Japanese Language and Literature Vol. 49, No. 1, April 2015


In Praise of Jeweled Streams: Ugetsu monogatari, Nativism, and Tea, Stephen J. Roddy

Tokuda Shusei and the Development of Dialogic Narrative Strategies in Depicting Common Life, Richard Torrance


Perry, Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-garde, Zeljko Cipris

Seigle and Chance, Ooku--The Secret World of the Shogun's Women, Anna Beerens

Arntzen and Ito, The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan, Charo D'Etcheverry

Strecher, The Forbidden World of Haruki Murakami, J. Philip Gabriel

Selinger, Authorizing the Shogunate and Material Symbolism in the Literary Construction of Warrior Order, R. Keller Kimbrough

Special Section:
Beyond English: Translators Talk about Murakami Haruki

(Guest Editor: Anna Zielinska-Elliott)

Murakami International: The Translation of a Literary Phenomenon, Anna Zielinska-Elliott

Haruki Off the Shore: Murakami in Sakhalin, June-July 2003, Dmitry Kovalenin

Translating Murakami Haruki as a Multilingual Experience, Mette Holm

Translating Cunshang Chunshu: Murakami Haruki in Chinese, Ming Chu Lai

Murakami Haruki's Sound of Music: Personal Impressions of a Translator, Ursula Graefe

Translating Haruki Murakami's 1Q84 in Brazil: Transferring Culture, Transferring Alterity, Lica Hashimoto

Books Within Books: Literary References in Murakami Haruki's Fiction, Giorgio Amitrano