China and Japan Today Seen Through Literature

Date :
Mar. 5 (Sat.)
Time :
Venue :
The International House of Japan
Address :
5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Admission Fee :
Registration :
Required (200 seats)
Cast :
Nakajima Kyoko , Iizuka Yutori
*Sheng Keyi has had to withdraw from this year’s festival due to circumstances beyond her control.

For Asia session ②, we have invited Nakajima Kyoko, who won the Naoki Prize for The Little House capturing the age of war from a woman’s perspective. Ms. Nakajima is distinguished for her knowledge of China and has written stories set in Beijing and Shanghai. Her heroine reveals the contradictions and universal problems in their societies. What kind of issues in present-day China and Japan do we see through her works?