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Recasting the Past: An Early Modern "Tales of Ise" for Children - book launch talk

When Apr 20, 2017
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London NW1 4QP
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Contact Phone 01223 335148
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The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation has organized a book launch event for Dr Laura Moretti's 'Recasting the Past: An Early Modern "Tales of Ise" for Children'.

In this talk, Dr Moretti will explore this picture-book, examining how it adapts the The Tale of Ise for an eighteenth-century audience and investigating how it challenges our expectations towards children’s literature. The audience will also have the opportunity to engage with original Japanese picture-books published in the same period of Utagaruta no hajimari

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