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1. Cover image for 'Black Eggs'
Poems by Kurihara Sadako
Kurihara Sadako; Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Richard H. Minear
The poetic voice of one of Japan’s greatest 20th-century poets
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Poems by Kurihara Sadako
Kurihara Sadako; Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Richard H. Minear
The poetic voice of one of Japan’s greatest 20th-century poets
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2. Cover image for 'The Buddhist Poetry of the Great Kamo Priestess'
Daisaiin Senshi and Hosshin Wakashu
Edward Kamens
Provides new translations and sensitive readings of the devotional Buddhist poems of Senshi, the Great Kamo Priestess of the Heian period
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Daisaiin Senshi and Hosshin Wakashu
Volume: 5
Edward Kamens
Provides new translations and sensitive readings of the devotional Buddhist poems of Senshi, the Great Kamo Priestess of the Heian period
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3. 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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An Introduction to the Literature of the Zen Monasteries
Marian Ury
Revised translations of the some of the best poems in the Japanese Zen tradition of “literature of the five mountains”
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An Introduction to the Literature of the Zen Monasteries
Volume: 10
Marian Ury
Revised translations of the some of the best poems in the Japanese Zen tradition of “literature of the five mountains”
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An Introduction to the Literature of the Zen Monasteries
Marian Ury
Revised translations of the some of the best poems in the Japanese Zen tradition of “literature of the five mountains”
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5. Cover image for 'The Tale of Matsura'
Fujiwara Teika’s Experiment in Fiction
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Wayne P. Lammers
A translation of Fujiwara Teika’s only successful work of fiction
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Fujiwara Teika’s Experiment in Fiction
Volume: 9
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Wayne P. Lammers
A translation of Fujiwara Teika’s only successful work of fiction
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Fujiwara Teika’s Experiment in Fiction
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Wayne P. Lammers
A translation of Fujiwara Teika’s only successful work of fiction
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6. 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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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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8. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and <em>The Tale of Genji</em>'
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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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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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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A Sextet
Volume: 81
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Anthony H. Chambers and Paul McCarthy
Six short stories by Tanizaki Jun'ichiro (1886–1965), capturing the breadth of his literary oeuvre
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A Sextet
Volume: 81
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Anthony H. Chambers and Paul McCarthy
Six short stories by Tanizaki Jun'ichiro (1886–1965), capturing the breadth of his literary oeuvre
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A Sextet
Volume: 81
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Anthony H. Chambers and Paul McCarthy
Six short stories by Tanizaki Jun’ichiro¯ (1886–1965), capturing the breadth of his literary oeuvre
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Volume: 79
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Anthony H. Chambers and Paul McCarthy
Four short stories by master storyteller, Tanizaki Jun'ichiro, newly translated into English

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Volume: 79
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Anthony H. Chambers and Paul McCarthy
Four short stories by master storyteller, Tanizaki Jun'ichiro, newly translated into English

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Volume: 79
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Anthony H. Chambers and Paul McCarthy
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11. Cover image for 'Conquering Demons'
The “Kirishitan,” Japan, and the World in Early Modern Japanese Literature
Volume: 75
Jan C. Leuchtenberger
Examines the origins and influence of three popular anti-Kirishitan (anti-Christian) works from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
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The “Kirishitan,” Japan, and the World in Early Modern Japanese Literature
Volume: 75
Jan C. Leuchtenberger
Examines the origins and influence of three popular anti-Kirishitan (anti-Christian) works from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
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Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley, Editors
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early 20th century
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Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley, Editors
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early 20th century
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Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley, Editors
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early 20th century
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13. 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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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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15. 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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16. 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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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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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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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21. 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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22. 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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23. 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
24. 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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25. 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
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