Sublime Voices (Hardcover)

The Fictional Science and Scientific Fiction of Abe Kobo (Harvard East Asian Monographs #319)

By Christopher Bolton

Harvard University Press, 9780674032781, 332pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2009



By arguing that the crisis of identity and post-war anomie in Abe's works is inseparable from the need to marshal these different scientific and literary voices, Christopher Bolton explores how this reconciliation of ideas and dialects is for Abe part of the process whereby texts and individuals form themselves.