Murakami Haruki and Yoshimoto Banana are among the most representative contemporary Japanese writers. This book critically evaluates their literary production in the context of contemporary Japanese and Western culture.
Table of Contents
- Foreword, by Antonino Forte
1. Murakami Haruki or the search for a lost plot
2. Yoshimoto Banana. Inside and beyond shōjo aesthetics
- AppendixA: Works by Murakami Haruki
- Appendix B: Works by Yoshimoto Banana