International Ōgai Studies

Kono Shion
Literary Reactions to the Cult of Facts in Mori Ōgai and Virginia Woolf, Ph.D. thesis, Princeton University, 2003. Unpublished typescript. 218p.

Abstract, iii–iv.
Acknowledgements, v.
Introduction: Comparing Unconventionality, 1–17.
Chapter One: Authority of Amateur Historiography in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Japan, 18–75.
Chapter Two: Poetics of Literal Truth and Historiography of Fact: Ōgai and Woolf’s Uses of Literary Arguments in Essays on Historiography, 76–120.
Chapter Three: Self-Commentary in Mori Ōgai’s Historical Fiction and Shiden and the Rhetoric of Annotation in Modern Japan, 121–169.
Chapter Four: Woolf’s Imaginative Responses to the Discipline of Documentation in The Common Reader, the First Series (1925), 170–206.
Conclusions, 207–209.
Bibliography, 210–18.