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.XIX December 2007 (Aspects of Classical Japanese Travel Writing)

Eiji Sekine
Tracing the Path of “Medieval Travelers”:A Few Words on Amino Yoshihiko’s Historical Approach and Legacy
David Eason
Medieval Travelers: Two Points of View
Amino Yoshihiko
Various Aspects of Diary and Travel Literature
Kubukihara Rei
The Journey of an Utamakura Through the Past:“Shiga Mountain Pass” and “Shiga Flower Garden”
Naito Mariko
Travel as Sacrifice: Abutsu’s Poetic Journey in Diary of the Sixteenth Night Moon
Christina Laffin
Regenerating Narratives: The Confessions of Lady Nijō as a Story for Women’s Salvation
Kimura Saeko
Ascending Hibariyama: Chūjōhime’s Textual, Physical, and Spiritual Journey to Salvation
Monika Dix
From The Tale of Sagoromo to “Major Captain Sagoromo”: Travel in Heian and Muromachi Tales
Charo B. D’Etcheverry
What Pre-Modern Japanese Travel Writing Tells Us
Herbert Plutschow
From Trinity to Trinity
Hayashi Kyōko
Letters to the Editors:
A Commentary on Ayako Kano’s Review of the Feminist Art History Debates
Shigemi Inaga
Response to Shigemi Inaga’s Commentary On the Contributors
Ayako Kano

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