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Border Crossings: The Journal of Japanese-Language Literature Studies 2020;10(1): 57-75.
doi: https://doi.org/10.22628/bcjjl.2020.10.1.57
“Maritime Literature” in Wartime Japan
Hitoshi ONISHI
Assistant Professor of Tunghai University
Correspondence  Hitoshi ONISHI ,Email: uselesspolarbear@gmail.com
Published online: 30 June 2020.
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In this article, I focus on the driving force and background of the movement to promote maritime literature that emerged during the Asian Pacific War. This was a form of propaganda that was advocated by Takamatsu Yoshie, a scholar of French literature, whose work was supported by the Japanese Navy. In the field of Japanese literature, there was a perceived lack of maritime literature, and attempts were made to fill the void. For several years from 1939 on, there was a push to promote marine literature, including a call for new works based on the life of the sea and its relationship with war, and the compilation “A history of maritime literature” was published to enable the study of this literature.
Keywords: Maritime Literature, Literature on National Policy, Asia-Pacific War, Yoshie Takamatsu

キ―ワ―ド: 海洋文学, 国策 文学, アジア太平洋戦争, 吉 江喬松
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