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Since the late Meiji period, Shakespeare has held a central place in Japanese literary culture. This account explores the conditions of Shakespeare's reception and assimilation. It considers the cultural and linguistic problems of translation, and includes an extensive illustrated survey of the most significant Shakespearean productions and adaptations, and the contrasting responses of Japanese and Western critics.
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Tetsuo Nishimoto (西本 哲雄, Nishimoto Tetsuo, born December 16, 1950) is a Japanese former volleyball player who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1976 Summer Olympics.
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