Table of contents for Suicidal honor : General Nogi and the writings of Mori êaOgai and Natsume Sêaoseki / Doris G. Bargen.

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CONTENTS
 Acknowledgments
 A Note on Dates, Names, and Crests
 Introduction: An Incomprehensible Act
 
 Part I: ¿Following One¿s Lord into Death¿ 
 Chapter One: Sacrifice and Self-Sacrifice
 Chapter Two: The Japanese Custom of Junshi 
 
 Part II: Nogi in History
 Chapter Three: Nogi¿s Life Sentences
 Chapter Four: The Sword and the Brush
 
 Part II: Nogi in Literature
 Chapter Five: Mori Ôgai¿s Junshi Stories
 ¿Okitsu Yagoemon no isho¿ (I): Junshi Postponed 
 ¿Sahashi Jingorô¿: Anything but Seppuku 
 ¿Okitsu Yagoemon no isho¿ (II): A Spectacle for the Lord¿s Successor 
 ¿Abe ichizoku¿: The Perplexities of Permission 
 Chapter Six: Mori Ôgai¿s ¿Sakai Jiken¿: Rebellion and Martyrdom 
 Chapter Seven: Natsume Sôseki¿s Kokoro: Living as Though Dead 
 Coda: Last Stands in Ancient Rome and Modern Japan
 Notes 
 Bibliography
 Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nogi, Maresuke, 1849-1912.
Seppuku.
Nogi, Maresuke, 1849-1912 -- In literature.
Mori, êaOgai, 1862-1922 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Natsume, Sêaoseki, 1867-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Suicide in literature.
Japanese literature -- 1868- -- History and criticism.