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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(8); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040807.

Akari and Cultural Characteristics of Japanese Go Game


Guo Qiandu

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Guo Qiandu

Beijing National Day School, Beijing, China, 100039


Akari is a Go-related novel written by Nobel Prize Winner Yasunari Kawabata. The book portrays a reputed game in Japanese Go history. In the novel, the author combines the real and the fiction, blending the characteristics of Japanese Go culture into the depiction of opponents, games, and Go principles. 


Akari; Go; cultural elements

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Guo Qiandu. Akari and Cultural Characteristics of Japanese Go Game. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 8: 43-45. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040807.


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