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1. Cover image for 'The Era of Great Disasters'
Japan and Its Three Major Earthquakes
Volume: 88
Makoto Iokibe; Translated by Tony Gonzalez
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Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Era of Great Disasters"
2. Cover image for 'Going to Court to Change Japan'
Social Movements and the Law in Contemporary Japan
Patricia G. Steinhoff, Editor
Examines the relationship between social movements and the law in bringing about social change in Japan
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Poems by Kurihara Sadako
Kurihara Sadako; Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Richard H. Minear
The poetic voice of one of Japan’s greatest 20th-century poets
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4. Cover image for 'Conversations with Shotetsu'
Translated by Robert H. Brower; With an Introduction and Notes by Steven D. Carter
The first English translation and study of the late medieval Japanese poetic miscellany Shotetsu monogatari
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5. Cover image for 'Daily Life and Demographics in Ancient Japan'
William Wayne Farris
Explores the daily life of the citizens of the lost periods of ancient Japan
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6. Cover image for 'Dances with Sheep'
The Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Murakami Haruki
Matthew Carl Strecher
The first book-length study in English of the fiction of Murakami Haruki
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Christianity in Meiji Japan
Yamaji Aizan; Translated by Graham Squires, with Introductory Essays by Graham Squires and A. Hamish Ion
Argues that Christianity played a critical role in the development of modern Japan
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8. Cover image for 'The Kagero Diary'
A Woman’s Autobiographical Text from Tenth-Century Japan
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Sonja Arntzen
A new translation with discussion and annotations of a foundational work of Japanese classical literature
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9. Cover image for 'Poems of the Five Mountains'
An Introduction to the Literature of the Zen Monasteries
Marian Ury
Revised translations of the some of the best poems in the Japanese Zen tradition of “literature of the five mountains”
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10. Cover image for 'The Tale of Matsura'
Fujiwara Teika’s Experiment in Fiction
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Wayne P. Lammers
A translation of Fujiwara Teika’s only successful work of fiction
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11. Cover image for 'A Tanizaki Feast'
The International Symposium in Venice
Adriana Boscaro and Anthony Hood Chambers, Editors
Proceedings of a landmark international symposium bringing together scholars of one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century
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12. Cover image for 'The Wild Goose'
Mori Ogai; Translated with an Introduction by Burton Watson
A recreation of Tokyo in the 1880s by one of Japan’s most influential novelists
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13. Cover image for 'Women and Public Life in Early Meiji Japan'
The Development of the Feminist Movement
Mara Patessio
Offers a fresh perspective on Meiji Japan with a spotlight on women’s activities in the new public spaces of the era
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Feminist Artist Tomiyama Taeko and Social Responsibility
Laura Hein and Rebecca Jennison, Editors
Opens up the transformational work of a contemporary feminist artist on the difficult terrain of Japanese and global history
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15. 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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Japanese Overseas Travel Literature, 1860–1912
Susanna Fessler
Examines poetic imagery and allusion in the Japanese tradition of travel writing
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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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18. 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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19. Cover image for 'Playing in the Shadows'
Fictions of Race and Blackness in Postwar Japanese Literature
Volume: 88
William Bridges
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Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Playing in the Shadows"
20. Cover image for 'Lords of the Sea'
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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21. Cover image for 'Coeds Ruining the Nation'
Women, Education, and Social Change in Postwar Japanese Media
Volume: 87
Julia C. Bullock
A unique glimpse into the hopes and fears of the Japanese people as coeducation was first introduced in the Occupation period.
 
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22. Cover image for 'Gendered Power'
Educated Women of the Meiji Empress’ Court
Volume: 86
Mamiko C. Suzuki
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Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Gendered Power"
23. Cover image for 'Beyond the Gender Gap in Japan'
Volume: 85
Gill Steel, Editor
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Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Beyond the Gender Gap in Japan"
24. Cover image for 'Remembering Tanizaki Jun’ichiro and Matsuko'
Diary Entries, Interview Notes, and Letters, 1954-1989
Volume: 82
Anthony H. Chambers
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Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Remembering Tanizaki Jun’ichiro and Matsuko"
25. Cover image for 'Childhood Years'
A Memoir
Volume: 83
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Paul McCarthy
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Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Childhood Years"
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