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26. 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
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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
28. 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
29. 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
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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
31. 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
32. 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
33. 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
34. 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
35. 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
36. 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
37. 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
Web Open Access Available Read Online
37. 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
Web Open Access Available Read Online
38. 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
39. 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
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