826215901 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Appreciation -- Japan | Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Translations into Japanese -- History and criticism | American literature -- Appreciation -- Japan | Japanese literature -- American influences | Books and reading -- Japan -- History | Criticism -- Japan -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Mark Twain in Japan.; Online version:: Mark Twain in Japan.DDC classification: 818/.409 LOC classification: PS1337.4.J37 | I84 2005
Contents:
What happened to Huck? : Kuni Sasaki's translation of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Mark Twain in wartime Japan : the Samurai version of The prince and the pauper -- Mark Twain in postwar Japan : juvenile translations and school textbooks -- Japanese animations of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer.
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.
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"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.

What happened to Huck? : Kuni Sasaki's translation of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Mark Twain in wartime Japan : the Samurai version of The prince and the pauper -- Mark Twain in postwar Japan : juvenile translations and school textbooks -- Japanese animations of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer.

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Tsuyoshi Ishihara is Assistant Professor of American Literature and Culture at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.

The Mark Twain and His Circle Series , edited by Tom Quirk and John Bird

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