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26. Cover image for 'Mishima on Stage'
The Black Lizard and Other Plays
Volume: 59
Edited and with an Introduction by Laurence Kominz. Foreword by Donald Keene
Presents nine remarkable plays written between 1949 and 1962 that demonstrate Mishima’s breadth and originality as a playwright
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26. Cover image for 'Mishima on Stage'
The Black Lizard and Other Plays
Volume: 59
Edited and with an Introduction by Laurence Kominz. Foreword by Donald Keene
Presents nine remarkable plays written between 1949 and 1962 that demonstrate Mishima’s breadth and originality as a playwright
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New Woman Essays and Fiction from Seitô, 1911–16
Volume: 60
Jan Bardsley
Introduces English-language readers to a formative chapter in the history of Japanese feminism by presenting for the first time in English translation a collection of writings from Seitô (Bluestockings), the famed New Women’s journal of the 1910s
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New Woman Essays and Fiction from Seitô, 1911–16
Volume: 60
Jan Bardsley
Introduces English-language readers to a formative chapter in the history of Japanese feminism by presenting for the first time in English translation a collection of writings from Seitô (Bluestockings), the famed New Women’s journal of the 1910s
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Essays on the Structure of Japanese Folk Religion
Volume: 32
Miyake Hitoshi
A comprehensive work on Japanese asceticism and folk religion.
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History and Culture in Japan's Animal Life
Volume: 52
Edited by Gregory M. Pflugfelder and Brett L. Walker
Challenges many ofthe fundamental assumptions that have shaped contemporary scholarship on Japan, engaging from new perspectives questions of economic growth, isolation from and interaction with the outside world, the tools of conquest and empire, and the character of modernity.
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History and Culture in Japan's Animal Life
Volume: 52
Edited by Gregory M. Pflugfelder and Brett L. Walker
Challenges many ofthe fundamental assumptions that have shaped contemporary scholarship on Japan, engaging from new perspectives questions of economic growth, isolation from and interaction with the outside world, the tools of conquest and empire, and the character of modernity.
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Tanizaki Jun'ichirô on Cinema and "Oriental" Aesthetics
Volume: 53
Thomas LaMarre
Offers a challenging new reevaluation of the impact of new media and new technologies has on the renewed interest in the emergence of cinema and film criticism.
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Tanizaki Jun'ichirô on Cinema and "Oriental" Aesthetics
Volume: 53
Thomas LaMarre
Offers a challenging new reevaluation of the impact of new media and new technologies has on the renewed interest in the emergence of cinema and film criticism.
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Volume: 49
Yoshida Kiju
Concerns Ozu's films, but it is also Yoshida's manifesto on films and filmmaking.
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Volume: 49
Yoshida Kiju
Concerns Ozu's films, but it is also Yoshida's manifesto on films and filmmaking.
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The Violent Order of Fourteenth-Century Japan
Volume: 46
Thomas Donald Conlan
A path-breaking study of the transformative power of war and its profound influence on fourteenth-century Japan
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The Violent Order of Fourteenth-Century Japan
Volume: 46
Thomas Donald Conlan
A path-breaking study of the transformative power of war and its profound influence on fourteenth-century Japan
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Volume: 47
Endô Shûsaku
A multi-layered novel about a changing postwar Japan.
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Volume: 47
Endô Shûsaku
A multi-layered novel about a changing postwar Japan.
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A Novel by Yokomitsu Riichi
Volume: 33
Yokomitsu Riichi
A brilliant evocation of Shanghai as an exotic city in turmoil, a place where dreams of sexual and economic domination are nurtured.
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Volume: 30
Noma Hiroshi
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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Volume: 30
Noma Hiroshi
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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36. Cover image for 'Women and Class in Japanese History'
Volume: 25
Hitomi Tonomura, Anne Walthall, and Wakita Haruko, Editors
Studies and critical linkages between the meaning of female domains and the workings of other social institutions.
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Selected Poems
Volume: 23
Kurihara Sadako
Compelling poetry that consitutes a major legacy of the nuclear age
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Selected Poems of Oguma Hideo, 1901-1940
Volume: 3
Oguma Hideo
The first English sampling of a Japanese avant-garde poet's work who stood for cultural tolerance in a repressive, imperialistic age
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Selected Poems of Oguma Hideo, 1901-1940
Volume: 3
Oguma Hideo
The first English sampling of a Japanese avant-garde poet's work 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
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39. Cover image for 'The Shade of Blossoms'
Volume: 22
Ooka Shohei
Translation of a powerful Japanese novel set in the Ginza bar scene of the 1950s.
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Volume: 19
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Sonja Arntzen
A fascinating woman's diary from tenth-century Japan.
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Volume: 19
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Sonja Arntzen
A fascinating woman's diary from tenth-century Japan.
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Yoko and Other Stories
Volume: 18
Yoshikichi Furui
Stories that probe the human dramas of growing up and growing old
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42. Cover image for 'Rethinking Sorrow'
Revelatory Tales of Late Medieval Japan
Volume: 6
Margaret Helen Childs
Argues that "The Tale of Genmu," "Tales Told on Mount Koya," "The Three Monks," and "The Seven Nuns" form a small, coherent subgroup of stories that describe how people were inspired to religious commitment.
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43. Cover image for 'The Wild Goose'
Volume: 14
Mori Ogai
A turn-of-the-century novel from one of the giants of modern Japanese literature
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44. Cover image for 'A Zen Life in Nature'
Musô Soseki in His Gardens
Volume: 56
Examines the design style and aesthetic of the medieval Japanese Zen monk Musô Soseki (1275-1351), who built gardens as places to meditate and to escape his busy public life.
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Musô Soseki in His Gardens
Volume: 56
Keir Davidson
Examines the design style and aesthetic of the medieval Japanese Zen monk Musô Soseki (1275-1351), who built gardens as places to meditate and to escape his busy public life.
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staticThis series provides a venue for important works of scholarship in all fields of Japanese studies. Quality in scholarly content and production are of paramount concern.

Michigan Monographs in Japanese Studies

This series provides a venue for important works of scholarship in all fields of Japanese studies. Quality in scholarly content and production are of paramount concern.

staticThe 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.

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.


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