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30年前のブログ
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
  • Cecilia S Seigle, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Document Type
Other
Date of this Version
7-1-2014
Abstract
I was in Japan for one year (1985-1986) on the research grant of the Japan Foundation while writing my book Yoshiwara and subsequent book Ooku. Recently I found a collection of my brief observations and comments on various aspects of Japanese life. I had come to the United States as a college freshman in 1953, and although I had gone back to Japan for brief visits and research since then, I had not lived there over a couple of months. My comments in 1985-86 are interesting because of the passage of time since then. It is also light-hearted and humorous although points I attempted to make are serious. Since I never published these essays, I would like to publish them with added observations and comments from 2014. Although blogs as such did not exist in 1985-86, I would like to call the essays "Blogs of 30 years ago."
Keywords
  • Japanese society,
  • 1985-86
Citation Information
Cecilia S Seigle. "30年前のブログ" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/cecilia_seigle/29/