Read Japanese Literature

Writing about Japan's "Have-Nots"

September 22, 2022 Season 2 Episode 2
Read Japanese Literature
Writing about Japan's "Have-Nots"
Show Notes

In this episode…

Post-bubble Japan.

The history of socially-conscious Japanese literature.

And Yu Miri’s Tokyo Ueno Station, a powerful examination of Tokyo by one of the most invisible people imaginable—the ghost of a homeless day laborer.

Notes and sources at the podcast episode website.

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