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"Shinobazu Pond", "Shinagawa": excerpts from my annotated translation of Hokusai's illustrated book Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto shokei ichiran), from the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester's first edition of 1800.

Reading Against Culture: Ideology and Narrative in the Japanese Novel. Cornell University Press, 1992

The Fracture of Meaning: Japan’s Synthesis of China from the Eighth through the Eighteenth Centuries. Princeton University Press, 1986

Zen Poems of the Five Mountains. Scholars Press, 1985.

“Designed for Pleasure: The Commercial Contexts of Ukiyo-e Art
.” In Jane Oliver and Julia Meech, eds., Designed for Pleasure. Asia Society of New York, March 2008, 269-289.

“Contexts of Edo Shunga.” Impressions: Journal of the Japanese Art Association of America, forthcoming, 2009.

Staging Edo: City, Architecture, Art" (under revision following publication review).

"Matsuo Bashô's Nozarashi Kikô, 1684-85" (under revision following publication review).
Complete translation and commentary of Nozarashi kikô.

"The Broader View: The Rise of the Ukiyo-e Triptych" (under revision following publication review).

Manpuku wagôjin, The Gods of All Conjugal Happiness: An Illustrated Erotic Story by Katsushika Hoksai.” Hokusai and His Age. Ed. Gian Carlo Calza and John Carpenter. (Hotei Publishers, 2004), 270-297.

Shinagawa Shinju: A Sort of Love Story." Monumenta Nipponica, 57:1 (Spring, 2002), 73-89.

"Marketing Desire: Advertising and Sexuality in the Edo Arts." Gender & Power in the Japanese Visual Field.  Ed.  Norman Bryson, et al. (University of Hawaii Press, 2003), 71-88.

"Arayuru mono e no hihyô: Mishima Yukio no Hôjô no umi"  [The Critique of Everything: Mishima Yukio’s Sea of Fertility]. Eureka 30:14 (Nov. 2000), special issue on Mishima, 146-163.

"The Revenge of the Asians: Aliens, Gangsters and Myth in Kon Satoshi’s World Apartment Horror." Japan and Global Migration: Foreign Workers and the Advent of a Multicultural Society. Ed. Michael Douglass and Glenda Roberts (Routledge Press, 1999), 153-175.

"Marketing Desire: Advertising and Sexuality in the Edo Arts." Sexuality and Edo Culture, 1750-1850 (Bloomington IA: Center for East Asian Studies, 1997). 

"Advertising and the Arts in the Edo Period." Early Modern Japan, 5:1 (April 1995), 6-8.

"Different Strokes: Literati Painting in China and Japan." Monumenta Nipponica, 49:1 (Spring 1994), 89-95.

"The Revenge of the Asians: Aliens, Gangsters and Myth in Kon Satoshi’s World Apartment Horror." Positions: East Asia Culture Critique, 1:3 (Spring 1994), 677-714.

"Modernism Minceur, or Is Japan Postmodern?" Monumenta Nipponica, 44:1 (Spring 1989), 75-98.

"The Creation and Repression of Cybernetic Man: The Fear of Technology and the Secrecy of Narrative." CLIO: Interdisciplinary Journal of Literature, History, Philosophy of History, 18:1 (Fall 1988), 1-22.

"Framing the Self: The Philosophical Dimensions of Human Nature in Natsume Soseki’s Kokoro". Monumenta Nipponica, 43:4 (Winter 1988), 417-27.

"Wang Wei in Kamakura: The Structural Poetics of Mishima Yukio’s Spring Snow." Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, 48:2 (December 1988), 383-402.

"T’ang Yin." in William Nienhauser, ed., Companion to Chinese Literature. Indiana University Press, 1986, 759-761.

"Chinese literature in Japanese Translation." in William Nienhauser, ed., Companion to Chinese Literature. Indiana University Press, 1986, 302-305.

"Action as Fitting Match to Knowledge: Language and symbol in Mishima Yukio’s Kinkakuji. Monumenta Nipponica, 40:4 (Winter 1985), 387-398.

"Gido Shushin and Nijo Yoshimoto: Wakan and Renga Theory in Fourteenth Century Japan." Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, 45:1 (June, 1985), 129-156.

"Han Yü and The Stone Cauldron Linked-verse Poem." Journal of Chinese Studies, 1:2 (June 1984), 171-202.

"Kokan Shiren and Muso Soseki: ‘Chineseness’ and ‘Japaneseness’ in thirteenth and fourteenth century Japan." Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, 7:2 (Dec. 1984), 143-168.

"Theoretical Aspects of the Relationship between Painting and Poetry in Medieval Japan." Proceedings of the Thirty-first Congress of Human Sciences in Asia and North Africa (Tokyo: Toho Gakkai, l984), Vol. 1, 591-592.

"The Informing Image: ‘China’ in Genji Monogatari." Monumenta Nipponica, 38:4 (Winter 1983), 359-375.

"Kyoshi and Kyobun." The Encyclopedia of Japan. Tokyo and New York: Kodansha International, 1983, 333- 334.

"Kyoshi: Japanese ‘Wild Poetry.’" Journal of Asian Studies, 39:3, May 1979, 499-517.

"Literature as Game in the T’ang." Sarah Allen and Alvin Cohen, eds., Legend, Lore and Religion in China. San Francisco: Chinese Materials Center, 1979, 205-224.