We are delighted to announce that the latest issue of Japan Review is now available.
Volume 37 features six fabulous research articles, a wonderful translation article, and reviews of twenty books, all available Open Access through Nichibunken’s website.
Take a peek through the links below!
Classical Chinese Aesthetic Ideals meet the West: Modern Japanese Art as a Contact Zone
Prosthetic Revelations: Sticking the Teachings to the Body in a Japanese New Religion
Shaku Unshō in Korea: The Buddhist Precepts and Colonialism in Modern East Asia
Dynamic Scribal Culture in Late Seventeenth-Century Japan: Ihara Saikaku's Engagement with Handscrolls
Remembering and (Re)storing War Memories: The Postwar Fiction of Shimao Toshio
Tōkyō Shitaya Negishi Oyobi Kinbō-zu and the Symbolism of Community Mapping in the Late Meiji Period
Narrating the Spread of Shinto and Shugendō in the Eighteenth Century: An Introduction to and Translation of the Shugen Ichijitsu Reisō Shintō mikki
The God Susanoo and Korea in Japan's Cultural Memory: Ancient Myths and Modern Empire, by David Weiss
Patriotic Pedagogy: How Karuta Game Cards Taught a Japanese War Generation, by Michaela Kelly
Earthquake Children: Building Resilience from the Ruins of Tokyo, by Janet Borland
In the Shelter of the Pine: A Memoir of Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu and Tokugawa Japan, by Ōgimachi Machiko; translated by G. G. Rowley
Overcoming Empire in Post-Imperial East Asia: Repatriation, Redress and Rebuilding, edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov
Technical Knowledge in Early Modern Japan, edited by Erich Pauer and Ruselle Meade
Bokujinkai: Japanese Calligraphy and the Postwar Avant-Garde, by Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer
Shintō in the History and Culture of Japan, by Ronald S. Green
Defamiliarizing Japan's Asia-Pacific War, edited by W. Puck Brecher and Michael W. Myers
Making Meaningful Lives: Tales from an Aging Japan, by Iza Kavedžija
Dancing the Dharma : Religious and Political Allegory in Japanese Noh Theater, by Susan Blakeley Klein
Crisis Narratives, Institutional Change, and the Transformation of the Japanese State, edited by Sebastian Maslow and Christian Wirth
The Metabolist Imagination : Visions of the City in Postwar Japanese Architecture and Science Fiction, by William O. Gardner
A Fictional Commons : Natsume Sōseki and the Properties of Modern Literature, by Michael K. Bourdaghs
Ezra Pound's Japan, by Andrew Houwen
Japan-China Relations through the Lens of Chinese Politics, by Kokubun Ryosei
Zen Terror in Prewar Japan: Portrait of an Assassin, by Brian Daizen Victoria
The Immersive Enclosure: Virtual Reality in Japan, by Paul Roquet
Defenders of Japan: The Post-Imperial Armed Forces 1946-2016, A History, by Garren Mulloy
The Japanese Discovery of Chinese Fiction: The Water Margin and the Making of a National Canon, by William C. Hedberg
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Subjects, methods and approaches of particular significance may be examined as Special Issues of the journal or as Special Sections within it.
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Best wishes to everyone for the holidays, and here’s to a wonderful 2023!
Editor, Japan Review
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