Association for Japanese Literary Studies School of Languages and Cultures

PAJLS, Vol. 2, Summer, 2001

PAJLS (Proceedings of the Japanese Literary Studies), vol. 2

ACTS OF WRITING

CONTENTS

Foreword

Rebecca Copeland, Marvin Marcus, Elizabeth Oyler vii

Keynote Address I:

Semiotic Aspects of the Refined Expression in Classical Japanese: Language and Literature

Zdenka Svarcova 3

Keynote Address II:

Beyond the Genbun Itchi Movement: Natsume Soseki's Writing in Kokoro

Ohsawa Yoshihiro 19

Writing Gender and Establishing Cultural Authority in Periods of Cultural Flux

Reading San'yutei Encho's Shinkei kasane ga fuchi

Daniel O' Neill 37


The Anxiety of Translation: Interlingual Seduction and Betrayal in Futabatei Shimei's Ukigumo

Indra Levy 47

Gender and Cultural Topography: The Figure of Woman in Tanizaki Junichiro's Reflections on Japanese Language

Tomi Suzuki 61

Writing Otherness: Strategies of Literary Appropriation and Nativization

Archetypes Unbound: Domestication of the Five Chinese Imperial Consorts

Atsuko Sakaki 85

Chinese Learning as Performative Power in Makura no soshi and Murasaki Shikibu nikki

Naomi Fukumori 101

In a "Borrowed Tongue:" The Representation of Japan in the English Language by Nitobe, Okakura, and Uchimura

Matthew Mizenko 120

"Dreams Come True:" Fukuda Tsuneari and the Shakespearean Sub-Text

Daniel Gallimore 138

The Lyrical Word: Language and Identity in Poetry and Poetics

The Wakan roeishu: Cannibalization or Singing in Harmony?

Sonja Arntzen 155

Gender, Geography, and Writing in Mabuchi's Nativist Poetics: From Masurao-buri to Taoyame-buri

Lawrence E. Marceau 172

Anzai Fuyue's Empire of Signs: Japanese Poetry in Manchuria

William O. Gardner 187

Crosscurrents: Language Styles and Codes in the Nineteenth Century

Making the Scene with Shikitei Sanba

Joshua Young 203

Rhetoric as Metalanguage and the Metalanguage of Rhetoric: How Language Defines and is Defined in the Scholarship of Rhetoric of the Meiji and Taisho Period

Massimiliano Tomasi 220

The Mediated word: Publishers and Periodicals in Twentieth-Century Literary Production

Translation in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Writing In(to) Japanese

Sarah Cox 239

"Novels You Can Watch/Movies You Can Read:" Visual Narrative in 1930s Women's Magazines

Sarah Frederick 254

Mass Culture, the Literary Establishment, and Season of the Sun: Ishihara Shintaro's Debut

Ann Sherif 275

Writing Exercises: New Positions in Postwar and Contemporary Literary Discourse

Both Ways Now: Dazai Osamu and Tanizaki Jun'ichiro Writing the Female in Postwar Japan

Linda H. Chance 293

Wresting National Language from the State: Inoue Hisashi's Attempt to Overcome the Modern

Christopher Robins 313

The Gender of Solitude: Changing Sexual Identities in Recent Japanese Fiction

Giorgio Amitrano 326

Writing the Limits of Sexuality: Tomioka Taeko's "Straw Dogs" and Nakagami Kenji's "The Immortal"

Eiji Sekine 338

Writing at the Crossroads: Migrations and Mergings in Modern Japanese Literature

Colonial Ethnography and the Writing of the Exotic: Nishikawa Mitsuru in Taiwan

Faye Yuan Kleeman 355

Ethnic Identities and Various Approaches towards the Japanese Language: An Analysis of Ri Kaisei, Kin Kakuei, and Tachihara Masaaki

Yoshiko Matsuura 378

Nomadic Writers of Japan: Tawada Yoko and Mizumura Minae

Reiko Tachibana 400

About the Contributors 423

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