Selected bibliography


Angles, Jeffrey. Writing the Love of Boys: Origins of Bishōnen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011.

Bhowmik, Davinder. Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance. London; New York: Routledge, 2008.

Bullock, Julia. The Other Women’s Lib: Gender and Body in Japanese Women’s Fiction. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2010.

Chambers, Anthony. The Secret Window: Ideal Worlds in Tanizaki’s Fiction. Cambridge, Mass: Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University, 1994.

Ericson, Joan. Be a Woman: Hayashi Fumiko and modern Japanese women’s literature. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawai’i Press, 1997.

Field, Norma. “‘The Way of the World’: Japanese Literary Studies in the Postwar United States.” In The Postwar Developments of Japanese Studies in the United States, Leiden: Brill, 1998, 227–93.

Fowler, Edward. “Rendering Words, Traversing Cultures: On the Art and Politics of Translating Modern Japanese Fiction.” Journal of Japanese Studies 18, no. 1 (1992): 1–44.

Gabriel, Philip. Spirit Matters: The Transcendent in Modern Japanese Literature. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2006.

Gessel, Van C., ed. Japanese Fiction Writers since World War II. Dictionary of Literary Biography, v. 182. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997.

Hutchinson, Rachael, and Mark Williams, eds. Representing the Other in Modern Japanese Literature: A Critical Approach. London; New York: Routledge, 2007.

Ito, Ken K. Visions of Desire: Tanizaki’s Fictional Worlds. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1991.

Kamens, Edward, ed. Approaches to Teaching Murasaki Shikibu’s The Tale of Genji. New York: Modern Language Association, 1993

Keene, Donald. Dawn to the West: Japanese Literature of the Modern Era. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1984.

———. Modern Japanese Literature, an Anthology. New York: Grove Press, 1960.

Lyons, Phyllis I., and Osamu Dazai. The Saga of Dazai Osamu: A Critical Study with Translations. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1985.

McDonald, Keiko. From Book to Screen: Modern Japanese Literature in Films. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2000.

Miller, Scott J. Historical Dictionary of Modern Japanese Literature and Theater. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

Miller, Stephen, ed. Partings at Dawn: An Anthology of Japanese Gay Literature. San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1996.

Mizuta, Noriko. Reality and Fiction in Modern Japanese Literature. White Plains, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1980.

Molasky, Michael, and Steve Rabson, eds. Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2000.

Napier, Susan. Escape from the Wasteland: Romanticism and Realism in the Fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Kenzaburo. Cambridge, Mass.: Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University: Distributed by Harvard University Press, 1991.

Reichert, Jim. In the Company of Men: Representations of Male-Male Sexuality in Meiji Literature. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, 2006.

Sherif, Ann. Japan’s Cold War: Media, Literature, and the Law. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Slaymaker, Douglas. The Body in Postwar Japanese Fiction. New York: Routledge Curzon, 2004.

Snyder, Stephen, and Philip Gabriel, eds. Ōe and beyond: Fiction in Contemporary Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 1999.

Stahl, David. The Burdens of Survival: Ōoka Shōhei’s Writings on the Pacific War. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2003.

Starrs, Roy. Deadly Dialectics: Sex, Violence, and Nihilism in the World of Yukio Mishima. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1994.

———. Soundings in Time: The Fictive Art of Kawabata Yasunari. Richmond, Surrey: Japan Library, 1998.

Thornber, Karen. Ecoambiguity: Environmental Crises and East Asian Literatures. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2012.

Treat, John Whittier. Pools of Water, Pillars of Fire: The Literature of Ibuse Masuji. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988.

———. Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Vernon, Victoria. Daughters of the Moon: Wish, Will, and Social Constraint in Fiction by Modern Japanese Women. Berkeley, Calif: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 1988.

Wender, Melissa, ed. Into the Light: An Anthology of Literature by Koreans in Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2011.

Williams, Mark. Endō Shūsaku: A Literature of Reconciliation. London; New York: Routledge, 1999.

Wilson, Michiko. The Marginal World of Ōe Kenzaburō: A Study in Themes and Techniques. Armonk, N.Y: M.E. Sharpe, 1986.

Zimmerman, Eve. Out of the Alleyway: Nakagami Kenji and the Poetics of Outcaste Fiction. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Asia Center, 2007.