By Marguerite Yourcenar
Le 24 novembre 1970, Mishima prépare avec un soin minutieux sa mort. Il veut que son suicide obéisse en tous issues aux rigueurs du ceremony exigé depuis des siècles par l. a. culture de son will pay, le milieu dans lequel il a choisi de vivre religieusement, socialement, littérairement, politiquement : il s'ouvre le ventre avant de se faire décapiter par l. a. major d'un ami. Mort à l. a. fois negative et exemplaire parce qu'elle est en quelque sorte le moyen de rejoindre en profondeur le vide métaphysique dont le romancier-poète japonais subit l. a. fascination depuis sa jeunesse. Marguerite Yourcenar met toute l'acuité de son intelligence au provider d'une telle aventure humaine dont elle pressent à los angeles fois los angeles proximité et l'étrangeté. Ainsi, dans un modèle d'étude critique, un grand écrivain d'Occident démonte les mécanismes de los angeles psychologie d'un grand écrivain d'Orient, mettant au jour les goals, les triomphes, les faiblesses, les désastres intérieurs et finalement le braveness.
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Conrad (auth.)
1. Teil: Das methodische Vorgehen.- 1.1 Indizes zur Messung von Produktivitätslücken und Entwicklungen.- 1.2 Das Datenmaterial.- 1.3 Kaufkraftparitäten für die internationale Vergleichbarkeit.- 2. Teil: Empirische Ergebnisse.- 2.1 Die Entwicklung im Überblick.- 2.2 Die Entwicklung im Detail.- three. Teil: Ökonometrische Ursachenanalyse.- 3.1 Einleitung.- 3.2 Das ökonometrische Modell.- 3.3 Interpretation der Schätzergebnisse.- 3.3.1 Zur Interpretation der Parameter.- 3.3.2 Die Regression der Lohnquote.- 3.3.3 Die Regression der Vorleistungsquote.- 3.3.4 Die Regression der Kapitalkostenquote.- 3.3.5 Die Regression des technischen Fortschritts.- 3.3.6 Die Regression der Produktivitätslücke Bundesrepublik — Japan.- 3.3.7 Die Regression der Produktivitätslücke Bundesrepublik — USA.- 3.3.8 Die Regression der Produktivitätslücke united states — Japan.- four. Zusammenfassung und Schlußfolgerung.
By Yanagita Kunio, Sasaki Kizen
Author note: gathered via Yanagita Kunio and Sasaki Kizen
Boldly illustrated and beautifully translated, Folk Legends from Tono captures the spirit of eastern peasant tradition present process quick transformation into the fashionable period. this can be the 1st time those 299 stories were released in English. Morse's insightful interpretation of the stories, his wealthy cultural annotations, and the evocative unique illustrations make this ebook unforgettable.
In 2008, a better half quantity of 118 stories used to be released by means of Rowman & Littlefield because the The Legends of Tono. Taken jointly, those books have an analogous content material (417 stories) because the eastern language e-book Tono monogatari.
Reminiscent of eastern woodblocks, the ink illustrations commissioned for the folks Legends from Tono, replicate the imagery that jap villagers estimated as they listened to a storyteller recite the tales.The tales seize the extreme studies of actual humans in a unique people group. The stories learn like fiction yet contact the middle of human emotion and social psychology. hence, the reader is taken on a mystical travel throughout the psychic panorama of the japanese "spirit world" that was once part of its oral people culture for centuries.
All of this is often made attainable by means of the translator's insightful interpretation of the stories, his delicate cultural annotations, and the visible allure of the book's illustrations. the forged of characters is wealthy and sundry, as we stumble upon yokai monsters, shape-shifting foxes, witches, grave robbers, ghosts, heavenly princesses, roaming monks, shamans, quasi-human mountain spirits, murderers, and masses extra.
By Shusaku Endo
A visit to India turns into a trip of discovery for a bunch of jap travelers taking part in out their "individual dramas of the soul." Isobe searches for his reincarnated spouse, whereas Kiguchi relives the wartime horror that finally stored his existence. Alienated by means of center age, Mitsuko follows Otsu, a failed priest, to the holy urban of Varanas, hoping that the murky Ganges holds the key to the "difference among being alive and really living." searching for absolutes, every one personality confronts as a substitute the ethical ambiguity of India's complicated tradition, within which sturdy and evil are obvious as a complete as detached to contrast because the Ganges River, which washes the residing and transports the useless. This novel is an engaging examine of cultural truths printed via a wealthy and sundry forged. Endo, one in all Japan's best writers, (The ultimate Martyrs, LJ 9/1/94) skillfully depicts the small info of lifestyles, making an investment them with common importance. hugely prompt.
By Nanette Gottlieb
Japan is rightly considered as the most technologically complex nations on the planet, but the advance and deployment of web know-how in Japan has taken a special trajectory in comparison with Western international locations. this is often the 1st booklet to examine the categorical dynamics of eastern net use.
It examines the an important questions:
• how the japanese are utilizing the net: from the superiority of entry through transportable units, to the style tradition of cellular phones
• how Japan's "cute tradition" has colonized cyberspace
• the function of the net in several musical subcultures
• how varied men's and women's teams have embraced expertise to focus on difficulties of harassment and bullying
• the social, cultural and political affects of the net on eastern society
• how marginalized teams in jap society - homosexual males, these dwelling with AIDS, participants of latest non secular teams and Japan's hereditary sub-caste, the Burakumin - are difficult the mainstream through the use of the Internet.
Examined from a number of interdisciplinary views, utilizing a huge diversity of case-studies, this is often a thrilling and surely state-of-the-art e-book which breaks new flooring in eastern reviews and should be of worth to a person attracted to eastern tradition, the net and cyberculture.
By Haruki Murakami
“Murakami is sort of a magician who explains what he’s doing as he plays the trick and nonetheless makes you think he has supernatural powers . . . yet whereas someone can inform a narrative that resembles a dream, it's the infrequent artist, like this one, who could make us believe that we're dreaming it ourselves.” —The long island occasions ebook Review
The yr is 1984 and the town is Tokyo.
A younger lady named Aomame follows a taxi driver’s enigmatic advice and starts off to note confusing discrepancies on the planet round her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel life, which she calls 1Q84 —“Q is for ‘question mark.’ an international that bears a question.” in the meantime, an aspiring author named Tengo takes on a suspect ghostwriting undertaking. He turns into so wrapped up with the paintings and its strange writer that, quickly, his formerly placid lifestyles starts to return unraveled.
As Aomame’s and Tengo’s narratives converge over the process this unmarried 12 months, we research of the profound and tangled connections that bind them ever nearer: a gorgeous, dyslexic teenage lady with a distinct imaginative and prescient; a mysterious spiritual cult that instigated a shoot-out with the metropolitan police; a reclusive, prosperous dowager who runs a preserve for abused ladies; a hideously gruesome inner most investigator; a mild-mannered but ruthlessly effective bodyguard; and a chiefly insistent television-fee collector.
A love tale, a secret, a fable, a singular of self-discovery, a dystopia to rival George Orwell’s—1Q84 is Haruki Murakami’s such a lot formidable project but: an fast most sensible vendor in his local Japan, and an incredible feat of mind's eye from considered one of our such a lot respected modern writers.
By William R. Nester
An research of ways Tokyo entangles strategic nations and areas in an built-in out of the country political financial internet, producing huge, immense wealth and tool for Japan.
By Katja Gawlik
Die Nutzung weltweiter Beschaffungsmärkte stellt nicht nur Einkäufer, sondern auch Lieferanten vor immer komplexere Herausforderungen. Dies gilt vor allem, wenn die Verhandlungspartner aus sehr unterschiedlichen Kulturräumen kommen.
Auf der foundation empirisch gewonnener Erkenntnisse im Anlagengeschäft, insbesondere in der chemisch-pharmazeutischen Industrie, zeigt Katja Gawlik kulturspezifische Besonderheiten im Verhandlungsverhalten chinesischer, japanischer und deutscher Geschäftspartner auf. Es wird deutlich, dass die größten Unterschiede hinsichtlich Verhandlungsdauer, Kontaktanbahnung, Beziehungsaufbau, Kommunikations- und Informationsverhalten und nachvertraglicher Beziehungspflege bestehen. Die Autorin leitet praktisch-normative Handlungsempfehlungen ab, mit deren Hilfe Akzeptanz- und Verständnisprobleme bei interkulturellen Verhandlungen mit chinesischen und japanischen Partnern vermieden und Kommunikationsbarrieren präventiv abgebaut werden können.
By Junichiro Tanizaki
The wedding of Kaname and Misako is disintegrating: while looking ardour and fulfilment within the palms of others, they think about the humiliation of divorce. Misako's father believes their courting has been broken through the effect of a brand new and alien tradition, and so makes an attempt to heal the breach by means of instructing his son-in-law within the time-honoured eastern traditions of aesthetic and sensual excitement. the result's an soaking up, chilling clash among old and sleek, old and young.
By Minoru Sawai
The major concentration of this edited quantity is an exam of dynamic relationships between Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and the northeastern sector of China, and the commercial improvement of every region in East Asia from the 1910s to the top of global conflict II. the improvement of international alternate in East Asia, the family among industrialization and intake in Korea, the transactions in fertilizers and the improvement of small-scale industries in Taiwan are accurately tested. at this time, East Asia is a huge fiscal middle of the realm. it's important to appear heavily not just at either side of the “exploitation or improvement lower than colonization” paradigm but additionally on the prewar elements that spurred East Asian fiscal development within the postwar a long time. A noteworthy attribute of the japanese colonial empire was once the shut monetary and geographic relatives between Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and the northeastern zone of China. monetary integration in the empire bolstered significantly within the interwar years and remained excessive even through the battle in comparison to that during ecu international locations and their colonies. What was once the irreversible swap in every one colonial economic system via pressured incorporation into the japanese empire? What was once the effect on financial topics similar to retailers, brands, managers, and employees throughout the colonial regime? This e-book presents readers with large views which are fundamental provided that the standards mentioned herein are the historic origins of present issues.