Volume 63, Number 1, Spring 2008

Table of Contents

From: Monumenta Nipponica

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Articles

The Inflatable, Collapsible Kingdom of Retribution: A Primer on Japanese Hell Imagery and Imagination

pp. 1-50
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Whose Fuji?: Religion, Region, and State in the Fight for a National Symbol

pp. 51-99
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Seeking the Strange: Ryōki and the Navigation of Normality in Interwar Japan

pp. 101-141
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Review Article

Reading a Heian Blog: A New Translation of Makura no Sōshi

pp. 143-160
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Book Reviews

Rulers, Peasants and the Use of the Written Word in Medieval Japan: Ategawa no shō 1004–1304 (review)

pp. 161-163
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Fertility and Pleasure: Ritual and Sexual Values in Tokugawa Japan (review)

pp. 164-166
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Japan's Imperial Forest, Goryōrin, 1889-1946: With a Supporting Study of the Kan/Min Division of Woodland in Early Meiji Japan, 1871-76 (review)

pp. 167-169
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Modern Passings: Death Rites, Politics, and Social Change in Imperial Japan (review)

pp. 169-172
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Neubeginn unter US-amerikanischer Besatzung? Hochschulreform in Japan zwischen Kontinuität und Diskontinuität 1919–1952 (review)

pp. 172-174
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Japanese Temple Buddhism: Worldliness in a Religion of Renunciation (review)

pp. 174-178
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Buddhismus, Geschlechterverhältnis und Diskriminierung: Die gegenwärtige Diskussion im Shin-Buddhismus Japans (review)

pp. 178-181
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Traditional Japanese Literature (review)

pp. 181-184
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Secrecy in Japanese Arts: "Secret Transmission" as a Mode of Knowledge (review)

pp. 184-190
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Bashō and the Dao: The Zhuangzi and the Transformation of Haikai (review)

pp. 190-193
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Haikai Poet Yosa Buson and the Bashō Revival (review)

pp. 193-195
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The Modern Murasaki: Writing by Women of Meiji Japan (review)

pp. 196-198
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Daitokuji: The Visual Cultures of a Zen Monastery (review)

pp. 198-203
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Radicals and Realists in the Japanese Nonverbal Arts: The Avant-Garde Rejection of Modernism (review)

pp. 203-205
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The Aesthetics of Quietude: Ōta Shōgo and the Theatre of Divestiture (review)

pp. 206-208
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Modern Japanese Cuisine: Food, Power and National Identity (review)

pp. 208-210
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Editorial Notes

Editorial Notes

pp. 211-212
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