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Henshall, Kenneth G., A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower, Palgrave MacMillan, 2001.

Through a study of politics, culture, literature, and economics, as well as other topics, Henshall provides a very spirited study of the history of Japan. Equal time is spent on both the classic periods as well as the modern.

Iles, Timothy, Abe Kobo: An Exploration of His Prose, Drama, and Theatre, European Press Academic Publishing, 2002.

This is a critical study of Abe's life's work, including the influences that affected his writing.

Keene, Donald, Five Modern Japanese Novelists, Columbia University Press, 2003.

Donald Keene is one of the most respected translators of Japanese literature. In this book, he examines the work of Kobo Abe, Junichiro Tanizaki, Yasunari Kawabata, Yukio Mishima, and Ryotaro Shiba—five of the best Japanese authors of the past century.

Murray, Giles, Breaking into Japanese Literature, Kodansha International, 2003.

Giles Murray, an editor...

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