Josai University Educational Corporation

International Center for the Promotion of Art and Science (JICPAS)

Review of Japanese Culture and Society

JICPAS issues an English-language magazine "Review of Japanese Culture and Society" offering an international analysis of Japanese people and culture. This magazine is published with a view to enhance international recognition of Japanese culture and its society as well as to stimulate mutual understanding and study the methods of cultural theory.

Review of Japanese Culture and Society Vol.X December 1998 (Japanese Film and History,as History)

Akira Mizuta Lippit i
From Rensageki to Kinodrama
Iwamoto Kenji 1
The Origins of Censorship: Police and Motion Pictures in the Taisho Period
Hase Masato 14
Modernity, Cinema, and the Body: Analysis of the Shochiku Kamata Film Wakamono yo naze naku ka? (Why Do the Youth Cry?; 1930)
Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano 24
History in Film Style: On Absent Cause in Mizoguchi Films from the 1950s
Mukudai Chiharu 34
Postcolonial Conditions Explained to Japanese Children
Ukai Satoshi 46
Antigraphy: Notes on Atomic Writing and Postwar Japanese Cinema
Akira Mizuta Lippit 56
Oan monogatari (The Tale of an Olad Nun)
Tani Kakimori 66

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