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positions (2006) 14 (2): 311–343.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Brian Bergstrom Duke University Press 2006 Revolutionary Flesh: Nakamoto Takako’s Early Fiction and the Representation of the Body in Japanese Modernist and Proletarian Literature Brian Bergstrom Introductions: Nakamoto Takako as Modernist Writer, Proletarian Writer, and Woman...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 373–404.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Heather Bowen-Struyk Duke University Press 2006 Rival Imagined Communities: Class and Nation in Japanese Proletarian Literature Heather Bowen-Struyk It may seem a bit contrary to pursue the question of the nation in Japanese proletarian...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 231–257.
Published: 01 May 2015
... unrepresented in Japanese literature, not least because they were still so new. This was the space of the danchi , enormous apartment complexes designed to house thousands of people and essentially comprising self-contained “new towns” built on the outskirts of Japan's rapidly growing cities during the high...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt Against the background of the decades-long international relations dispute over Japan’s wartime military “comfort women” system, this article explores one of the scant literary representations of comfort women in Japanese literature. Through a close reading of Yū Miri’s...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 323–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
... diversity—is highly informed by his reading of Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, and James Baldwin. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Ōe Kenzaburō African-American blackness postwar Japanese literature 1960s Ralph Ellison References Abel Marco . 2007 . Violent Affect...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., and Arsenii Nesmelov, through their deterritorialized Chinese, Japanese, and Russian stories, demonstrates the range of indigenous and exiled writers in their diverse imagination of Manchukuo’s ambiguous sovereignty. Multiethnicity and Multilingualism in the Minor Literature of Manchukuo Yue Chen Introduction...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 517–540.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Yukiko Shigeto In 1934 Nakano Shigeharu (1902 – 79), a Marxist writer and key figure in the Japanese proletarian literature movement since the mid-1920s, renounced his ties with the Japan Communist Party by way of vowing not to participate in social movements, an act known in Japanese as tenkô...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 431–432.
Published: 01 May 2017
... 2017 Contributors William Bridges is assistant professor of Japanese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Irvine. His research — which has been rec- ognized...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 541–542.
Published: 01 May 2014
...) and is interested in postcolonial criticism and translation studies. Kyle Ikeda is assistant professor of Japanese literature at the University of Vermont. His publications include Okinawan War Memory: Transgenerational Trauma and the War Fiction...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 771–772.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Cinema and the Urban Contract (2010). Kirsten Cather is assistant professor of Japanese literature and film in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She has recently finished a book on postwar...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 711–712.
Published: 01 August 1994
...). Charles Shir¯o Inouye teaches Japanese literature at Tufts University. He authored Three Tales of Mystery and Imagination—Japanese Gothic by Izumi Kyoka (1992). Andrew F. Jones is a doctoral candidate in East Asian languages at the University of Cali...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 321–323.
Published: 01 February 1997
.... Norma Field is a professor of Japanese literature at the University of Chicago. One of her recent articles is “The Child As Laborer and Consumer,” in Sharon Stephens, ed., Children and the Politics of Culture ( I 995...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., digital humanities, Spanish American litera- ture, and contemporary art. Peter Tillack has a PhD in East Asian languages and literatures from the University of Oregon with a focus on modern Japanese literature. He is assistant...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 194–223.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Japanese literature, with invited scholars from Japan, Singapore, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, South Korea, and the U.S. Mine was the only paper (out of twelve) that addressed these enunciative contingencies, and, not surprisingly...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 207–237.
Published: 01 February 2009
... literature,” as Oketani Hideaki proclaimed, but as a “monument of Japanese literature of the late war era.”3 Such appraisals are especially remarkable in light of the enigmatic character of Takeuchi’s text. One of the causes of the oft-noted...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 542–569.
Published: 01 August 1994
... of Modern Japanese Literature but ends up doing it regard- positions 2:3 Winter 1994 544 less. By conflating Westernization and modernization, scholarship on the Meiji period overdetermines certain...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Vanessa B. Ward The journal Shisō no kagaku ( Science of Thought ) and the Institute for the Science of Thought have received relatively little attention in the English-language literature on Japanese intellectual life after the Second World War. Among scholars writing in English, Shisō no kagaku...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 465–497.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., and by women who were the primary users of the script. Hence modern Heian studies have presupposed a power- ful association between Japanese language, national literature, Heian court women, and feminine mode of writing. This essay attempts to rethink...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 822–823.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., and is finishing up her disserta- tion on the early modern Chinese novels. Contributors 823 Yukie Ohta is a graduate student in Japanese Literature...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 499–529.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . 2001 . Becoming “Japanese”: Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation . Berkeley : University of California Press . Deleuze Gilles Guattari Félix . 1986 . Kafka: Toward a Minor Literature . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Em Henry . 1999...