The Dickens Fellowship: Japan Branch

The Japan Branch Bulletin

ISSN 1346-0579

#32 (2009) #31 (2008) #30 (2007) #29 (2006) #28 (2005)
#27 (2004) #26 (2003) #25 (2002) #24 (2001) #23 (2000)
#22 (1999) #21 (1998) #20 (1997) #19 (1996) #18 (1995)




No. 30 (2007) (PDF, 4,004KB)

  • Editorial
    • Towards the Bicentenary of Dickens's Birth (Eiichi Hara)
  • Article
    • The Evangelical Aspect of The Pickwick Papers (Yoshida Kazuho)
    • Sleep in Oliver Twist (Tomoya Watanabe)
    • Historicity of the French Revolution Novels: A Tale of Two Cities and La Vandée (Aya Yatsugi)
  • Reviews
    • Wandering Girl Nell, based on Dickens, dir. by Keinosuke Tsuchiya (Yuji Miyamaru)
    • Elizabeth James, Charles Dickens, trans. Hiroko Takahashi (Yumiko Hirono)
    • Malcolm Andrews, Charles Dickens and His Performing Selves: Dickens and the Public Readings (Yasuhiko Matsumoto)
    • Osamu Imahayashi, Charles Dickens and Literary Dialect (Masahiro Hori)
    • Jane H. Berard, Dickens and Landscape Discourse (Atsuko Miyake)
    • Takanobu Tanaka, The Transition of Dickensfs View of Gender: Conflict between the Centre and the Margin (Takashi Nakamura)
    • G. M. Young, Victorian England: Portrait of an Age, trans. Masaie Matsumura and Kenji Muraoka (Taichi Usami)
    • Koji Kawamoto, and Masaie Matsumura, eds., Victorian Britain and East Asia (Kumie Inose)
  • Fellowship's Miscellany
    • Editing The Reader's Encyclopedia of Charles Dickens (Takao Saijo)
    • The CD's CD-ROM Was Not Built in a Day (Mitsuharu Matsuoka)
    • To the Memory of my Dear Two Professors: Shigekiyo Kawahara and Sylvére Monody (Takashi Terauchi)
    • Dickens Glossary (Hideaki Shimizu)
    • Bullying in the Works of Dickens (Mitsuharu Matsuoka)
  • News and Reports
    • The 101st International Dickens Fellowship Conference in Philadelphia (Takao Saijo)
    • Annual General Meeting of the Japan Branch 2006
    • The Japan Branch Spring Conference 2007
    • Special Guest Articles
      • Dickens and Gadfs Hill Place (Takashi Terauchi)
      • Dickens and Amateur Theatricals: Their Effect on his Novel Writing (Takao Saijo)
      • Characterization as a Result of the Use of Shorthand in Dickens's Writing (Yasuhiko Matsumoto)
      • Dickens and Charity: An Evaluation of Urania Cottage (YAkiko Takei)
    • Agreements, Japan Branch of the Dickens Fellowship
    • In Memoriam
      • Professor Philip Collins (Takao Saijo)
      • Doctor Toshikatsu Murayama (Yuji Miyamaru)
    • Publications by Members of the Japan Branch, 2006?2007
    • Index of the Bulletin, No. 1 (1978) ? No. 30 (2007)
    
    
    

No. 29 (2006) (PDF, 4,305KB)

  • Editorial
    • Queen Mab's Chariot over the Wasteland (Eiichi Hara)
    • Passing the Torch to our New President (Takao Saijo)
  • Article
    • The State in Barnaby Rudge (Akihiro Fujii)
  • Reviews
    • Dickens, American Notes, trans. by Ito, Shimogasa, and Kumamoto (Hideo Kawasumi)
    • Oliver Twist, based on Dickens, directed by Roman Polanski (Matsuhito Sowa)
    • Allan Conrad Christensen, Nineenth-Century Narratives of Contagion: Our Feverish Contact (Jenny Holt)
    • Koji Oi, America Seen by Travelers: Cobbett, Cooper, Dickens (Hideo Kawasumi)
    • Megumi Arai, Why Is Mary Poppins So Cross: The British Class System Seen in Novels and Films (Akiko Kimura)
  • Fellowship's Miscellany
    • Aspects of Suicide in the Works of Dickens (Mitsuharu Matsuoka)
    • A Letter from Oxford (Keiko Kawamura)
    • Living and Studying in Canterbury (Yasuhiko Matsumoto)
  • News and Reports
    • The 100th Annual Conference of the Dickens Fellowship at Amsterdam (Eiichi Hara)
    • Dickensians in Holland (Kiiko Nagaoka)
  • Annual General Meeting of the Japan Branch 2005
  • The Japan Branch Spring Conference 2006
  • Special Guest Articles
    • The Carriage that Goes Over on the Left Side: Dickens and Cerebrovascular Accident (Ryota Kanayama)
    • Was Dickens Reconciled with Catherine? (Takashi Terauchi)
    • Dickens and 'the Moving Age' (Tony Williams)
  • Agreements, Japan Branch of the Dickens Fellowship
  • Publications by Members of the Japan Branch


No. 28 (2005) (PDF, 3,219KB)

  • Editorial Towards Oneness with Overseas Branches (Takao Saijo)
  • Articles
    • Change and Changelessness in Barnaby Rudge: Dickens as a Historical Novelist (Aya Yatsugi)
    • Sissy's Role in Hard Times (Akiko Nakajima)
  • Reviews
    • Masatoshi Ogino, Interpreting the History: The Idea and Culture of the Victorians (Fumie Tamai)
    • Yoko Tanabe, trans., Little Dorrit (Kiyotaka Kai)
    • Hirosato Ito, trans., The Cricket on the Hearth (Taichi Usami)
    • Hiroko Ishizuka, The Mediterranean Sea in the Eyes of Victorian People (Hiroyuki Ide)
    • Michael Slater, An Intelligent Person's Guide to Dickens, trans. by Toru Sasaki (Yasuhiok Matsumoto)
  • Fellowship's Miscellany
    • Watching Silent Films of Dickens (Toru Sasaki)
    • Dickens's Last Words: "Yes??on the Ground" (Takashi Terauchi)
    • Emlyn Williams as Dickens (Yoshio Arai)
  • News and Reports
    • The 99th Dickens Fellowship International Conference at Canterbury (Takao Saijo)
    • On the 99the Dickens Fellowship International Conference at Canterbury (Yoshio Arai)
    • Lecture and Reading in Philadelphia and New York (Yoshio Arai)
    • The Silver Jubilee of the Dickens Project (Tomoko Kanda)
  • Annual General Meeting of the Japan Branch 2004
  • The Japan Branch Spring Conference 2005
  • Special Guest Articles
    • The Eagle and the Dove: Dickens and Mrs Gaskell, and the Publishing Culture of the Mid-Nineteenth Century (Alan Shelston)
    • London's Modernization Viewed from Bridges(Atsushi Katagi)
    • Dickens and Australia(Alan Dilnot)
  • Agreements, Japan Branch of the Dickens Fellowship
  • Publications by Members of the Japan Branch
  • List of Members


No. 27 (2004) (PDF, 1,399KB)

  • Editorial Dickens and Australia (Takao Saijo)
  • Articles
    • Science, or Popular Imagination: Mr. Pickwick's Folklore (Takashi Kozawa)
    • A Study of A Tale of Two Cities: The Light and Shadow of an Angel (Takanobu Tanaka)
  • Reviews
    • Yoko Tanabe, trans., Barnaby Rudge (Akio Shinoda)
    • Keisuke Fujioka, trans., Sketches by Boz: The Short Stories (Ryota Kanayama)
    • Kensuke Ueki, A Study of Charles Dickens as a Journalist and Novelist (Takao Saijo)
    • Mitsuharu Matsuoka, ed., The World of Gissing: In the Year of the Centenary (Akemi Yoshida)
    • Shigeru Koike, A Dictionary of English Culture (Keiji Kanameda)
    • Masahiro Hori, Investigating Dickens' Style: A Collocational Analysis (Keiji Kanameda)
    • Shigeru Koike, A Dictionary of English Culture (Osamu Imabayashi)
  • Fellowship's Miscellany
    • The Mystery of Charles Dickens (Hideo Kawasumi)
    • Dickens and 'Excelsior': A Supplement (Takashi Terauchi)
    • Women and Marriage (Mayumi Yamamoto)
    • A Hyper-Concordance to the Works of Dickens (Mitsuharu Matsuoka)
  • News and Reports
    • The 98th Dickens Fellowship International Conference (Takao Saijo)
  • Annual General Meeting of the Japan Branch 2003
  • The Japan Branch Spring Conference 2004
  • Special Guest Articles
    • Dickens and Shakespeare (Paul Schlicke)
    • The Martyr in Dickens (Adrian Poole)
    • 'This fiction of an occupation': Mr Boffin's Encounter with Blight (Peter Robinson)
    • Dickens and fin de siêcle (Masaie Matsumura)
  • Special Feature: A Search for Dickens' Imaginative Sources
    • Introduction (Toyoko Matsumura)
    • Barnaby Rudge and the Romance of the Apprentice (Eiichi Hara)
    • A Detective with No Appetite in Martin Chuzzlewit (Hideo Kajiyama)
    • Who Could Save Mr. Dombey?: A Rereading of Dombey and Son (Toyoko Matsumura)
  • Agreements, Japan Branch of the Dickens Fellowship
  • Publications by Members of the Japan Branch


No. 26 (2003) (PDF, 4,149KB)

  • Editorial Great Expectations and ’1 Notes (Takao Saijo)
  • Articles
    • 'Excelsior': A Motto Connecting Dickens and Longfellow (Takashi Terauchi)
    • Dickens's Readers and the Reader Howitt: A Dispute over The Haunted House (Susumu Onodesra)
    • Pip and Two Men (Mayuko Okuda)
    • Dickens, Collins, and Mental Science: Aspects of Consciousness in Our Mutual Friend and Armadale (Sakiko Nonomura)
    • The Mystery of Edwin Drood and The Moonstone: Race and Empire Represented by Dickens and Collins (Kazuko Miyagawa)
  • Reviews
    • Masaie Matsumura, The Light and Shadow of Nineteenth-Century London: From the Regency to the Age of Dickens (Eiichi Hara)
    • Hiroko Ishizuka, trans., David Copperfield (Toyoko Matsumura)
    • Yoko Tanabe, trans., The Pickwick Papers (Sozo Umemiya)
    • Tadao Yamamoto, Growth and System of the Language of Dickens: An Introduction to A Dickens Lexicon (Masahiro Hori)
    • Tsutomu Yamazaki, The Heart of Dickens (Kiiko Nagaoka)
  • Fellowship's Miscellany
    • Worcester's Dictionary and Dickens (Takashi Terauchi)
    • A Letter from Aberdeen, North Britain (2) (Akiko Takei)
    • Site Search and Concordance (Mitsuharu Matsuoka)
  • Annual General Meeting of the Japan Branch 2002
  • The Japan Branch Spring Conference 2003
  • Special Feature: Dickens Criticism after 1980
    • Introduction (Toshikatsu Murayama)
    • Dickens and New Historicism (Toshikatsu Murayama)
    • Dickens and Postcolonial Theory (Fumie Tamai)
    • Alexander Welshfs Dickens Criticism (Midori Niino)
  • Agreements, Japan Branch of the Dickens Fellowship
  • Publications by Members of the Japan Branch


No. 25 (2002) (PDF, 4,673 KB)

  • Editorial Novel-Writing and Amateur Theatricals (Takao Saijo)
  • Articles
    • The Old Curiosity Shop and The Gambler:The Fall of the Gambler (Yoko Oikawa)
    • Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities and Trollope's La Vendée (Kuichi Saito)
    • A New Heroine: Estella's Story in Great Expectations (Saori Takahashi)
    • Miss Havisham and Victorian Psychiatry (Akiko Takei)
    • Great Expectations: Democracy and the Problem of Social Inclusion (Fumie Tamai)
    • The Wise Fool, Joe: Pip Begging Joe's Forgiveness (Masayo Hasegawa)
    • Mr Podsnap and the Watery Empire: A View of Our Mutual Friend from The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Akihiro Fujii)
  • Reviews
    • Midori Niino, The Labyrinth of the Novel: Reading Dickens's Later Novels (Takashi Nakamura)
    • Toru Sasaki, ed., The Best of Wilkie Collins (Hideo Kajiyama)
    • Takao Saijo, ed., Victorian Novel and Crime (Toshikatsu Murayama)
    • Mitsuharu Matsuoka, ed. and trans., Selected Short Stories of Mrs Gaskell (Miyuki Amano)
    • Hiroyuki Tanita, Labyrinth in the Far North: Expeditions to the Arctic and Victorian Culture (Midori Niino)
  • Special Article
    • Slimming or Slumming?: Dickens and the Shift from Monthly to Weekly Serialization (Graham Law)
  • Fellowship's Miscellany
    • A Canterbury Tale: Dickens, Postcolonial, and France (Sari Nishigaki)
    • An Article on Dickens and the Victorian Railway Signaling System (Shigeru Koike)
    • News and Reports
      • The Centenary Conference at London (Takao Saijo)
      • Images from the London Conference 2002
      • A Man for All Media: The Popularity of Dickens (1902-2002) (Toru Sasaki)
      • Special Lecture by Professor Malcolm Andrews at Nihon University (Tomoko Kanda)
  • Annual General Meeting of the Japan Branch 2001
  • The Japan Branch Spring Conference 2002
  • Special Feature: A History of Modern Dickens Criticism: from Gissing to Marcus
    • Introduction (Takao Saijo)
    • On George Gissing (Shigeru Koike)
    • On G. K. Chesterton (Toru Sasaki)
    • On George Orwell and Before (Masaie Matsumura)
    • On Humphry House and Dickens (Shiro Yamamoto)
    • A Cultural Reading of J. Hillis Miller's Dickens Criticism (Eiichi Hara)
    • The Literary Criticism on the Works of Dickens by Steven Marcus (Kensuke Ueki)
  • Agreements, Japan Branch of the Dickens Fellowship
  • Publications by Members of the Japan Branch


No. 24 (2001) (PDF, 4,992 KB)

  • Editorial "March of Progress" in Japan (Takao Saijo)
  • Articles
    • Agnes and Nineteenth-Century Ideas of Womanhood (Saori Takahashi)
    • Mr Merdle and Mr Melmotte (Kuichi Saito)
    • A Man Called Carton (Masayo Hasegawa)
    • "Gloomy Men": On the Process of Creating Victorian Masculinity in Our Mutual Friend (Sari Nishigaki)
    • Who Cares Who Killed Edwin Drood?: A Speculative Reading of The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Hideo Kajiyama)
  • Review
    • Masaie Matsumura, A Tale of the Crystal Palace (Hiroshi Fujita)
  • Special Article
    • "Delightful, Splendid, and Surprising": The Theatre Dickens Knew (Paul Schlicke)
  • Fellowship's Miscellany
    • Notes on American Notes (Hideo Kawasumi)
    • My Days in Dickens Land (Yuji Miyamaru)
    • Tidings from the North: A Letter from Aberdeen, Scotland (Akiko Takei)
    • News and Reports
      • My Third Experience in the Dickens Universe (Aya Yatsugi)
      • Dickens Fest in Honour of Michael Slater (Toru Sasaki)
      • Gerald Dickens and Simon Callow: Readings and One-Man Performacne (Shinji Sato)
      • Mitsu Matsuoka Hits the Headlines? (Eiichi Hara)
      • The 95th Dickens Fellowship Annual General Conference (Yoshio Arai)
  • Annual General Meeting of the Japan Branch 2000
    • Paper: Moderator Midori Niino
      • Dickens's Editorial Policy in Household Words: Representations of the Preston Strike in "On Strike," "Locked Out," and Hard Times as Compared with Other Contemporary Articles (Tomoko Kanda)
    • Special Feature: "Dickens and the Empire"
      • Introduction (Takanobu Tanaka)
      • Why Does Dickens Make Florence's Travel to China a Parable of Domestic Happiness? (Toyoko Matsumura)
      • London and the Empire in Bleak House (Keiji Kanameda)
      • "The Thorn of Anxiety": The Mystery of Edwin Drood and the Empire (Takanobu Tanaka)
  • The Japan Branch Spring Conference 2001
    • Symposium, "Dickens and Hogarth"
      • Summary (Ken Aoki)
      • Crime and Poverty as Spectacle in Oliver Twist (Takashi Nakamura)
      • Artistry in Dickens and Hogarth (Yasuhiko Matsumoto)
    • Lecture by Professor Yoshio Arai: Narrative Technique in Dickens Novels: A Relation between his Literary Styles and Vocal Expressions
  • Obituaries
  • Agreements, Japan Branch of the Dickens Fellowship
  • Publications by Members of the Japan Branch


No. 23 (2000) (PDF, 1,545 KB)

  • Editorial Marking Our Thirtieth Anniversary (Takao Saijo)
  • Articles
    • Charles Dickens and May 7 (Tsutomu Yamazaki)
    • Esther Summerson's Disease and Good Will (Aya Yatsugi)
    • Can Pip Be the Hero of His Own Life? (Yasuhiko Matsumoto)
    • Our Mutual Friend and The Idiot: The Stories of Passionate Love (Yoko Oikawa)
    • The Mystery of Edwin Drood Viewed from Streets (Akihiro Fujii)
  • Reviews
  • Fellowship's Miscellany
    • The Invisible Hand of God, Part 2: An Economist's Excursion into Literature (Masahiko Nasu)
    • A Summer in London (Ken Aoki)
    • Grotesque Women in Dickens (Mayumi Yamamoto)
    • News and Reports
      • The 2000 Dickens Conference at Rochester (Hidetoshi Kimura and Yuji Miyamaru)
  • Annual General Meeting of the Japan Branch 1999
    • Paper: Moderator Eiichi Hara
      • The Melodramatic Self-Expression in Nicholas Nickleby (Kiyotaka Kai)
    • Lecture by Professor Michael Slater: "The Artistry of Our Mutual Friend" followed by readings from Our Mutual Friend
    • [Summery] Matsuto Sowa
  • The Japan Branch Spring Conference 2000
    • Papers:
      1. Moderator Mitsuharu Matsuoka
        • Dickens and Dostoevsky: Murders for Love in Our Mutual Friend (Yoko Oikawa)
      2. Moderator Keiji Kanameda
        • Who Cares Who Killed Edwin Drood?: A Speculative Reading of The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Hideo Kajiyama)
      3. Moderator Toshikatsu Murayama
        • Symbolic Aspects of Esther Summerson's Disease (Aya Yatsugi)
    • Lecture by Dr. Paul Schlicke: "The Theatre Dickens Knew" followed by readings
    • [Summary] Kensuke Ueki
  • Obituaries
  • Agreements, Japan Branch of the Dickens Fellowship

No. 22 (1999) (PDF, 851 KB)

  • Takao Saijo, "The Multi-dimentional Dickens"
  • Shigeru Koike, "On Resigning the Secretaryship"
  • Takashi Nakamura, "Contagious Illness as Metaphor in Bleok House"
  • Hiden Kawasumi, "The Military Man in Dickens"
  • Hirosato Ito, "Visiting the Dickens Festival"
  • Hidetoshi Kimura, "The 93rd Dickens Fellowship International Conference"
  • AGM, 1998
    • Reading Research Paper (Moderator: Masatoshi Ogino)
      • "Amy Dorrit and Dostoevsky's Sonya" by Risa Kotera
    • Lecture (Moderator: Toru Sasaki)
      • Professor Andrew Sanders (University of London)
          "Dickens and Class"
  • Spring Conference, 1999
    • Reading Research Papers (Moderator: Masaynki Toga)
      • "The Composition of Reversal: Disease and Healing in Great Expectations" by Sari Nishigaki (Kwansei Gakuin University)
      • "Can Pip Be the Hero of His Own Life? A Psychotherapeutic Analysis" by Yasuhiko Matsumoto (Tokyo University of Science)
    • Symposium: "Dickens in the Eyes of the Later Novelists" (Moderator: Masatoshi Ogino)
      • Kuichi Saito, "Trollope and Dickens"
      • Miyuki Amano, "George Eliot's Rewriting of Bleak House in Felix Holt"
      • Shigen Kimura, "Dickens and Conrad: Household and Empire"
  • Mitsuharu Matsuoka, "An Invitation to Uploading Scholarly Articles on the Web"

No. 21 (1998)

  • Mitsuharu Matsuoka, "The Internet and Dickens Studies"
  • Taichi Usami, "Hardy and Dickens"
  • AGM, 1997
    • Reading Research Papers (Moderator: Harunori Hisada)
      • "Involvement in Little Dorrit and Liberation of Little Dorrit" by Akira Ono (Shinshu University)
    • Lecture (Moderator: Kensuku Ueki)
      • Professor Malcolm Andrews (University of Kent)
          "Charles Dickens and his Performing Selves"
  • Spring Conference, 1998
    • Reading Research Papers (Moderator: Ken Aoki)
      • "Irregular Physiques -- Two Cases of Pickwick Syndrome" by Yuji Miyamaru (Keio University)
      • "Confusion of Identities in Our Mutual Friend with Special Reference to Imperialism, Class, and Gender" by Akiko Takei (Shukutoku University)
    • Symposium: "Dickens and Madness" (Moderator: Eiichi Hara)
      • Susumu Onodera, "Madness and Grotesque: from the Viewpoint of Frenzy and Idiocy in Barnaby Rudge"
      • Ryota Kanayama, "What does Mr Dick's Madness Reveal?"
      • Mitsuharu Matsuoka, "Imprisonment/Crowd/Memory/Love"

No. 20 (1997)

  • Hirosato Ito, "A Gift from Wordsworth"
  • Eiichi Hara, "On Jiro Hazama's Japanese Translation of OMF"
  • Taichi Usami, "A Christmas Carol and Nakajima Kato"
  • Aya Yatsugi, "An Experience in Dickens Universe"
  • Hideo Kawasumi, "Dickens and America -- A Key to Dickens' Literature"
  • Midori Niino, "Time, Text, Subjectivity: "Reading" in Bleak House"
  • Matsuto Sowa, "Why are Dickens's Works translated onto the Screen? Cinematic properties of Dickens's fiction"
  • Yumiko Hirono, "The Child's Point of View in Dickens's Narrative: A Study of Great Expectations"
  • Kiiko Nagaoka, "From Dissolution to Restoration: A Family Myth in Little Dorrit"
  • Symposium - Dickens and Prison
    • Masaie Matsumura, "Horsemonger Lane Gaol"
    • Takao Saijo, "On the Newgate Prison"
    • Harunori Hisada, "On the Marshalsea Prison"

No. 19 (1996)

  • Fumio Hojo, "The 90th Dickens Fellowship International Conference"
  • Jiro Hazama, "On/around Yoko Tanabe's First Japanese Translation of OMF"
  • Shinji Sato, "Dickens's "Brave New World" -- A Study of "Doctor Marigold": The Public Reading Version"
  • Kensuke Ueki, "Dickens and The Daily News with Special Reference to Railway Policy, Corn Laws Repeal and The Times""
  • Yasuki Kihara, "Prison-like Spaces in David Copperfield"
  • Toru Sasaki, ""The Next Evening"?: Discrepancies in the Denouement of Martin Chuzzlewit"
  • Prof. Paul Snowden, "Dickens and Drink"

No. 18 (1995)

  • Toru Sasaki, "Professor Michael Slater in Japan"
  • Mitsuharu Matsuoka, "Dickens on the Internet"
  • Toshikatu Murayama, "Quackery in Martin Chuzzlewit"
  • Yoshio Imai, "Nicolas Ballin and his Pickwick Club in South Russia, 1856-60"
  • Koji Sakimura, "Class Structure and Occupation in Great Expectations: Concepts of Loop and Strata"
  • Yoko Tanabe, ""Mutuality" in Our Mutual Friend"
  • Prof. Michael Slater, "Creative Anger, Creative Writer: Dickens the Journalist and Dickens the Novelist"

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