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Bachelor JapanistsJapanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities$
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Christopher Reed

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231175753

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231175753.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Bachelor Japanists
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Christopher Reed

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231175753.003.0001

The whole of Japan is a pure invention. There is no such country, there are no such people. … The Japanese people are, as I have said, simply a mode of style, an exquisite fancy of art.

—Oscar Wilde

If I want to imagine a fictive nation, … I can … isolate somewhere in the world (...

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