Reflections on Japanese-Brazilian Immigration through Narrative: An Interview with Oscar Nakasato

Cecily Raynor

Abstract


In this interview, Oscar Nakasato tells us what motivated him to write Nihonjin. He also discusses the extent to which his Japanese heritage impacted the plot, narrative style, and characters, and how he frames food and cultural differences as quintessential to the Japanese-Brazilian experience.

Keywords


Novel; immigration; Brazil; transnationalism; Japan

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21471/jls.v2i1.161

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