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26. Cover image for 'The Linguistic Turn in Contemporary Japanese Literary Studies'
Politics, Language, Textuality
Edited and with an Introduction by Michael K. Bourdaghs
Traces the transformation of the study of postwar Japanese literature from positivism to radically different methods informed by linguistics
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27. Cover image for 'Musashino in Tuscany'
Japanese Overseas Travel Literature, 1860–1912
Susanna Fessler
Examines poetic imagery and allusion in the Japanese tradition of travel writing
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28. Cover image for '“The Sting of Death” and Other Stories'
Shimao Toshio; Translated with an Introduction and Interpretive Comments by Kathryn Sparling
A translation of “The Sting of Death” and other stories by Japanese short fiction writer Shimao Toshio
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29. Cover image for 'Sukeroku’s Double Identity'
The Dramatic Structure of Edo Kabuki
Barbara E. Thornbury
A study of traditional Edo kabuki through the play Sukeroku.
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30. Cover image for 'Transformations of Sensibility'
The Phenomenology of Meiji Literature
Kamei Hideo; Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Michael Bourdaghs
The first English translation of a monumental literary history of Japan
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Web Open Access Available Read Online
31. Cover image for 'Writing and Renunciation in Medieval Japan'
The Works of the Poet-Priest Kamo no Chomei
Rajyashree Pandey
Challenges the rigid distinction between the religious and literary in medieval Japan
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32. Cover image for 'Protohistoric Yamato'
Archaeology of the First Japanese State
Volume: 78
Gina L. Barnes
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Ebook Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Protohistoric Yamato"
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Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan
Volume: 76
Peter D. Shapinsky
Revises our understanding of the epic political, economic, and cultural transformations of Japan's late medieval period (ca. 1300–1600) by shifting the conventional land-based analytical framework to one centered on the perspectives of seafarers 
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Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Lords of the Sea"
34. Cover image for '<em>A</em> <em>Page of Madness</em>'
Cinema and Modernity in 1920s Japan
Volume: 64
Aaron Gerow
Offers provocative insight into a masterpiece of silent cinema using a newly released original script and notes
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Page of Madness"
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Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley, Editors
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early 20th century
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Ebook 2016 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Female as Subject"
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Volume: 72
Natsume Soseki; Translated and with an Afterword and Chronology by William N. Ridgeway
The lives and minds of three men come together in ways that are both commonplace and surprising
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Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Nowaki"
37. Cover image for 'Research Guide to Japanese Film Studies'
Volume: 65
Abé Mark Nornes and Aaron Gerow
Provides a snapshot of all the archival and bibliographic resources available to students and scholars of Japanese cinema
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Research Guide to Japanese Film Studies"
38. Cover image for 'Television, Japan, and Globalization'
Volume: 67
Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Eva Tsai, and JungBong Choi, Editors
Shines new theoretical light on Japanese television in global perspective
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Television, Japan, and Globalization"
39. Cover image for 'The Buddhist Poetry of the Great Kamo Priestess'
Daisaiin Senshi and Hosshin Wakashu
Volume: 5
Edward Kamens
Provides new translations and sensitive readings of the devotional Buddhist poems of Senshi, the Great Kamo Priestess of the Heian period
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Film Style and National Character
Donald Richie, with a new introduction by the author
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Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
41. Cover image for 'Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema'
David Bordwell, with a new introduction by the author
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Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
42. Cover image for 'To the Distant Observer'
Form and Meaning in the Japanese Cinema
Noël Burch, with a new introduction by H. D. Harootunian
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Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
43. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and <em>The Tale of Genji</em>'
G. G. Rowley
A major contribution to the study of an important Japanese woman writer and a masterwork of reader reception studies
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Web Open Access Forthcoming
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