Schmidt, David Andrew
About the author: David Andrew Schmidt is a professor of Japanese at the Center for International Studies, William Woods University. He has spent time as a research fellow at Tsukuba University and Chiba University, Japan and Yonsei University, South Kore1998
First full collection of Terayama's poetry to appear in English. Better known in Japan for his success as a playwright and founder of his own theater troupe, Terayama was also a literary critic, script writer, film-maker, and essayist. He experimented with new poetic structures, blending classic and avant garde styles. Includes the original Japanese with facing-page translations, and a short biographical introduction.2000 0-7734-7825-6
Three former comfort women, Koreans, broke their silence in 1991 and sued the Japanese government and requested a formal apology and reparations. Their lawsuit made the international community aware of the ianfu issue, which had been concealed for half a century.