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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Christopher L. Hill hillcl@umich.edu Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan . By Justin Jesty . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2018 . xiv + 326 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Justin Jesty’s book traces the activities of artists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Patrick Caddeau Before the Nation: Kokugaku and the Imagining of Community in Early Modern Japan . By Susan L. Burns. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003. x + 282 pp. University of Washington 2006 Patrick Caddeau is director of studies at Forbes College, Princeton University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the Rest of Mankind for meer Barbarians: But Those who have Travel’d into China and Japan, must confess those People far surpass us in the endowments, both of body and mind.—Jean Crasset, The History of the Church of Japan ooks 2 and 4 of Gulliver’s Travels have become key...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 114–119.
Published: 01 March 1994
... such a conundrum. A combined review of Susan Napier’s Escapefiom the Wmtehnd and Ken Ito’s Visions of Desire must struggle against the stubborn veil of foreignness obscuring the differences among Japanese writers, a difficulty still affecting even the Japan specialists in the United States. While these two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 345–367.
Published: 01 September 2016
... literature computational modeling modernism Japan stream of consciousness “It is no surprise,” writes Franco Moretti ( 1996 : 124), “that the stream of consciousness should be the most famous technique of the twentieth century: in view of what it has done, it fully deserves to be.” Volumes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 236–237.
Published: 01 June 1997
... in terms of the cultural conflict of Japan versus the West and of Japan’s present versus its past, it again refers to particular historical and nondiachronic qualities. However, as a central concept, used in combination with other notions equally rooted in a West- ern understanding of the term...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
... from a bourgeois or “respectable” family background. This was partly responsible for the “middle-class,” urban nature of the initial feminist movement in China. Some Chinese women even went abroad, especially to Japan, for education. Most were influenced by the patriotic sentiments of the male...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 2011 Christopher L. Hill is adjunct associate professor of East Asian languages and cultures at Columbia University. He is author of National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of History in Japan, France, and the United States (2008). Nana in the World...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 353–377.
Published: 01 September 1999
... representations impinges on this one, Naoki Sakai discusses “the regime of translation” in terms of desire and identity formation: “In the desire to want to know ‘Japanese thought,’ not only Japan but also the West has to be figured out: Japan and the West have to be co-figured. The desire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the Native Grain: The Japanese Novel and the ‘Post- modern’ West,” in Postmodernism and Japan, ed. Masao Miyoshi and H. D. Haroo- tunian (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1989), 143–68; Edward Fowler, The Rhetoric of Confession: Shishôsetsu in Early Twentieth-Century Japanese Fiction (Berkeley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the Native Grain: The Japanese Novel and the ‘Post- modern’ West,” in Postmodernism and Japan, ed. Masao Miyoshi and H. D. Haroo- tunian (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1989), 143–68; Edward Fowler, The Rhetoric of Confession: Shishôsetsu in Early Twentieth-Century Japanese Fiction (Berkeley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the Native Grain: The Japanese Novel and the ‘Post- modern’ West,” in Postmodernism and Japan, ed. Masao Miyoshi and H. D. Haroo- tunian (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1989), 143–68; Edward Fowler, The Rhetoric of Confession: Shishôsetsu in Early Twentieth-Century Japanese Fiction (Berkeley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 261–265.
Published: 01 June 2005
... and Japan, ed. Masao Miyoshi and H. D. Haroo- tunian (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1989), 143–68; Edward Fowler, The Rhetoric of Confession: Shishôsetsu in Early Twentieth-Century Japanese Fiction (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988). Hill Review...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the Native Grain: The Japanese Novel and the ‘Post- modern’ West,” in Postmodernism and Japan, ed. Masao Miyoshi and H. D. Haroo- tunian (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1989), 143–68; Edward Fowler, The Rhetoric of Confession: Shishôsetsu in Early Twentieth-Century Japanese Fiction (Berkeley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2005
... In contrast, Maeda does offer many strong examples of readings that acknowledge the material as well as the liter- 1 Masao Miyoshi, “Against the Native Grain: The Japanese Novel and the ‘Post- modern’ West,” in Postmodernism and Japan, ed. Masao Miyoshi and H. D. Haroo- tunian (Durham, NC: Duke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 September 1957
... and his settings are English. As the Pennells said, it was the “idea” of Japan and not the “real Japan” that Whistler wanted to paint.26 He felt that he had found another art genre which, like music, was pure form and design with a minimum of subject matter. One of Whistler’s most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 508.
Published: 01 December 1951
... of the Orient would be fruitful to investigate. Surely a study of the numerous articles on Rolland published in Japan, for example, where Rolland has had a great vogue, would advance the understanding of Rolland as a writer of world-wide influence. The same might be said of other countries...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
... precisely what kind of “fair” criticism he has in mind. Perhaps he is thinking of the common Chinese practice that resembles Western thematic reading, rooted in philology. One example might be a celebrated essay by Qian Zhongshu, based on a lecture he gave at Waseda University, in Japan, on November 20...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Before the Nation: Kokugaku and the Imagining of Community in Early Modern Japan. By Susan L. Burns. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003. x + 282 pp. Before the Nation focuses on different interpretations of the Kojiki (Records of Ancient Matters, compiled in 712), a sacred text...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 271–274.
Published: 01 June 2006
...), which won the MLA Prize for a First Book, and coeditor of The Romantic Period for The Norton Anthology of English Literature (2006). doi 10.1215/00267929-2005-007 Before the Nation: Kokugaku and the Imagining of Community in Early Modern Japan. By Susan L. Burns. Durham, NC: Duke University...