New Cultural Analytics Journal Article “Self Repetition and East Asian Literary Modernity, 1900-1930” by Hoyt Long, Anatoly Detwyler, and Yuancheng Zhu

Histories of East Asian literary modernity have often begun as historiographies of the narrative self. For some scholars, the emergence of a decidedly self-referential mode of fiction in the early twentieth century is part and parcel of what defines this modernity. In Japan there was the “I-novel”; and in China, Romantic fiction. The two are recognized…