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Publications

Charo B. D'Etcheverry
Celebrating Sorrow explores the medieval Japanese fascination with grief in tributes to The Tale of Sagoromo, the classic story of a young man whose unrequited love for his foster

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Elizabeth Oyler and Katherine Saltzman-Li, eds.
Cultural Imprints draws on literary works, artifacts, performing arts, and documents that were created by or about the samurai

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Scott Mehl
In The Ends of Meter in Modern Japanese Poetry, Scott Mehl analyzes the complex response of Meiji-era Japanese poets a

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Roger K. Thomas
Counting Dreams tells the story of Nomura Bōtō, a Buddhist nun, writer, poet, and activist who joined the movement to oppose the Tokugawa Shogunate and restore imp

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Ong Soon Keong
Ong Soon Keong explores the unique position of the treaty port Xiamen (Amoy) within the China-Southeast Asia migrant circuit and examines its role in the creation of Chinese diasporas.

East Asia Program

Edited and translated by Wilt L. Idema
The Pitfalls of Piety for Married Women shows how problematic the practice of Buddhist piety could be in late imperial China. Two thematically re

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KYOKUTEI BAKIN, Translated by Glynne Walley
Kyokutei Bakin's Nansō Satomi hakkenden 南総里見八犬伝 is one of the monuments of Japanese literature.

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Gideon FUJIWARA
From Country to Nation tracks the emergence of the modern Japanese nation in the nineteenth century through the history of some of its local aspirants.

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Jianjun HE
Spring and Autumn Annals of Wu and Yue is the first complete English translation of Wu Yue Chunqiu, a chronicle of two neighboring states during China's Spring an

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Arthur M. Mitchell
Disruptions of Daily Life explores the mass media landscape of early twentieth century in order to uncover the subversive societal impact of four major Japanese

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