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Fabian Schäfer, University of Zurich
Public Opinion – Propaganda – Ideology offers an account of the interwar discourse on the social function of the press in Japan.
Anna Beerens and Mark Teeuwen
Intellectual life in Edo-period Japan was sometimes harmoniously productive, sometimes destructively vicious, but never stagnant. This volume, compiled in honour of Prof. W.J. Boot, offers eleven essays that explore the intellectual scene of Edo-period Japan from a variety of perspectives.
Kazumi Nagaike, Oita University
By systematically analyzing the process of female fantasy formation, this book represents the first extensive critical attempt to examine Japanese women's narratives of male homosexuality, including both purely literary works (with English translations) and material derived from popular culture.
by Ōta Gyūichi. Translated and edited by J.S.A. Elisonas and J.P. Lamers
Shinchō-Kō ki, the work translated here into English under the title “The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga,” is the most important source on the career of one of the best known figures in all of Japanese history—Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582), the first of the “Three Heroes” who unified Japan after a ...
Michael F. Marra
Essays on Japan is a compilation of Professor Michael F. Marra’s essays written in the past ten years on the topics of Japanese literature, Japanese aesthetics, and the space between the two subjects.
Edited by David Stahl and Mark Williams
This study examines how various Japanese authors and other artists seeking artistic representation of traumatic Asia Pacific War experience have drawn upon their imaginative powers to create affect-charged images of the extreme violence, psychological damage and ideological contradiction ...
Cecil H. Uyehara
Susan C. Townsend
This biography draws upon a range of autobiographical sources and new methods of narrative interpretation in order to discover what lies behind the ideas and motivations of Miki Kiyoshi, one of the best-known and most controversial Japanese philosphers of the 1920s and 30s.
This book analyses the reception and eventual deification of the seventh-century poet Kakinomoto no Hitomaro. The result is a new perspective on a major literary figure through his placement within the broader context of Japanese poetic culture.
A concise, textually analytical study of the ways in which works of contemporary Japanese cinema have explored and reflected a 'crisis' in Japan's changing conceptions of individuality and identity approaching the central issue from a range of aspects.
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