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26. Cover image for 'Concerto for the Left Hand'
Disability and the Defamiliar Body
Michael Davidson
A major new work that probes questions of disability and aesthetics across a range of  art forms, from Deaf poetry to film noir
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Disability and the Defamiliar Body
Davidson, Michael
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27. Cover image for 'The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language'
Laura (Riding) Jackson
Brings together four decades of largely unpublished work by  Jackson, exploring the rationale for her renunciation of poetry in 1941 after two decades as a poet
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27. Cover image for 'The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language'
Laura (Riding) Jackson
Brings together four decades of largely unpublished work by  Jackson, exploring the rationale for her renunciation of poetry in 1941 after two decades as a poet
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Paper 2007 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language" 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
29. 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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Paper 2001 $18.95 Available Add Paper for "The Splendor of Longing in the Tale of Genji" to Cart
30. 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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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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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
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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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Paper 1989 $8.95 Available Add Paper for "Long, Long Autumn Nights" to Cart
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32. 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
33. 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
34. 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
35. 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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Paper 1996 $15.95 Available Add Paper for "Accomplices of Silence" to Cart
36. 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
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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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Paper 1995 $14.95 Available Add Paper for "The Wild Goose" to Cart
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37. 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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Paper 1995 $26.00 Available Add Paper for "They Came to Japan" to Cart
38. 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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Paper 1993 $13.95 Available Add Paper for "Literary Patronage in Late Medieval Japan" to Cart
39. 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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Paper 1993 $22.00 Available Add Paper for "Tales of Times Now Past" to Cart
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39. 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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Paper 1993 $22.00 Available Add Paper for "Tales of Times Now Past" to Cart
Web Open Access Available Read Online
40. Cover image for 'Literary and Art Theories in Japan'
Volume: 6
Makoto Ueda
A critical examination of Japanese literary and art theories.
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Paper 1991 $25.00 Available Add Paper for "Literary and Art Theories in Japan" to Cart
41. Cover image for 'Okagami, The Great Mirror'
Fujiwara Michinaga (966-1027) and His Times
Volume: 4
A Study and Translation by Helen McCullough
A historical tale immortalizing the successes of a leading political figure of the Heian period
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Paper 1991 $12.95 Available Add Paper for "Okagami, The Great Mirror" to Cart
42. Cover image for 'Kafu the Scribbler'
The Life and Writings of Nagai Kafu, 1897–1959
Volume: 3
Edward Seidensticker
A hybrid of critical biography and translation of Nagai Kafu’s work
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Paper 1990 $20.00 Available Add Paper for "Kafu the Scribbler" to Cart
43. Cover image for 'Sukeroku’s Double Identity'
The Dramatic Structure of Edo Kabuki
Volume: 6
Barbara E. Thornbury
A study of traditional Edo kabuki through the play Sukeroku.
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Paper 1982 $10.00 Available Add Paper for "Sukeroku’s Double Identity" to Cart
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43. Cover image for 'Sukeroku’s Double Identity'
The Dramatic Structure of Edo Kabuki
Barbara E. Thornbury
A study of traditional Edo kabuki through the play Sukeroku.
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Paper 1982 $10.00 Available Add Paper for "Sukeroku’s Double Identity" to Cart
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