From New Woman Writer to Socialist

The Life and Selected Writings of Tamura Toshiko from 1936–1938

Anne Sokolsky, Ohio Wesleyan University

Status: 
€130,00
$166.00
ISBN13: 
9789004291065
E-ISBN: 
9789004291072
Publication Date: 
April 2015
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 290 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-6512
Volume: 
48

Roberta Strippoli, Binghamton University (SUNY)

Dancer, Nun, Ghost, Goddess explores the Tale of the Heike episode of the dancers Giō and Hotoke, which first appeared in the fourteenth century and went on to inspire, in often unpredictable ways, countless artistic productions in subsequent centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
61
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004356290
Expected: 
December 2017
€99,00
$114.00

Edited by Selçuk Esenbel, Bogazici University

Japan on the Silk Road provides the historical background indispensable for understanding today’s Japan perspectives and policies in the vast area of Eurasia. For the first time it brings a detailed account of the history of Japanese activities along the Eurasian landmass across the Middle East...
Series: 
Volume: 
60
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274303
Expected: 
October 2017
€114,00
$132.00

Edited by Sven Saaler, Sophia University,Tokyo, Kudō Akira, University of Tokyo, and Tajima Nobuo, Seijō University, Tokyo

This volume examines the mutual images formed between Japan and Germany from the mid-nineteenth to early twenty-first centuries. Exploring previously untapped historical sources, the contributions by seventeen leading scholars create a more nuanced picture of Japanese-German relations.
Series: 
Volume: 
59
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004345416
E-ISBN: 
9789004345423
Publication date: 
June 2017
€109,00
$126.00

David J. Gundry, University of California, Davis

The first monograph published in English on Ihara Saikaku’s fiction, Gundry’s lucid, compelling study examines works by Edo-period Japan’s leading writer of ‘floating world’ literature both in their local context and as part of transnational trends in early bourgeois narrative.
Series: 
Volume: 
58
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343054
E-ISBN: 
9789004344310
Publication date: 
August 2017
€99,00
$114.00

Edited by Martha Chaiklin Zayed University, Dubai

Mediated by Gifts is a collection of essays by top scholars on gifts, giving and the social and political forces that shaped these practices in medieval and early modern Japan.
Series: 
Volume: 
57
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004335158
E-ISBN: 
9789004336117
Publication date: 
December 2016
€99,00
$119.00

Herbert Jonsson, Dalarna University, Sweden

In Reading Japanese Haikai Poetry Herbert Jonsson makes an analysis of a number of poems composed by the eighteenth-century master Yosa Buson. The study offers the reader a wealth of explanations, displaying the varied perspectives available.
Series: 
Volume: 
56
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311183
E-ISBN: 
9789004311213
Publication date: 
January 2016
€98,00
$118.00

Charles Exley, University of Pittsburgh

In Satō Haruo and Modern Japanese Literature, Charles Exley examines Satō’s novels and short stories from the 1910 s through the 1930s, placing them in discursive and historical context.
Series: 
Volume: 
55
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309418
E-ISBN: 
9789004309500
Publication date: 
January 2016
€49,00
$59.00

Atsuko Sakaki, University of Toronto

Through close reading of photography-inspired texts by Tanizaki, Abe, Horie and Kanai, The Rhetoric of Photography in Modern Japanese Literature by Atsuko Sakaki examines the Japanese literary engagement with photography as a means of bringing forgotten subject-object dynamics to light.
Series: 
Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306196
E-ISBN: 
9789004306998
Publication date: 
October 2015
€103,00
$133.00

Sven Matthiessen, independent scholar

In Japanese Pan-Asianism and the Philippines from the Late 19th Century to the End of World War II Sven Matthiessen offers an account of the development of Japanese Pan-Asianism and the perception of the Philippines within this ideology.
Series: 
Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305533
E-ISBN: 
9789004305724
Publication date: 
November 2015
€98,00
$127.00

Edited by Peter Nosco, University of British Columbia, James E. Ketelaar, University of Chicago, and Yasunori Kojima, International Christian University, Tokyo

The chapters in this volume use diverse methodologies to challenge a number of long-standing assumptions regarding the principal contours of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Japanese society, especially regarding values, social hierarchy, state authority, and the construction and spread of...
Series: 
Volume: 
52
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300217
E-ISBN: 
9789004300989
Publication date: 
September 2015
€119,00
$151.00

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