- Shajitsu shugi (realism) is the Japanese literary and artistic term used to describe the depiction of reality without interpretation or exaggeration, in contrast to Romanticism. The term shajitsu implies the sketching or copying of reality, and it appeared during the late 19th century as a translation of the realism and naturalism of European artists and writers. Tsubochi Shoyo’s critical essay Shosetsu Shinzui (1885; tr. The Essence of the Novel, 1956) helped establish the realist movement by criticizing earlier forms of comic narrative (gesaku) and morality dramas (kanzen choaku).
Historical dictionary of modern Japanese literature and theater. J. Scott Miller. 2009.
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