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"To the clever men" by Yosano Aikiko


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This article presents the Italian translation of an essay among the rich and interesting production of Yosano Akiko (1878-1942), best known as a poetess and scholar, but whose work as an essayist deserves probably great attention, and translated a very complete essay of hers about female condition in Taishō period (1912-1926) and the ways to change it.
The translation is based upon the text published in Tekkan Akiko zenshū (“Opere complete di Tekkan e Akiko”), Tōkyō: Bensei shuppan: 2006, vol. 20: 323-330.


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Yosano Akiko; translation; Taishō period; gender;

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13135/1825-263X/1670

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