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Publications

East Asia Program (EAP) publications consist of occasional publications related to the program, including books and articles by EAP faculty, and the titles published by the Cornell East Asia Series (CEAS), a scholarly press with over 200 titles on its list. In 2019 CEAS became an imprint of Cornell University Press. 

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The following list includes all publications related to EAP, both occasional titles and those in the Cornell East Asia Series (CEAS).

Megumu Sagisawa

Translator: Tyran Grillo 

With this newly translated version of The Running Boy, the fiction of Megumu Sagisawa makes its long-overdue first appearance…

Machiko Ishikawa

How can the "voiceless" voice be represented?

This primary question underpins Ishikawa’s analysis of selected work by Buraku writer, Nakagami Kenji (1946-1992). In spite of his Buraku…

Ihor Pidhainy, Roger Des Forges, and Grace S. Fong

The chapters in this ground-breaking volume examine the complex practices of biographical writing in Ming and Qing China. The authors draw on a rich variety of sources to answer some basic…

Christopher Rea

Hoaxes! Jokes! Farces and fun! China’s Chaplin introduces the imagination of Xu Zhuodai (1880–1958), a comic dynamo who made Shanghai laugh through the tumultuous decades of the pre-Mao era. Xu…

Takako Takahashi

Translator: Britten Dean

The Wasteland explores the psychology of the modern Japanese woman and her urge to realize an inner self of latent sexuality,…

Amy McNair

Xuanhe Catalogue of Paintings is the first complete translation of the well-known document produced at the court of Emperor Huizong (r. 1100-1125). Dated to 1120, the Catalogue is divided into ten…

Lu Yan

Labor Activism and Colonial Governance in Hong Kong chronicles a long neglected yet formative social and political movement in Hong Kong between the 1930s and 1950s.

Drawing upon a range…

Toyokazu Ihara

No More Nagasakis is Tomokazu Ihara's speech delivered in Japanese at Cornell University, describing the bombing of his home city of Nagasaki in 1945. Ihara—a union organizer, international peace…

Jeff E. Long

A cultural history of writer and literary critic Hayashi Fusa's (1903–75) tenkō experience, Stories from the Samurai Fringe examines Hayashi's tenkō (ideological conversion) through a close…

Jooyeon Rhee

Jooyeon Rhee provides an innovative and compelling analysis of gendered representations of nation and modernity in early twentieth-century Korean novels. By investigating the transformation of the…