PAJLS
Proceedings of the Association
for Japanese Literary Studies

 


VOL. 3, SUMMER 2002
 


Eiji Sekine, Editor

Joyce L. Detzner, Production Editor

 

 

JAPAN FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE


CONTENTS
 

FOREWORD

HOSEA HIRATA iii
 

THE NEW JAPANESE LITERATURE: TRANSNATIONALISM AND HETEROGENEITY

THE POETICS OF COLONIAL NOSTALGIA: A CASE FOR TAIWAN MANYOSHU

FAYE YUAN KLEEMAN 2
 

WHERE IS MY HOME: LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY

KEIKO NAKANO 12
 

BEYOND EAST AND WEST: TAWADA YOKO AND LEVY HIDEO

REIKO TACHIBANA 23
 

 
"JAPAN" AS SOMEWHERE ELSE: "MULTI-LINGUALISM" AND "TRANSLATION"

MYSTERY PLANE: SAKAMOTO KY? AND THE TRANSLATIONS OF ROCKABILLY

MICHAEL BOURDAGHS 38
 

GLOBALITY, AND JAPAN'S SOMEWHERE ELSE

TOM LOOSER 51
 

GODZILLA, THE MONSTER MADE IN JAPAN

JAMES REICHERT 63
 

 
JAPAN AS LITERARY FORM, HEIAN TO NOW

RHETORIC OF TAXONOMY: THE PILLOW BOOKS OF SEI SH?NAGON, PETER GREENAWAY, AND RUTH L. OZEKI

NAOMI FUKUMORI 71
 

"MERICAN-JAP" AND MODERNITY: TANI JOJI'S POPULAR NEGOTIATION OF THE FOREIGN

KYOKO OMORI 83
 

"READING" THE FEMALE READER IN LIZA DALBY AND HER TALE OF MURASAKI

CATHERINE RYU 97
 

AND THERE, BEFORE ME, JAPAN: MIZUMURA MINAE AND THE ORTHODOX NOVEL

ANN SHERIF 117
 

 
ESSAYS BY CREATIVE WRITERS

JAPAN THROUGH A FOREIGNER'S EYES: A FAMILY VISIT

MAKO YOSHIKAWA 126
 

YEAR OF THE DOGS AND WHAT JAPAN MEANT TO ME

HOLLY UYEMOTO 133
 

TIME AND PLACE: "JAPAN FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE"

KYOKO MORI 138
 

FUTAGOTCHI NO TABI

TAWADA YOKO 143

MUDAI

ITO HIROMI 145
 

ABOUT GUEST WRITERS

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