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Master of Arts (M.A.)
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In this thesis Iw ill examine the illustrated fiction gesaku of the Edo period (1600-1868), focusing on Shikitei Sanba (1776-1882) as a gesaku writer and translate one of his gesaku works, Nenashigusa yume monogatari, which was published in 1809. Nenushigusa yume monegaiari has been categorized as gôkan, which is a genre of gesaku literature.
Amanda C. Seaman
Doris G. Bargen
Stephen M. Forrest