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Megumu Sagisawa
With this newly translated version of The Running Boy, the fiction of Megumu Sagisawa makes its long-overdue first appearance in English. Lovingly rendered with a critical introduction by the…

East Asia Program

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 background,…

East Asia Program

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.

East Asia Program

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.

East Asia Program

Takako Takahashi

Translator: Britten Dean

East Asia Program

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).

East Asia Program

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.

East Asia Program

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.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

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…

East Asia Program

Jooyeon Rhee

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

East Asia Program