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51. Cover image for 'Preachers, Poets, Women, and the Way'
Izumi Shikibu and the Buddhist Literature of Medieval Japan
Volume: 62
R. Keller Kimbrough
Explores how preacher-entertainers in late-Heian and medieval Japan used apocryphal tales of women in competitive, sectarian, passionate rhetorical performances
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51. Cover image for 'Preachers, Poets, Women, and the Way'
Izumi Shikibu and the Buddhist Literature of Medieval Japan
Volume: 62
R. Keller Kimbrough
Explores how preacher-entertainers in late-Heian and medieval Japan used apocryphal tales of women in competitive, sectarian, passionate rhetorical performances
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52. Cover image for 'White-Haired Melody'
Volume: 61
Furui Yoshikichi; Translated by Meredith McKinney
A meditative exploration of aging and approaching death by one of Japan’s finest novelists
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53. 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 by Mishima to English readers for the first time
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53. 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 by Mishima to English readers for the first time
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54. Cover image for 'The Bluestockings of Japan'
New Woman Essays and Fiction from Seito, 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 Seito (Bluestockings), the famed New Women’s journal of the 1910s
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54. Cover image for 'The Bluestockings of Japan'
New Woman Essays and Fiction from Seito, 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 Seito (Bluestockings), the famed New Women’s journal of the 1910s
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55. Cover image for 'Shugendo'
Essays on the Structure of Japanese Folk Religion
Volume: 32
Miyake Hitoshi; Edited and with an Introduction by H. Byron Earhart
The first comprehensive English translation of a foundational work on Japanese asceticism and folk religion
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56. Cover image for 'A Zen Life in Nature'
Muso Soseki in His Gardens
Volume: 56
Keir Davidson
A sustained exploration of the garden designs of a medieval Japanese Zen Buddhist monk
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56. Cover image for 'A Zen Life in Nature'
Muso Soseki in His Gardens
Volume: 56
Keir Davidson
A sustained exploration of the garden designs of a medieval Japanese Zen Buddhist monk
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57. Cover image for 'School of Freedom'
Volume: 58
Shishi Bunroku; Translated and with an Afterword by Lynne E. Riggs
With true-to-life characters, situations that vividly evoke their times, and even a happy ending, Shishi Bunroku brings a new dimension to Japanese literature in English
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58. Cover image for 'A Cultural History of Japanese Women’s Language'
Volume: 57
Endo Orie
Explores Japan’s early literature to trace the development of social mandates for women’s use of language
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59. Cover image for 'Revealed Identity'
The Noh Plays of Komparu Zenchiku
Volume: 55
Paul S. Atkins
The first comprehensive study of the noh plays of a 15th-century actor, playwright, and theoretician
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60. Cover image for 'Objects of Discourse'
Memoirs by Women of Heian Japan
Volume: 54
John R. Wallace
Analyzes the four main tenth- and eleventh-century Heian memoirs by women for their individual characteristics and what they suggest of Heian literature more broadly.
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61. 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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61. 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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62. 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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62. 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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63. Cover image for 'Japanese Cinema'
Film Style and National Character
Donald Richie, with a new introduction by the author
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Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
64. Cover image for 'Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema'
David Bordwell, with a new introduction by the author
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Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
65. Cover image for 'To the Distant Observer'
Form and Meaning in the Japanese Cinema
Noël Burch, with a new introduction by H. D. Harootunian
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Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
66. 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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67. 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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68. 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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69. 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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70. 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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70. 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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71. 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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71. 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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72. 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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73. 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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73. 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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74. 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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75. Cover image for 'Paradise in the Sea of Sorrow'
Our Minamata Disease
Volume: 25
Ishimure Michiko
A moving account of Minamata disease victims’ struggle for recognition and support in the years after mercury pollution was discovered in a group of fishing villages
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Asian Studies 2021 Catalog







Asian Studies Catalog


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