Selected publications


Publications by Mark Jewel

The following publications may be viewed or downloaded in PDF format directly from this site:

  • "Night and Day in Kōya hijiri." The Journal of Human and Cultural Sciences [Musashi University], vol. 18, no. 2, 1987, pp. 39-59. [Download]
  • "The Early Kyōka: Ethics and Aesthetics." Journal of Liberal Arts [Waseda University], no. 86, 1989, pp. 121-37. [Download]
  • "Desire, Self-denial, and Dramatic Structure in Izumi Kyōka’s Yukari no onna." Journal of Liberal Arts [Waseda University], no. 100, 1996, pp. 279-314. [Download]
  • "Japanese Gothic?: Genre and Translation in Izumi Kyōka." The JASEC Bulletin, vol. 7, no. 1, 1998, pp. 1-8. [Download]
  • "The Beat of Different Drummers: English Translations of Hokku from Matsuo Bashō’s Oku no hosomichi." The JASEC Bulletin, vol. 10, no. 1, 2001, pp. 1-15. Republished (with an appendix) by the online World Haiku Journal, vol. 2, no. 2, 2002. The scanned original may be downloaded here; a complete online version may also be viewed on the present site.
  • "Risks and Rewards: Reading Nihonbashi as a Gothic Novel." Annales de Littérature Comparée [Waseda University], no. 39, 2003, pp. 1-23. [Download]

Please download the following publications from the Waseda University Repository:

  • "The First Primary School Songbook of 1881: A Study and Translation (1)." Journal of Liberal Arts [Waseda University], no. 143, 2017, pp. 73-94. [Download]
  • "The First Primary School Songbook of 1881: A Study and Translation (2)." Journal of Liberal Arts [Waseda University], no. 144, 2018, pp. 47-89. [Download]
  • “Loose Ends and Gordian Knots: Luther Whiting Mason’s Voyages to and from Japan.” Journal of Liberal Arts, no. 147/148, 2020, pp. 29-48. [Link coming]

Check in a library (or elsewhere online) for the following publications, which are not available directly from this site:

  • "Nemureru bijo ni okeru keishikiteki kanseibi ni tsuite." Sekai no naka no Kawabata bungaku, Ōfū, 1999, pp. 443-61. In Japanese.
  • "Modern Haiku: A Second-Class Art." A translation (with introduction) of "Dai-ni geijutsu: gendai haiku ni tsuite" by Kuwabara Takeo. Simply Haiku, vol 4. no. 1, Spring 2006. Not available on because permission was received for archiving only on the publication site.
  • "Izumi Kyōka no Nihonbashi." Nihonbashi topogurafi jiten, Taru Shuppan, 2007, pp. 465-85. In Japanese.