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Book Announcement: Eight Dogs, or “Hakkenden” Part One—An Ill-Considered Jest

Eight Dogs, or “Hakkenden” Part One—An Ill-Considered Jest by Kyokutei Bakin Translated by Glynne Walley Kyokutei Bakin’s Nansō Satomi hakkenden is one of the monuments of Japanese literature. This multigenerational samurai saga was one of the most popular and influential books of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Pleasure in Profit: Popular Prose in Seventeenth-Century Japan

Pleasure in ProfitPopular Prose in Seventeenth-Century Japan Laura Moretti In the seventeenth century, Japanese popular prose flourished as waves of newly literate readers gained access to the printed word. Commercial publishers released vast numbers of titles in response to readers’ … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Early Modern Japanese Literature and Culture, University of Colorado – Boulder

Institution: University of Colorado Boulder Location: Colorado, United States Position:Assistant Professor The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Early Modern (Edo period) Japanese Literature and Culture … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese early-modern literature, Chiba University

Call for applications for the position of assistant professor or associate professor of Japanese early-modern literature, Chiba University. Chiba University, Japan, is inviting applicants for the assistant professor or associate professor of Japanese early-modern literature, to commence on 1st April, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Early Modern and/or Modern Japanese Literature

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Taper Hall of Humanities 356, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0357) is … Continue reading

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