Japanese Language and Literature Vol. 48, No. 1, April 2014


Japanese Learners' Indexical Uses of the da Style in a Study Abroad Setting, Abigail McMeekin

Should We Teach Rules for Pragmatics? Explicit Instruction and Emergent Awareness of Japanese Plain and Polite Forms, Stephen J. Moody


Miura, Essential Japanese Vocabulary: Learn to Avoid Common (and Embarrassing!) Mistakes, Yumiko Tateyama

Special Section:
In Her Voice: Interrogating Gendered Notions of Gaze and Body

(Guest Editor: Kelly Hansen)

Introduction, Kelly Hansen

Listening In: The Pitch-Perfect Feminine Voice in Tamatsukuri Komachishi Sosuisho, Catherine Ryu

A Mother's Voice: The Potency of a Woman in the Jojin Ajari no haha no shu, Monika Dix

Ishikawa Jun, the Logic of the Gaze, and the Bodies of Modernism, Irena Hayter

Deviance and Decay in the Body of a Modern Mountain Witch: Oba Minako's Yamanba no bisho, Kelly Hansen