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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Toshio Ochi In order to make sense of the organization of postwar Japanese politics, it is crucial to engage the social movements that were mobilized after the Tōhoku earthquake in 2011. Following the catastrophe, many problems within Japanese social structure became apparent. At the same time...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... on the island. “Royal Poinciana Tree: 1946” and “The Translator” are read with a focus on their realistic characterization of native Taiwanese intellectuals born in the middle to around the end of the Japanese colonial rule. Thereafter is analyzed as a fully developed account of the first postwar generation’s...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
... twinning with a twisted fore- closure of war-making potential, the constitutional prohibition on war was forced on Japan by the American occupiers after defeat. Far from being a choice imagined by Japanese framers, the postwar Constitution was a forcefully imposed creation of the American occupation...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Rey Chow Duke University Press 2007 A Filmic Staging of Postwar Geotemporal Politics: On Akira Kurosawa’s No Regrets for Our Youth, Sixty Years Later Rey Chow In the summer of 2005, I was invited to deliver...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
... ever been heard by the general public. And yet, little attention has been paid to the emperor’s voice per se, its political impact on Japanese society, or its role in reorganizing a postwar capitalist order in Japan. For example, it is telling that almost everyone who knows about the emperor’s...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of contemporary New Asia was curated into “being” in Japanese, Australian, and Singapore museums. A key goal was the attempt to imagine a cosmopolitan-multicultural Asia able to transcend national boundaries, even as there was the awareness that the region's cultural diversity and history of political fractures...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 89–115.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . “ The Debate on Subjectivity in Postwar Japan: Foundations of Modernism as a Political Critique .” Pacific Affairs 54 , no. 4 : 609 – 31 . Lowe Lisa . 2015 . The Intimacies of Four Continents . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Mathew Santhosh . 2014 . Essays on the Frontiers...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
... a consequence of Japan’s historical formation, framed by the power contes- tation in the postwar international politics. The most significant development in this new process is that the basic connection between the land and people has been severed in an irreversible manner due to the spread...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 205–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
...: The Expansion of Capitalism, Time, History.” Ken C. Kawashima is associate professor in the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto. His research interests encompass modern Japanese and Korean history, Marxist political economy, and philosophy. He is the author of The Proletarian Gamble...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 63–97.
Published: 01 August 2008
... responsibility and hanging, making possible the return of a model of social structure that would dominate the reconfiguration of postwar Japanese society. The virtual cultural revolution that exploded in Japan in the 1960s was reinforced by widespread student militancy demanding greater...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 129–141.
Published: 01 August 2015
... to honor and rejoin deceased spirits. This makes it (also) a time when Japanese go back to natal homes, often in the countryside, for a short respite from work and hectic lives to gather with families. As things slow I am grateful to STIAS (Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Contributors Masao Adachi is a prominent experimental filmmaker who first appeared in the Japanese New Wave movement of the 1950s and 1960s, and was associated with Nagisa Oshima, Kiju Yoshida, and others who forged the formation of new cinema devoted to probing...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2015
... to demonstrate in opposition to new American military base construction, the decision to enthusiastically join Japanese nationalistic political movements, and the melancholy acquiescence to continued exploitation and economic margin- alization.1 And yet, it is not just the burden of the past that weighs...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 1.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and the Narrative of the Universal / 81 George Steinmetz / The Genealogy of a Positivist Haunting: Comparing Prewar and Postwar U.S. Sociology / 109 Marilyn Ivy / In/Comparable Horrors: Total War and the Japanese Thing / 137 Michael Dutton / From Culture Industry to Mao Industry: A Greek Tragedy / 151...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 23–35.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of the occurrence, one elderly woman who lives in central Tokyo ratified a traditional political wisdom when she was quoted as saying that “when a country’s leaders are bad, natural disasters occur.”4 In Japan’s remote pasts, occurrences brought on by nature, such as drought, pestilence, vol- canic eruptions...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... Minne- apolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. Tel, Jonathan. The Beijing of Possibilities: Stories. New York: Other Press, 2009. Uchino, Tadashi. Crucible Bodies: Postwar Japanese Performance from Brecht to the New Millennium. Enactments. New York: Seagull Books, 2009. Wagner, Bryan...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 79–96.
Published: 01 August 2015
...- ards soon dislodged the signs, leaving a naked stave behind; he experi- enced this as simultaneously a “feeling of liberation” and “terror” (HJ, 87). 31. Ryan Holmberg has emphatically argued that, particularly between 1964 and 1971, Garo constitutes an unparalleled window into postwar Japanese...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of vernacular modernism in postwar Japanese commercial cinema ( 2007 ), and, more recently, Nilo Couret has used it to analyze how Latin American film comedy relies on what he calls a “mock classicism.” As Couret puts it, “The identification of networks of film and media exchange prior to the 1960s challenges...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 217–223.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., Politics, 1949–1999. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000. Safran, Gabriella. Rewriting the Jew: Assimilation Narratives in the Russian Empire. Contraversions. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2000. Sas, Miryam. Fault Lines: Cultural Memory and Japanese Surrealism. Cultural Mem- ory...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 171–184.
Published: 01 August 2015
... photography to expand the zones of subjectivity from which they were able to draw new forms of labor and pleasure. However, the more women tried to distance themselves from the normative gendered role models of the postwar period, the more male critics tried to anchor them back to these role models...