Congratulations to friend* and Monkey Business contributor Ono Masatsugu 小野正嗣 on winning the 152nd Akutagawa Prize (Japan's top prize for literature)：Mainichi Shimbun article here。*I consider a friend anyone with whom I have exchanged cups of rice-wine more than six times。
Michael Emmerich's masterful English translations of four Ono stories are included in Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Monkey Business； click here to purchase。
Friday, January 16, 2015
Friday, January 9, 2015
Romain Rolland's anti-war treatise Au-dessus de la Mêlée (1915; translated by C.K. Ogden in 1916 as Above the Battle)
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Lecture by Andrew Gerstle： Parody and Satire in Shunga: Takehara Shunchosai's "Pillow Book for the Young" (1776)
Andrew Gerstle, Professor, Japanese Studies, SOAS, University of London. CJS Winter 2012 Noon Lecture Series.