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26. 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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27. Cover image for 'Dances with Sheep'
The Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Murakami Haruki
Matthew Carl Strecher
The first book-length study in English of the fiction of Murakami Haruki
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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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The Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Murakami Haruki
Matthew Carl Strecher
The first book-length study in English of the fiction of Murakami Haruki
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28. 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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29. Cover image for 'Transformations of Sensibility'
The Phenomenology of Meiji Literature
Kamei Hideo; Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Michael Bourdaghs
The first English translation of a monumental literary history of Japan
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The Phenomenology of Meiji Literature
Volume: 40
Kamei Hideo; Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Michael Bourdaghs
The first English translation of a monumental literary history of Japan
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The Phenomenology of Meiji Literature
Kamei Hideo; Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Michael Bourdaghs
The first English translation of a monumental literary history of Japan
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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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31. 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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32. Cover image for 'The Splendor of Longing in the <em>Tale of Genji</em>'
Volume: 21
Norma Field
A study of the heroines and heroes in one of the world's literary masterpieces.
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33. 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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33. 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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34. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and <em>The Tale of Genji</em>'
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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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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34. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and <em>The Tale of Genji</em>'
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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35. Cover image for 'Tanizaki in Western Languages'
A Bibliography of Translations and Studies
Adriana Boscaro
An important research tool for those interested in one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.
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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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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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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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38. Cover image for 'A Tanizaki Feast'
The International Symposium in Venice
Adriana Boscaro and Anthony Hood Chambers, Editors
Proceedings of a landmark international symposium bringing together scholars of one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century
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The International Symposium in Venice
Volume: 24
Adriana Boscaro and Anthony Hood Chambers, Editors
Proceedings of a landmark international symposium bringing together scholars of one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century
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The International Symposium in Venice
Adriana Boscaro and Anthony Hood Chambers, Editors
Proceedings of a landmark international symposium bringing together scholars of one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century
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39. 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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40. 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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41. 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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42. 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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43. 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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44. Cover image for 'Accomplices of Silence'
The Modern Japanese Novel
Volume: 16
Miyoshi Masao
A comprehensive critical discussion of the Japanese novel and its distinctiveness from Western literature.
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45. 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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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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46. Cover image for 'They Came to Japan'
An Anthology of European Reports on Japan, 1543-1640
Volume: 15
Michael Cooper, Editor
A collection of European reports on Japan
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47. 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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48. Cover image for 'Reading the Other'
Novels and the Problem of Other Minds
Carol de Dobday Rifelj
Combines literature and philosophy to explore whether and to what extent we can know the thoughts and feelings of others
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49. Cover image for 'Literary Patronage in Late Medieval Japan'
Volume: 23
Steven D. Carter, Editor
Explores the changes in economic practices and structures in the late Muromachi period in Japan by focusing on patterns of patronage and professionalism in the world of poetry.
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50. Cover image for 'Tales of Times Now Past'
Sixty-Two Stories from a Medieval Japanese Collection
Volume: 9
A translation of sixty-two key stories from the Konjaku Monogatari
A translation of sixty-two key stories from the Konjaku Monogatari
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50. Cover image for 'Tales of Times Now Past'
Sixty-Two Stories from a Medieval Japanese Collection
A translation of sixty-two key stories from the Konjaku Monogatari
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