What anachronisms reveal about historical narratives through Early Modern and Modern Japanese cultural products
Essays by leading scholars expand understandings of theatrical realism through East Asian performances across premodern, modern, and contemporary periods
How laughter shapes contemporary Japanese media
Examines the ways in which Japanese video games engage with social issues and national traumas
The definitive study of the pathbreaking and controversial Japanese film director who expanded the form, rhetoric, and philosophy of popular genre movies
Explores romantic love in modern Japanese literature through the work of the leading poet in the Myōjō circle
An updated, augmented, and illustrated study and translation of this landmark collection of Buddhist tales
A major contribution to the study of an important Japanese woman writer and a masterwork of reader reception studies
A rare exploration into the unknown life of Alan Suzuki, the son of Daisetsu and the writer of "Tokyo Boogie Woogie"
An intimate and insightful look into the life of a head Sōtō Zen temple in 21st century Japan
Nationalism as a path to international peace
Explores the limitations of sexual expression in Tokyo’s “safe” nightlife district and in Japanese media
How can one construct relationality with the other through the skin, when touch is inevitably mediated by memories of previous contact, accumulated sensations, and interstitial space?
The poetic voice of one of Japan’s greatest 20th-century poets
Provides new translations and sensitive readings of the devotional Buddhist poems of Senshi, the Great Kamo Priestess of the Heian period
Writing women back into Japan’s nineteenth-century history, enriching our understanding of the period
Uncovering the humanity and wisdom within the tragedy of Japan’s disaster responses to three major earthquakes
Examines the relationship between social movements and the law in bringing about social change in Japan
A recreation of Tokyo in the 1880s by one of Japan’s most influential novelists
Examines the interactions between Japan's government and passenger car industry as it traces the development of the industry from its origins in the early 1900s.
Proceedings from the third U.S.-Japan Automotive Conference, 1983
Proceedings from the second U.S.-Japan Automotive Conference, 1982