Table of Contents:
  • Special address : without beginning, without end /
  • Oba Minako
  • The Tosa Diary : in the interstices of gender and criticism /
  • Lynne K. Miyake
  • Origins of the concept of "Women's Literature" /
  • Joan E. Ericson
  • Body in contemporary Japanese women's fiction /
  • Sharalyn Orbaugh
  • Translation and reproduction in Enchi Fumiko's " A Bond for two lifetimes - Gleanings" /
  • Doris G. Bargen
  • Quest for jouissance in Takahashi Takako's texts /
  • Maryellen Toman Mori
  • In pursuit of the Yamamba : the question of female resistance /
  • Meera Viswanathan
  • Hayashi Kyoko and the gender of ground zero /
  • John Whittier Treat
  • Becoming or (un)becoming : the female destiny reconsidered in Oba Minako's narratives /
  • Michiko Niikuni Wilson
  • In search of a lost paradise : the wandering woman in Hayashi Fumiko's Drifting Clouds /
  • Noriko Mizuta
  • Text Versus Commentary : struggles over the cultural meanings of "Woman" /
  • Chieko M. Ariga
  • Connaissance delicieuse, or the Science of jealousy : Tsushima Yuko's "The chrysanthemum Beetle" /
  • Livia Monnet
  • Power and Gender in the Narratives of Yamada Eimi /
  • Nina Cornyetz.