Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mori Ogai: The Demands of the Day, Part 4

After Maihime, Ogai published two more novels in short succession; Utakata no ki (A Sad Tale), mentioned in part 2, and Fumizukai (The Courier) in January 1891. Fumizukai is particularly interesting for a detailed psychological portrait of Ida, a German … Continue reading

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