- SHINKOKU SHOSETSU
- See SERIOUS NOVELS.
Historical dictionary of modern Japanese literature and theater. J. Scott Miller. 2009.
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SERIOUS NOVELS — Closely related to tragic novels, the term shinkoku shosetsu denotes a genre of fiction that emerged from narrative experiments with social realism written by authors in the early 1900s. These novels deal realistically with the state of… … Japanese literature and theater