Haruo Shirane Faculty Profile

 

ARTICLES

  • “Culture of the Four Seasons: Secondary Nature and Urbanization,” Suisei tsūshin, no. 33, 2010, pp. 99-115.
  • “Dressing Up, Dressing Down: Poetry, Image and Transposition in the Eight Views,” Impressions, Spring 2010.
  • Tale of Genji as Modern Novel, Tale of Genji as Poem-Tale,” (Kindai shosetsu toshite no Genji monogatari, Uta-monogatari toshite no Genji monogatari), Ningen bunka, special issue on The Tale of Genji, Vol. 9, 2009, pp. 3-11.
  • “Prologue,” “Issues in Canonization and Popularization,” “Gender, Genre, and Sociality,” “Text-Image Relations,” in Haruo Shirane, ed., New Horizon in Literary Studies: Canon Formation, Gender, and Media (Benseisha, 2009), pp. 3-8, 15-19, 89-95.
  • “Japanese Literature, Cultural Memory, and Power,” (Nihon bungaku, bunka no kioku, kenryoku), in Haruo Shirane, Fujii Sadakazu, Matsui Kenji, eds., Viewing Japanese Literature from Literary Theory (Nihon bunka kara no hihyō riron), Kasama shoin, 2009, pp. 2-33.
  • “The Tale of Genji and the Dynamics of Cultural Production: Canonization and Popularization,” in Haruo Shirane, edited, Envisioning The Tale of Genji: Media, Gender, and Cultural Production, Columbia University Press, 2008, pp. 1-46.
  • “Poetry, Food Culture, and Fish” (Shiika, shoku bunka, sakana), in Haruo Shirane, Komine Kazuaki, Watanabe Kenji, eds., Food in Japanese Literature (Bungaku ni egakareta Nihon no shoku no sugata), Shibundō, Sept. 2008, pp. 30-39.
  • “Four Seasons and The Tale of Genji,” Bungei shunjū, March, 2008.
  • “Minshū bunka, honyaku, Nihon bungaku (Popular culture, Translation, and Japanese Literature),” Nihon bungaku-ka sōsetsu 50 shūnen kinen kokusai shinpojiumu 21 seiki no Nihon bungaku kenkyu hokokusho (Rikkyō daigaku, Nov. 2006).    
  • “Yūgao, Poetry, and Painting—The Power of Imaginative Reading,” in Aoyama gakuin daigaku bungakubu Nihon bungakka, ed., Genji monogatari to waka sekai (Shintensha, 2006).
  • “Double Voices and Basho’s Haikai,” in Eleanor Kerkham, ed. Matsuo Bashō’s Poetic Spaces: Haikai Intersections (Palgrave, 2006).
  • “Gendering the Seasons in the Kokinshū,” in Paul S. Atkins, Davinder L. Bhowmik, and Edward Mack, eds., Landscapes Imagined and Remembered, Proceedings of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies, vol. 6 (Seattle: University of Washington, 2005)
  • “Keynote Lecture: On the Tale of Genji—Canon Formation, Gender, and Cultural Memory,” in Ii Haruki, ed. Kaigai ni okeru Genji monogatari no sekai—honyaku to kenkyū (Kazama shobō, 2004).
  •  “Attraction and Isolation: Past and Future of East Asian Languages and Cultures,” Profession, Modern Language Association of America (2003), reprinted from ADFL Bulletin.
  • “Kidai to nenjū gyōji—haikai no jikan ishiki ni tsuite--,” Yūsei (Vol. 17, No. 20), Dec. 2003, pp. 41-68.
  • “Redefining Classical Japanese Literature and Language: Crisis and Opportunity,” Japanese Language and Literature, Journal of the Association of Teachers of Japanese, October 2003, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 155-165.
  • “Koi no haiku—Bashō kara Eigo Haiku e,” in Shiika no miraikei: koten e no sasoi, ed. Kokubungaku kenkyū shiryōkan, 2003, pp. 2-15.
  • “Attraction and Isolation: Past and Future of East Asian Languages and Cultures,” ADFL Bulletin, Modern Language Association (Spring, 2003), 23 pages.
  • “Love in Modern English Haiku,” for the guest column “Watakushi to haiku,” Haiku kenyku (Haiku Research) (March, 2003), pp. 34-35.
  • “Construction of the Classics in Japan” (Nihon ni okeru koten keisei), Special issue in Tsukuba daigaku nihongo nihon bunka gakurui, bunka kooenkai kooenroku (Tsukuba University, Dec. 2002), pp. 1-11.
  • “Early Modern Japanese Literature,” with Lawrence Marceau, Early Modern Japan, Vol. X, No. 2, pp. 22-43.
  • “Canon Formation: Japanese Literature, Identity, and Nationalism,” in Ivo Smit, ed., Theory in Chinese and Japanese Literature (Leiden, 2003), 23 pages.
  • “Watakushi, Amerika, Nihon bungaku no hakken,” Tsuru bunka daigaku, Kokugo kokubungakukai kaihō, Nov. 2002, pp. 1-7.
  • “New Directions in Literary Study” (“Atarashii bungaku kenkyū no tame ni”), With Takahashi Osamu, Mitamura Masaoko, Hyōdo Hiromi, and Matsuura Hisaki,  Bungaku (Iwanami shoten), (September, 2002), Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 150-178.
  • “Horizontal and Vertical Interaction in Haikai,” (“Suichoku to suihei no hibikiai, Shishimon no seishiki haikai”),  in Shishiku (August, 2002), No. 760, pp. 22-23.
  • “Annual Observances and Time in Haikai Poetry” (“Nenjū gyōji to jikai ishiki”), in Edo Bungaku (Special issue on “New Directions in Haikai Research”), edited by Horikiri Minoru), No. 26, Fall, 2002, pp. 57-72.
  • “Terrorism, Culture, and Literature,” PMLA (Publication of the Modern Language Association, May, 2002, pp. 513-514.
  • “Studying Japanese Literature in the United States; Crisis and Opportunity,” in Ii Haruki, ed., Kokusaika no naka no Nihon bungaku kenkyū (Osaka daigaku kokukugo kokubungakukai, 2002).
  • “Studying Japanese Literature in the United States; Crisis and Opportunity,” in Ii Haruki, ed., Kokusaika no naka no Nihon bungaku kenkyū (Osaka daigaku kokukugo, kokubungakukai, 2002).
  • “Sekai ni okeru Genji monogatari: jendaa, janru, bungakushi,” Genji kenkyû, Vol. 5, Spring, 2001.
  • “Beyond the Haiku Moment: Basho, Buson, and Modern Haiku Myths,” translated into Dutch in Vuursteen, Vol. 21, No. 1, Dec. 2001.
  • “Poetic Essence as Japanese Literary Canon,” in Issues of Canonicity and Canon Formation in Japanese Literary Studies, Proceedings of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies, Vol. 1, Summer 2000.
  •  “The Construction and Privileging of Kokubungaku, Japanese National Literature—A Comparative Perspective,” Japan and Hermeneutics, edited by Michele Marra, University of Hawaii Press (2001).
  • “Haiku East and West: Bashō and Cultural Memory,” Columbia East Asian Review (Vol. 1, No. 4, Fall 1999).
  • Preface to Kawamoto Kōji’s Japanese Poetics, University of Tokyo Press, 2000.
  • "The Anxiety of Influence: Matsuo Basho's Oku no hosomichi," in Essays in Honor of Donald Keene, Columbia University Press, 2000.
  • “Ethnicity, Globalization, and East Asia: Some Personal Thoughts on Teaching,” Collegiate Review, Fall 1999, Vol. 12.
  • “Beyond the Haiku Moment: Bashô, Buson, and Modern Haiku Myths,” in Modern Haiku, 1999, Vol. XXXI, No. 1.  Awarded First Prize in the World Haiku Essay Competition by the World Haiku Club, Feb. 2001.
  • “Nihon bungaku kōchiku no rekishiteki kentō” (“The Construction of Japanese Literature—a Historical Perspective”), Nihon bungaku, 1999, Vol. 38. No. 1.
  • “Aimu Tsuneo and Contemporary Metal Work,” in Aimu Tsuneo, Mitsukoshi, Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan, 1998.
  • “Amerika de Genji monogatari o oshieru,” in Genji monogatari 5, Shinpen Nihon koten bungaku zenshū 24, Shôgakukan, 1997.
  • "Intertextuality and the Poetics of Fujiwara no Shunzei," reprinted in Japan in Traditional and Postmodern Perspectives, eds. Steven Heine and Charles Fu, SUNY Press, 1995.
  • "Pillow Book in the West” (Ōbei ni okeru Makura no sôshi), in Makura no sôshi chûshaku, Kadokawa shoten, 1995..
  • "Matsuo Bashō ni okeru parodii to igengo konkō," in Uta to shi no keifu, ed. Kamamoto Kôji, Chûô kôron sha, 1994.
  • "Transcending Orientalism” (Orientalism o koete), Asahi shinbun, Feb. 28, 1994.
  • "Bashō soshite Nihongaku," Kokubungaku, March 1993.
  • "Imaginative Universe of Japanese Literature," in Masterworks of Asian Literature in Comparative Perspective, ed. Barbara Miller, ME Sharpe, 1994.
  • "The Tale of Genji," in Masterworks of Asian Literature in Comparative Perspective, ed. Barbara Miller, ME Sharpe, 1994.
  • "Aisatsu: The Poet as Guest," in New Leaves:  Studies and Translations of Japanese Literature in Honor of Edward Seidensticker, U. of Michigan Press, 1993.
  • "Matsuo Basho and the Poetics of Scent," in Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Summer 1992.
  • "The Poetry of Matsuo Bashō," in Approaches to the Asian Classics, ed. Wm. Theodore deBary, Columbia University Press, 1990.
  • "The Tale of Genji as a Japanese and World Classic," in Approaches to the Asian Classics, ed. Wm. Theodore deBary, Columbia University Press, 1990.
  • "Lyricism and Intertextuality: An Approach to Shunzei's Poetics," Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Dec. 1989.
  • "On Japanese Literary Histories: A Review of Konishi Jin'ichi's Nihon bungeishi: II," a review article for Monumenta Nipponica, Summer 1987.
  • "The Aesthetics of Power: Politics in the Genji monogatari," Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Dec. 1985.
  • "The Denial of Romance," in Ukifune: Love in the Tale of Genji, ed. Andrew Pekarik, Columbia University Press, 1982.
  • "Aru onna o megutte: Arishima Takeo to Amerika shizenshugi bungaku," in Sakuhinron: Arishima Takeo, ed. Yasukawa Sadao and Uesugi Yoshikazu, Sôbunsha shuppan, 1981.

 

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