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51. Cover image for 'Religion and Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan'
A Study of the Southern Kanto Region, Using Late Edo and Early Meiji Gazetteers
Volume: 41
Helen Hardacre
A detailed analysis of the structure of nineteenth-century Japanese religious institutions
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Hardcover 2002 $60.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Religion and Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan" to Cart
52. Cover image for 'Figures of Desire'
Wordplay, Spirit Possession, Fantasy, Madness, and Mourning in Japanese Noh Plays
Volume: 38
Etsuko Terasaki
An analysis of the narrative and tropological structure of classical Japanese Noh plays
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Hardcover 2002 $60.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Figures of Desire" to Cart
53. Cover image for 'Treatise on Epistolary Style'
João Rodriguez on the Noble Art of Writing Japanese Letters
Volume: 39
Jeroen Pieter Lamers
A treasure trove of diplomatics and epistolary stylistics from late 16th- and early 17th-century Japan
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Hardcover 2002 $49.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Treatise on Epistolary Style" to Cart
54. Cover image for 'Individual Dignity in Modern Japanese Thought'
The Evolution of the Concept of Jinkaku in Moral and Educational Discourse
Volume: 35
Kyoko Inoue
Traces the development of jinkaku (moral character) in modern Japanese discourse
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Hardcover 2001 $60.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Individual Dignity in Modern Japanese Thought" to Cart
55. Cover image for 'Shanghai'
A Novel by Yokomitsu Riichi
Volume: 33
Yokomitsu Riichi; Translated with a Postscript by Dennis Washburn
A brilliant evocation of Shanghai as a city in turmoil by one of Japan’s most influential avant-garde writers of the 1920s and ’30s
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Paper 2001 $22.00 Available Add Paper for "Shanghai" to Cart
56. Cover image for 'Spirits of Another Sort'
The Plays of Izumi Kyoka
Volume: 29
M. Cody Poulton
The first work in any language to focus on the plays of Izumi Kyoka, a major literary figure in modern Japan
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Hardcover 2001 $60.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Spirits of Another Sort" to Cart
57. Cover image for '“Dark Pictures” and Other Stories'
Volume: 30
Noma Hiroshi; Translated and with an Afterword by James Raeside
Dark and haunting stories of young men whose universal desires and anxieties are overshadowed by memories of the brutality of war
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Paper 2000 $15.95 Available Add Paper for "“Dark Pictures” and Other Stories" to Cart
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57. Cover image for '“Dark Pictures” and Other Stories'
Volume: 30
Noma Hiroshi; Translated and with an Afterword by James Raeside
Dark and haunting stories of young men whose universal desires and anxieties are overshadowed by memories of the brutality of war
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Paper 2000 $15.95 Available Add Paper for "“Dark Pictures” and Other Stories" to Cart
Hardcover 2000 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "“Dark Pictures” and Other Stories" to Cart
58. Cover image for 'Local Voices, National Issues'
The Impact of Local Initiative in Japanese Policy-Making
Volume: 31
Sheila A. Smith, Editor
Studies in local initiative and center-local relations in Japan
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Hardcover 2000 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Local Voices, National Issues" to Cart
59. Cover image for 'The Evolution of the Japanese Past and Perfective Suffixes'
Volume: 26
Karen E. Sandness
Explains the evolution of Japanese suffixes and provides an aid to scholars reading classical Japanese
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Hardcover 1999 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Evolution of the Japanese Past and Perfective Suffixes" to Cart
60. Cover image for 'Women and Class in Japanese History'
Volume: 25
Hitomi Tonomura, Anne Walthall, and Wakita Haruko, Editors
Offers critical insights into gender and social class in Japan from Japanese and Western scholars
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Paper 1999 $26.00 Available Add Paper for "Women and Class in Japanese History" to Cart
61. Cover image for 'When We Say “Hiroshima”'
Selected Poems
Volume: 23
Kurihara Sadako; Translated with an Introduction by Richard H. Minear
Compelling poetry that constitutes a major legacy of the nuclear age
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Paper 1999 $14.00 Available Add Paper for "When We Say “Hiroshima”" to Cart
62. Cover image for 'Long, Long Autumn Nights'
Selected Poems of Oguma Hideo, 1901–1940
Volume: 3
Oguma Hideo; Translated and with an Introduction by David G. Goodman
The first English sampling of the work of a Japanese avant-garde poet who stood for cultural tolerance in a repressive, imperialistic age
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Paper 1989 $8.95 Available Add Paper for "Long, Long Autumn Nights" to Cart
Hardcover 1989 $11.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Long, Long Autumn Nights" to Cart
62. Cover image for 'Long, Long Autumn Nights'
Selected Poems of Oguma Hideo, 1901–1940
Volume: 3
Oguma Hideo; Translated and with an Introduction by David G. Goodman
The first English sampling of the work of a Japanese avant-garde poet who stood for cultural tolerance in a repressive, imperialistic age
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Paper 1989 $8.95 Available Add Paper for "Long, Long Autumn Nights" to Cart
Hardcover 1989 $11.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Long, Long Autumn Nights" to Cart
63. Cover image for 'The Shade of Blossoms'
Volume: 22
Ooka Shohei; Translated with an Introduction by Dennis Washburn
The first English translation of a powerful Japanese novel set in the Ginza bar scene of the 1950s
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Paper 1998 $12.95 Available Add Paper for "The Shade of Blossoms" to Cart
64. Cover image for 'The Kagero Diary'
A Woman’s Autobiographical Text from Tenth-Century Japan
Volume: 19
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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Paper 1997 $19.95 Available Add Paper for "The Kagero Diary" to Cart
Hardcover 1997 $56.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Kagero Diary" to Cart
Web Open Access Available Read Online
64. Cover image for 'The Kagero Diary'
A Woman’s Autobiographical Text from Tenth-Century Japan
Volume: 19
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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Paper 1997 $19.95 Available Add Paper for "The Kagero Diary" to Cart
Hardcover 1997 $56.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Kagero Diary" to Cart
Web Open Access Available Read Online
64. 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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Paper 1997 $19.95 Available Add Paper for "The Kagero Diary" to Cart
Hardcover 1997 $56.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Kagero Diary" to Cart
Web Open Access Available Read Online
65. Cover image for 'Righteous Cause or Tragic Folly'
Changing Views of War in Modern Japanese Poetry
Volume: 17
Steve Rabson
Translations and readings of some of the most important modern Japanese poems written for and against war
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Hardcover 1998 $36.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Righteous Cause or Tragic Folly" to Cart
66. Cover image for 'Studies in Modern Japanese Literature'
Essays and Translations in Honor of Edwin McClellan
Volume: 20
Dennis Washburn and Alan Tansman, Editors
Readings and translations of Japanese literature from the 19th and 20th centuries by former students honoring Edwin McClellan
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Hardcover 1997 $67.50 Available Add Hardcover for "Studies in Modern Japanese Literature" to Cart
67. Cover image for 'Child of Darkness'
Yoko and Other Stories
Volume: 18
Furui Yoshikichi; Translated with an Introduction and Critical Commentaries by Donna George Stacey
Brings the work of an important contemporary Japanese writer to an English-speaking audience
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Paper 1997 $16.95 Available Add Paper for "Child of Darkness" to Cart
68. Cover image for 'The Distant Isle'
Studies and Translations of Japanese Literature in Honor of Robert H. Brower
Volume: 15
Thomas Hare, Robert Borgen, and Sharalyn Orbaugh, Editors
A memorial collection of essays and translations demonstrating the diversity of ways of reading Japanese literature
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Hardcover 1997 $64.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Distant Isle" to Cart
69. Cover image for 'Regent Redux'
A Life of the Statesman-Scholar Ichijo Kaneyoshi
Volume: 16
Steven D. Carter
Tells the story of a remarkable man who, against his will and largely against his knowledge, lived through what we now regard as the final decline of the ancient nobility in Japan
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Hardcover 1996 $44.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Regent Redux" to Cart
70. Cover image for 'Rethinking Sorrow'
Revelatory Tales of Late Medieval Japan
Volume: 6
Margaret Helen Childs
Provides fresh translations and readings of a small, coherent subgroup of short stories that describe how people were inspired to religious commitment
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Paper 1991 $20.00 Available Add Paper for "Rethinking Sorrow" to Cart
71. Cover image for 'Avatars of Vengeance'
Japanese Drama and the Soga Literary Tradition
Volume: 13
Laurence R. Kominz
An exploration of the timeless appeal that the Soga story has exerted and the processes that took the brothers through successive incarnations in literature
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Hardcover 1996 $42.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Avatars of Vengeance" to Cart
72. Cover image for 'The Wild Goose'
Volume: 14
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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Paper 1995 $14.95 Available Add Paper for "The Wild Goose" to Cart
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72. 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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Paper 1995 $14.95 Available Add Paper for "The Wild Goose" to Cart
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73. Cover image for 'New Leaves'
Studies and Translations of Japanese Literature in Honor of Edward Seidensticker
Volume: 11
Aileen Gatten and Anthony Hood Chambers, Editors
Readings and translations of Japanese literature from the eleventh century to the 1980s by former students honoring Edward Seidensticker
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Hardcover 1993 $39.95 Available Add Hardcover for "New Leaves" to Cart
74. Cover image for 'The Cult of Kasuga Seen Through Its Art'
Volume: 8
Susan C. Tyler
A detailed and animating study of the syncretic cult of Kasuga Shrine at its height in the 12th, 13th, and 14th centuries
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Hardcover 1992 $39.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Cult of Kasuga Seen Through Its Art" to Cart
75. Cover image for 'Theater as Music'
The Bunraku Play “Mt. Imo and Mt. Se
Volume: 4
C. Andrew Gerstle, Kiyoshi Inobe, and William P. Malm
Examines Bunraku in performance and brings together musical, dramatic, and historical analyses into one study
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Cassette (2-Pack) 1990 $46.95 Available Add Cassette (2-Pack) for "Theater as Music" to Cart
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The Publications Program of the Center for Japanese Studies at the University of Michigan publishes research on Japan by scholars around the world. Works currently appear in print in three series (Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies, Michigan Papers in Japanese Studies, and Michigan Classics in Japanese Studies) and as nonseries publications. Center books have been reviewed in The New York Times, The Times Literary Supplement, Publishers Weekly, and World Literature Today, as well as in all the major journals on Japanese and Asian studies. Over one hundred universities and colleges have adopted Center titles as textbooks for classes on Japanese language, literature, and culture. The Center also publishes materials of special interest to industry, government, and the general public. The Center published its first book in 1950.

CJS series distributed by UMP:


Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) Publications
1080 S. University Ave., Suite 4640
Ann Arbor 48109-1106

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Center for Japanese Studies

The Publications Program of the Center for Japanese Studies at the University of Michigan publishes research on Japan by scholars around the world. Works currently appear in print in three series (Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies, Michigan Papers in Japanese Studies, and Michigan Classics in Japanese Studies) and as nonseries publications. Center books have been reviewed in The New York Times, The Times Literary Supplement, Publishers Weekly, and World Literature Today, as well as in all the major journals on Japanese and Asian studies. Over one hundred universities and colleges have adopted Center titles as textbooks for classes on Japanese language, literature, and culture. The Center also publishes materials of special interest to industry, government, and the general public. The Center published its first book in 1950.

CJS series distributed by UMP:


Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) Publications
1080 S. University Ave., Suite 4640
Ann Arbor 48109-1106


Manuscripts or proposals should be sent to the Chair of the Center’s Faculty Advisory Committee for Publications, Professor Hitomi Tonomura (tomitono@umich.edu)
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Submissions

Manuscripts or proposals should be sent to the Chair of the Center’s Faculty Advisory Committee for Publications, Professor Hitomi Tonomura (tomitono@umich.edu)

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