Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies

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51. Cover image for 'JAPANimals'
History and Culture in Japan’s Animal Life
Volume: 52
Gregory M. Pflugfelder and Brett L. Walker, Editors
Brings the cultural ubiquity of animals into sharp focus over questions of economy, nation, empire, and modernity
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51. Cover image for 'JAPANimals'
History and Culture in Japan’s Animal Life
Volume: 52
Gregory M. Pflugfelder and Brett L. Walker, Editors
Brings the cultural ubiquity of animals into sharp focus over questions of economy, nation, empire, and modernity
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52. Cover image for 'Shadows on the Screen'
Tanizaki Jun’ichiro on Cinema and “Oriental” Aesthetics
Volume: 53
Thomas LaMarre
Reevaluates representations of race, sex, nation, and modernity in the work of a celebrated early 20th-century Japanese filmmaker and critic
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52. Cover image for 'Shadows on the Screen'
Tanizaki Jun’ichiro on Cinema and “Oriental” Aesthetics
Volume: 53
Thomas LaMarre
Reevaluates representations of race, sex, nation, and modernity in the work of a celebrated early 20th-century Japanese filmmaker and critic
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53. Cover image for 'Japanese Painting and National Identity'
Okakura Tenshin and His Circle
Volume: 45
Victoria Weston
Addresses the art and philosophy of a group of Meiji painters regarded by many as seminal figures in the development of modern Japanese painting
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Hardcover 2004 $65.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Japanese Painting and National Identity" to Cart
54. Cover image for 'A Wife in Musashino'
Volume: 51
Ooka Shohei; Translated with a Postscript by Dennis Washburn
A rich and subtle portrait of postwar Japanese family and social life
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Hardcover 2005 $28.95 Available Add Hardcover for "A Wife in Musashino" to Cart
55. Cover image for 'Takebe Ayatari'
A Bunjin Bohemian in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 36
Lawrence E. Marceau
A multi-faceted look at the life and milieu of a mid-eighteenth-century aesthete
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Hardcover 2004 $69.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Takebe Ayatari" to Cart
56. Cover image for 'Novel Japan'
Spaces of Nationhood in Early Meiji Narrative, 1870–88
Volume: 48
John Pierre Mertz
Interrogates the transformation of literary narrative into national discourse in early Meiji Japan
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57. Cover image for 'Ozu’s Anti-Cinema'
Volume: 49
Yoshida Kiju; Translated by Daisuke Miyao & Kyoko Hirano
A luminous exploration of one filmmaker’s work by another, an artist’s personal journey, a manifesto
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57. Cover image for 'Ozu’s Anti-Cinema'
Volume: 49
Yoshida Kiju; Translated by Daisuke Miyao & Kyoko Hirano
A luminous exploration of one filmmaker’s work by another, an artist’s personal journey, a manifesto
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58. Cover image for 'State of War'
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 14th-century Japan
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58. Cover image for 'State of War'
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 14th-century Japan
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59. Cover image for 'Modality and the Japanese Language'
Volume: 44
Yuki Johnson
Proposes a new approach to understanding modal verbs in Japanese
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60. Cover image for 'Song of Sadness'
Volume: 47
Endo Shusaku; Translated by Teruyo Shimizu
A multi-layered novel about a changing postwar Japan
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60. Cover image for 'Song of Sadness'
Volume: 47
Endo Shusaku; Translated by Teruyo Shimizu
A multi-layered novel about a changing postwar Japan
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61. Cover image for 'Engendering Faith'
Women and Buddhism in Premodern Japan
Volume: 43
Barbara Ruch, Editor
A monumental and pioneering study on women and Buddhism.
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Hardcover 2003 $69.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Engendering Faith" to Cart
62. Cover image for 'Confluences'
Postwar Japan and France
Volume: 42
Doug Slaymaker, Editor
Explores the relationship between Japan and France and the development of postwar national and individual identities
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63. 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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64. 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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65. 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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66. 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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67. 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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68. 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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69. 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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69. 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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70. 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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71. 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
72. 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
73. 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
74. 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
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74. 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
75. 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
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.

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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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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