Departmental Bulletin Paper How Have Okinawa and Okinawans Been Described by American Authors?: Politics of American Writing of the US Military Foreign Islands

TOKUYAMA, Yukinori  ,  とくやま, ゆきのり  ,  Okinawa University Area Research Institute Special Researcher

(20)  , pp.135 - 146 , 2017-12 , 沖縄大学地域研究所
This paper deals with two American novels set on Okinawa, Gift of a Blue Ball (2007)and Katsuren( 2009) on the purpose of analyzing how American authors describe Okinawa andOkinawans. Both works function to represent Okinawa as a tourist spot rather than a militaryfortified island or a nightmarish battle ground.

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