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Reading manipulation in Runaway Horses by Mishima Yukio

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In her seminal work, Authoritarian Fictions: Ideological Novels as a Literary Genre, Susan Rubin Suleiman emphasizes the co-optational dimension of romans à thèse, which seem addressed to readers who are already converted to the ideological perspective of these works. Political novels therefore tend to divide readers into two categories: proponents on the one hand, denigrators on the other. Based on a close reading of Runaway Horses (1969), Mishima Yukio’s most overtly ideological fictional w...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
Publisher:
Duke University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Poetics Today Journal website
Volume:
40
Issue:
4
Pages:
683–698
Publication date:
2019-12-01
Acceptance date:
2017-11-01
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EISSN:
1527-5507
ISSN:
0333-5372
Pubs id:
pubs:836662
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uuid:b5c67dc2-0465-4c05-9f3f-82fde3d3a609
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836662
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pubs:836662

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