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Cover: The Japanization of Modernity: Murakami Haruki between Japan and the United StatesThe Japanization of Modernity: Murakami Haruki between Japan and the United StatesSuter, RebeccaPAPERBACK04/01/2011$24.95
Cover: Shredding the Tapestry of Meaning: The Poetry and Poetics of Kitasono Katue (1902–1978)Shredding the Tapestry of Meaning: The Poetry and Poetics of Kitasono Katue (1902–1978)Solt, JohnPAPERBACK05/23/2011$24.95
Cover: Writing Technology in Meiji Japan: A Media History of Modern Japanese Literature and Visual CultureWriting Technology in Meiji Japan: A Media History of Modern Japanese Literature and Visual CultureJacobowitz, SethPAPERBACK04/07/2020$25.00
Cover: Off Center: Power and Culture Relations Between Japan and the United StatesOff Center: Power and Culture Relations Between Japan and the United StatesMiyoshi, MasaoPAPERBACK08/19/1998$38.00
Cover: Writing Margins: The Textual Construction of Gender in Heian and Kamakura JapanWriting Margins: The Textual Construction of Gender in Heian and Kamakura JapanKawashima, TerryHARDCOVER09/30/2001$39.50
Cover: Chinese Literary Forms in Heian Japan: Poetics and PracticeChinese Literary Forms in Heian Japan: Poetics and PracticeSteininger, BrianHARDCOVER06/26/2017$39.95
Cover: Critical Aesthetics: Kobayashi Hideo, Modernity, and Wartime JapanCritical Aesthetics: Kobayashi Hideo, Modernity, and Wartime JapanDorsey, JamesHARDCOVER09/15/2009$39.95
Cover: Detective Fiction and the Rise of the Japanese Novel, 1880–1930Detective Fiction and the Rise of the Japanese Novel, 1880–1930Saito, SatoruHARDCOVER04/09/2012$39.95
Cover: Itineraries of Power: Texts and Traversals in Heian and Medieval JapanItineraries of Power: Texts and Traversals in Heian and Medieval JapanKawashima, TerryHARDCOVER01/09/2017$39.95
Cover: The Japanization of Modernity: Murakami Haruki between Japan and the United StatesThe Japanization of Modernity: Murakami Haruki between Japan and the United StatesSuter, RebeccaHARDCOVER06/30/2008$39.95
Cover: Knowing the Amorous Man: A History of Scholarship on <i>Tales of Ise</i>Knowing the Amorous Man: A History of Scholarship on Tales of IseNewhard, Jamie L.HARDCOVER05/20/2013$39.95
Cover: Love after <i>The Tale of Genji</i>: Rewriting the World of the Shining PrinceLove after The Tale of Genji: Rewriting the World of the Shining PrinceD'Etcheverry, Charo B.HARDCOVER04/30/2007$39.95
Cover: Monstrous Bodies: The Rise of the Uncanny in Modern JapanMonstrous Bodies: The Rise of the Uncanny in Modern JapanNakamura, MiriHARDCOVER07/13/2015$39.95
Cover: Osaka Modern: The City in the Japanese ImaginaryOsaka Modern: The City in the Japanese ImaginaryCronin, Michael P.HARDCOVER02/20/2017$39.95
Cover: Out of the Alleyway: Nakagami Kenji and the Poetics of Outcaste FictionOut of the Alleyway: Nakagami Kenji and the Poetics of Outcaste FictionZimmerman, EveHARDCOVER01/31/2008$39.95
Cover: A Sense of Place: The Political Landscape in Late Medieval JapanA Sense of Place: The Political Landscape in Late Medieval JapanSpafford, DavidHARDCOVER09/09/2013$39.95
Cover: Struggling Upward: Worldly Success and the Japanese NovelStruggling Upward: Worldly Success and the Japanese NovelVan Compernolle, Timothy J.HARDCOVER03/14/2016$39.95
Cover: Sublime Voices: The Fictional Science and Scientific Fiction of Abe KōbōSublime Voices: The Fictional Science and Scientific Fiction of Abe KōbōBolton, ChristopherHARDCOVER06/15/2009$39.95
Cover: Uchida Hyakken: A Critique of Modernity and Militarism in Prewar JapanUchida Hyakken: A Critique of Modernity and Militarism in Prewar JapanDiNitto, RachelHARDCOVER11/30/2008$39.95
Cover: When Our Eyes No Longer See: Realism, Science, and Ecology in Japanese Literary ModernismWhen Our Eyes No Longer See: Realism, Science, and Ecology in Japanese Literary ModernismGolley, GregoryHARDCOVER03/01/2008$39.95
Cover: Writing Technology in Meiji Japan: A Media History of Modern Japanese Literature and Visual CultureWriting Technology in Meiji Japan: A Media History of Modern Japanese Literature and Visual CultureJacobowitz, SethHARDCOVER01/18/2016$39.95
Cover: Recontextualizing Texts: Narrative Performance in Modern Japanese FictionRecontextualizing Texts: Narrative Performance in Modern Japanese FictionSakaki, AtsukoHARDCOVER05/25/1999$41.50
Cover: Studies in the Comic Spirit in Modern Japanese FictionStudies in the Comic Spirit in Modern Japanese FictionCohn, Joel R.HARDCOVER05/27/1998$42.00
Cover: Allegories of Desire: Esoteric Literary Commentaries of Medieval JapanAllegories of Desire: Esoteric Literary Commentaries of Medieval JapanKlein, Susan BlakeleyHARDCOVER05/30/2003$42.50
Cover: Aesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern JapanAesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern JapanLippit, Miya Elise MizutaPAPERBACK01/21/2019$45.00
Cover: Manga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the <i>Kibyōshi</i> of Edo Japan, Second Edition, With a New PrefaceManga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyōshi of Edo Japan, Second Edition, With a New PrefaceKern, Adam L.PAPERBACK06/04/2019$45.00
Cover: Two-Timing Modernity: Homosocial Narrative in Modern Japanese FictionTwo-Timing Modernity: Homosocial Narrative in Modern Japanese FictionVincent, J. KeithHARDCOVER11/19/2012$45.00
Cover: The Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita KunioThe Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita KunioOrtabasi, MelekHARDCOVER09/15/2014$49.95
Cover: Empire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese LiteratureEmpire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese LiteratureThornber, Karen LauraHARDCOVER11/30/2009$59.95
Cover: Traversing the Frontier: The <i>Man'yōshū</i> Account of a Japanese Mission to Silla in 736–737Traversing the Frontier: The Man'yōshū Account of a Japanese Mission to Silla in 736–737Horton, H. MackHARDCOVER10/15/2012$59.95
Cover: Reflecting the Past: Place, Language, and Principle in Japan’s Medieval <i>Mirror</i> GenreReflecting the Past: Place, Language, and Principle in Japan’s Medieval Mirror GenreBrightwell, Erin L.HARDCOVER08/11/2020$60.00
Cover: Flowering Tales: Women Exorcising History in Heian JapanFlowering Tales: Women Exorcising History in Heian JapanWatanabe, TakeshiHARDCOVER01/07/2020$65.00
Cover: Plucking Chrysanthemums: Narushima Ryūhoku and Sinitic Literary Traditions in Modern JapanPlucking Chrysanthemums: Narushima Ryūhoku and Sinitic Literary Traditions in Modern JapanFraleigh, MatthewHARDCOVER11/21/2016$65.00
Cover: Unreal Houses: Character, Gender, and Genealogy in the <i>Tale of Genji</i>Unreal Houses: Character, Gender, and Genealogy in the Tale of GenjiSarra, EdithHARDCOVER04/14/2020$68.00
Cover: Dancing the Dharma: Religious and Political Allegory in Japanese Noh TheaterDancing the Dharma: Religious and Political Allegory in Japanese Noh TheaterKlein, Susan BlakeleyHARDCOVER04/06/2021$70.00
Cover: Aesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern JapanAesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern JapanLippit, Miya Elise MizutaHARDCOVER01/21/2019$75.00
Cover: Manga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the <i>Kibyōshi</i> of Edo Japan, Second Edition, With a New PrefaceManga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyōshi of Edo Japan, Second Edition, With a New PrefaceKern, Adam L.HARDCOVER06/04/2019$95.00
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