Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies

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51. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji'
Volume: 28
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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Hardcover 2000 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji" to Cart
52. Cover image for 'Essays on the Modern Japanese Church'
Christianity in Meiji Japan
Volume: 27
Yamaji Alizan
Argues that Christianity played a critical role in the development of modern Japan.
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Hardcover 2000 $28.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Essays on the Modern Japanese Church" to Cart
53. Cover image for 'The Evolution of the Japanese Past and Perfective Suffixes'
Volume: 26
Karen E. Sandness
Explains the evolution of Japanese suffixes and aids scholars in 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
54. 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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Paper 1999 $26.00 Available Add Paper for "Women and Class in Japanese History" to Cart
55. Cover image for 'When We Say 'Hiroshima''
Selected Poems
Volume: 23
Kurihara Sadako
Compelling poetry that consitutes 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
56. Cover image for 'Long, Long Autumn Nights'
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
Hardcover 1989 $11.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Long, Long Autumn Nights" to Cart
56. Cover image for 'Long, Long Autumn Nights'
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
Hardcover 1989 $11.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Long, Long Autumn Nights" to Cart
57. Cover image for 'A Tanizaki Feast'
The International Symposium in Venice
Volume: 24
Adriana Boscaro and Anthony Hood Chambers, Editors
Studies one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.
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Hardcover 1999 $42.95 Available Add Hardcover for "A Tanizaki Feast" to Cart
58. 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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Paper 1998 $12.95 Available Add Paper for "The Shade of Blossoms" to Cart
59. Cover image for 'The Kagero Diary'
Volume: 19
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Sonja Arntzen
A fascinating woman's diary from tenth-century Japan.
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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
59. Cover image for 'The Kagero Diary'
Volume: 19
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Sonja Arntzen
A fascinating woman's diary from tenth-century Japan.
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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
60. Cover image for 'Writing and Renunciation in Medieval Japan'
The Works of the Poet-Priest Kamo no Chomei
Volume: 21
Rajyashree Pandey
Challenges the rigid distinction between the religious and literary in medieval Japan.
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Hardcover 1998 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Writing and Renunciation in Medieval Japan" to Cart
61. Cover image for 'Righteous Cause or Tragic Folly'
Changing Views of War in Modern Japanese Poetry
Volume: 17
Steve Rabson
A must for anyone interested in Japan, war, or poetry.
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Hardcover 1998 $36.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Righteous Cause or Tragic Folly" to Cart
62. Cover image for 'Studies in Modern Japanese Literature'
Essays and Translations in Honor of Edwin McClellan
Volume: 20
Dennis Washburn and Alan Tansman, Editors
Together with the translations of short stories, fables, and a critical essay, these contributions provide an overview of modern Japanese literary history.
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Hardcover 1997 $67.50 Available Add Hardcover for "Studies in Modern Japanese Literature" to Cart
63. Cover image for 'Child of Darkness'
Yoko and Other Stories
Volume: 18
Yoshikichi Furui
Stories that probe the human dramas of growing up and growing old
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Paper 1997 $16.95 Available Add Paper for "Child of Darkness" to Cart
64. Cover image for 'The Distant Isle'
Studies and Translations of Japanese Literature in Honor of Robert H. Brower
Volume: 15
Robert Borgen, Thomas Hare, and Sharalyn Orbaugh, Editors
A memorial collection of essays and translations focusing on an inspiring diversity of Japanese literature
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Hardcover 1997 $64.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Distant Isle" to Cart
65. 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
66. 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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Paper 1991 $20.00 Available Add Paper for "Rethinking Sorrow" to Cart
67. 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
68. 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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Paper 1995 $14.95 Available Add Paper for "The Wild Goose" to Cart
69. 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
Fourteen former students honor their mentor, Edward Seidensticker, with a collection of essays and translations focusing on Japanese literature from the eleventh century to the 1980s. 
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Hardcover 1993 $39.95 Available Add Hardcover for "New Leaves" to Cart
70. Cover image for 'Poems of the Five Mountains'
An Introduction to the Literature of the Zen Monasteries
Volume: 10
Marian Ury
These poems composed by Japanese Zen monks represent a portion of the best of the writing called "literature of the five mountains."
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Hardcover 1992 $15.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Poems of the Five Mountains" to Cart
71. Cover image for 'The Tale of Matsura'
Fujiwara Teika's Experiment in Fiction
Volume: 9
Wayne P. Lammers
A translation of Fujiwara Teika's only successful work of fiction. 
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Hardcover 1992 $35.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Tale of Matsura" to Cart
72. Cover image for 'Conversations with Shotetsu'
Volume: 7
Robert H. Brower
The first attempt to translate and analyze the late medieval poetic miscellany titled Shôtetsu monogatari, undertaken by the late Robert Brower
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Hardcover 1992 $35.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Conversations with Shotetsu" to Cart
73. 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 twelfth, thirteenth, and fourteenth centuries
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Hardcover 1992 $39.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Cult of Kasuga Seen Through Its Art" to Cart
74. Cover image for 'Theater as Music'
The Bunraku Play "Mt. Imo and Mt. Se: An Exemplary Tale of Womanly Virtue"
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
75. Cover image for 'Dances with Sheep'
The Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Murakami Haruki
Volume: 37
Matthew Carl Strecher
The first book-length study in English of the fiction of Murakami Haruki.
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Hardcover 2002 $60.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Dances with Sheep" to Cart
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.
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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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