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1. 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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1. 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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2. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
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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2. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
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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2. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
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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3. 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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4. 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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5. Cover image for 'Dances with Sheep'
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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6. 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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7. Cover image for 'Transformations of Sensibility'
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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8. 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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9. 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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10. 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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11. 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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Hardcover 2000 $19.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Tanizaki in Western Languages" to Cart
14. 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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15. 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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15. 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
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16. Cover image for 'A Tanizaki Feast'
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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Hardcover 1999 $42.95 Available Add Hardcover for "A Tanizaki Feast" to Cart
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. 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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21. 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
22. 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
23. 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
24. 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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25. 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
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