Language, Nation, Race: Linguistic Reform in Meiji Japan (1868-1912) 9780520381728

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Table of contents :
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I. “Pre-Nation”
1. Competing “Languages”
2. Sound, Scripts, and Styles
3. Zoku as Aesthetic Criterion
Part II. Race and Language Reform
Introduction
4. Racializing the National Language
5. Tropes of Racialization in the Works of Natsume Sōseki
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Language, Nation, Race: Linguistic Reform in Meiji Japan (1868-1912)
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