NO.10 OCTOBER 2000
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‘PICTURE BOOK WORLD’ HELD IN OSAKA AS A CHILDREN’S READING YEAR EVENT
MAJOUR EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER, 1999〜AUGUST, 2000
At the Institute:
EXHIBITIONS AT THE INSTITUTE
ACTIVITIES OF THE FELLOWS 1998―1999
These are activities of the fellows who came to the Institute to participate in “The Foreign Researchers Fellowship Program”.
PENG, YI, China, Section B
Ａ：Oct. '99 - Dec. '99. Ｂ： editor of Shanghai Youth Publications. Ｃ：The Study of Fantasy in Japanese Children’s Literature Ｄ： to be included in "Fellowship Program Researchers' Report 2000 Ｅ：1. took part in storytelling sessions at IICLO's Children's Reading Room 2. Gave lectures on “Fresh Winds in Chinese Children’s Literature: Modern Chinese Literature, the Trends in Fantasy”.
PARK SUK KYOUNG, Korea, Section A
Ａ：Sep. '99 - Aug. '00. Ｃ：The Influence of Japan on Korean Children’s Literature. Ｄ： to be included in "Fellowship Program Researchers' Report 2000 Ｅ：1. took part in storytelling sessions at IICLO's Children's Reading Room 2. Reported on “Between Revival and Crisis: Recent Trends in Korean Children’s Literature” at the Regular Meeting of the Japan Children’s Literature Society, Kansai area.
Guest Researchers from September 2000 - August 2001
PUBLICATIONS BY IICLO
"IICLO Bulletin vol.15"
"Fellowship Program Researchers' Report 1999"
A LIST OF RESEARCH AND REVIEWS RELATED TO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE IN 1998〜1999
Children's Literature: General
JBBY. OVERSEAS EDITIONS OF JAPANESE CHILDREN'S BOOKS. JBBY. 256p. \8,900 A list of Japanese picture books, works of children's literature, and scientific books for children published abroad. Descriptions of some of the books are included. Titles of 3073 foreign publications and titles of 1715 Japanese publications are mentioned.
Han, Gu-Yong. VIEWS OF KOREA IN JAPANESE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. Amano Hashidate Shuppan. 302p. \2,000 4-900783-22-6 A list, with commentaries, of volumes of Japanese children's literature published from 1990-1999 in which Korea, or the Korean people, are depicted.
Katsuo, Kinya. THE HISTORY OF BIOGRAPHIES FOR CHILDREN. Minerva Shobo. 388p. \3,200 4-623-03085-7 A detailed analysis of biographical literature for children published from 1891-1945 which sheds light on how these biographies view adults and society, and the messages they offer children.
Kawado, Michiaki & Sakakibara, Takanori/eds. REPRINT FROM ORIGINAL PLATES: A COLLECTION OF MEIJI TRANSLATIONS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE . Satsuki Shobo. 314p. \20,000 4-7727-0303-9 A photographic reproduction of a Meiji Period translation of Barnett's 'The Little Prince' with a chronology of Barnett translations appended. Another volume is on Grimms’ fairy tales.
Kuwabara, Saburo. THE HOME OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. Iwanami Shoten. 255p. \2,300 4-00-004246-7 By reading and analyzing warabeuta children's songs and picture books of the Edo Period, and examples of Meiji and Taisho Period children's literature, the author reflects on the origins of Japanese children's literature.
Nakanishi, Toshio/ed. AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WRITERS IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. Shuppan Bunka Kenkyukai. 737p. \11,000 4-921067-01-5 This encyclopedia of Japanese writers of children's literature with a selection of around 4000 names, includes brief biographies and a list of authors.
Nihon Jido Bungaku Gakkai. POSSIBILITIES IN MODERN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. Tokyo Shoseki. 363p. \3,800 4-487-79254-1 Volume 4 of research of the Japan Children's Literature Society. Works of Japanese children's literature are discussed concerning the stories, translations, and readers.
Nihon Jido Bungakusha Kyokai. THE ENJOYMENT OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE BY JAPANESE WRITERS. Bunkeido. 271p. \2,800 4-89423-194-8 A selection of 100 works of children's literature by Japanese writers chosen by authors and researchers; a chronology of modern Japanese children's literature is included.
Ogiwara, Yuichi. SANTA CLAUS IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. Koubundo Shuppansha. 218p. \2,600 4-7707-0610-3 A list of classifications of images of Santa Claus as portrayed in picture books and children's literature published in Japan.
Sadamatsu, Tadashi. A DICTIONARY OF CHARACTERS APPEARING IN WORLD AND JAPANESE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. Tamagawa Daigaku Shuppanbu. 342p. \8,000 4-472-11891-2 A dictionary dealing with 412 famous characters appearing in works of domestic and foreign children's literature. Introductions of the authors are included for major works.
Yokoyama, Mitsuo. HOW TO WRITE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. Popurasha. 255p. \2,000 4-591-06169-8 Yokoyama Mitsuo author of 'The Sea for boys' and other works, looks back on his own creative methods, explaining how he creates plots, starts to write, rewrites, and other techniques.
Ando, Kyoko/ed. MIYAZAWA KENJI . Wakakusa Shobo. 295p. \3,500 4-948755-36-2 A collection of 18 studies from among research papers given on Miyazawa Kenji from 1990-1996, with a list of research documents appended. The problem of choice of texts, main arguments of researches to date, and new trends in research are discussed.
Bruna, Dick/supervised. ALL ABOUT DICK BRUNA. Kodansha. 128p. \2,800 4-06-208962-9 A book in which information about the characters and method of expression in the works of Dick Bruna who is highly popular in Japan, is given as well as information about the author himself and about the reception of his books around the world.
Handa, Junko. THE IMMORTAL DOWA AUTHOR: SUZUKI MIEKICHI. Kobundo Shuppansha. 177p. \2,100 4-7707-0599-9 An analysis of children's stories and novels including CHIDORI (The Plover) and KUWA NO MI (The Mulberry) by Suzuki Miekichi who supervised the high quality Taisho Era children's magazine 'Akai Tori' (The Red Bird).
Hara, Shiro. A LEXICON OF THE VOCABULARY OF MIYAZAWA KENJI (NEW VERSION). Tokyo Shoseki. 930,139p. \15,000 4-487-73149-6 A lexicon of vocabulary in Miyazawa Kenji's works with a listing of 5200 items.
Hirai, Ryutaro & Nakajima, Kotaro/ eds. A CHRONOLOGICAL PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE WRITING OF EDOGAWA RANPO. Nabari City Library. 302p. 8900 A chronological record of the writings of Edogawa Ranpo from 1923 to 1965. It includes an index of his novels and other works.
Kawaji, Mototaka. THE WORKS OF MIZUSHIMA NIOU: A BIBLIOGRAPHY AND INVESTIGATIVE JOURNAL. Suginami Keyaki Shuppan. 205p. 4-921051-24-0 A compilation of tables of works, reference documents and lists, and research results on the works of artist Mizushima who drew the illustrations for the magazine 'Akai Tori'(Red Bird), and so on.
Kawato, Michiaki & Sakakibara, Takanori/eds. A KIPLING COLLECTION. Ozorasha. 368p. 4-7568-0313-X A photo reproduction of the translated works of Kipling published in the Meiji period. 'The Wolf Boy' (Jungle Book) published in 'Shonen Sekai' (Youth World) is included.
Kudo, Naoko. MEETINGS AND STORIES. Iwanami Shoten. 254p. \1,900 4-00-026180-0 Essays on her own writing by Kudo Naoko who has written many verses for children concerning nature.
Kuwabara, Saburo. IWAYA SAZANAMI: HIS DIARIES WITH COMMENTARIES. Keio Gijuku Daigaku Shuppankai. 391p. 4-7664-0688-5 A volume which combines reprints of the diaries of Iwaya Sazanami from Meiji 20 to 27 (1887 - 1894) along with summaries of the diaries of each year referring to his activities and the social movements of the times.
Nadamoto, Masahisa. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO: COME BACK. Komichi Shobo. 266p. \2,400 4-7705-0171-4 In response to the fact that 'Little Black Sambo' went out of print in 1988, writers speak on the significance of this and on the circumstances abroad of criticism surrounding the publication of Sambo. The problems encountered in Japan after that time (1988) concerning republication are also concerned, and the resurrection of 'Little Black Sambo' in its original form is advocated.
Nakanishi, Toshio/ed. THE WORLD OF MIYAZAWA KENJI. Shuppan Bunka Kenkyukai. 663p. \8,000 4-921067-03-1 A list of research documents on Miyazawa Kenji, with a listing of the table of contents of each book, it also is a dictionary of people connected with him.
Sanpei, Keiko. ASTRID LINDGREN, THE MOTHER OF PIPPI. Iwanami Shoten. 226p. \1,600 4-00-002484-1 A critical biography of Astrid Lindgren describing her early personal history, the birth of her first works, and so on.
Takashi, Yoichi. A STROLL THROUGHT THE LITERATURE OF MUKU HATOJU . Rironsha. 275p. \1,800 4-652-07159-0 A commentary in which the author, having actually visited the scenes of the works of Muku Hatoju, also examines the process of their development.
Takeno, Kazuo. THE WORLD OF C.S. LEWIS. Sairyusha. 330p. \3,000 4-88202-591-4 The religious faith of C.S. Lewis is summed up, and 'The Narnia Chronicles' and other works are discussed from this perspective.
Yamanaka, Hisashi & Yamanaka, Noriko/eds. SHONEN 'H' IS FULL OF ERRORS. Henkyosha. 845p. \5,600 4-326-95028-5 Children's author Yamanaka Hisashi and his wife point out in detail mistakes and historical inaccuracies in 'Shonen 'H'' by illustrator Senoh Kappa, which has been critically acclaimed as an outstanding example of wartime literature for children. They go on to call for this to be the motivation for a re-examination of Japan during and after the war.
Zenkoku Gakko Toshokan Kyogikai. THE WRITERS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Zenkoku Gakko Toshokan Kyogikai. 145p. \2,500 4-7933-0049-9 A collection of interviews with 34 children's book authors active in Japan today including Kadono Eiko and Takeda Miho.
Picture Books / Illustrations
Fujimoto, Tomomi. HOW ARE PICTURE BOOKS CREATED?. Nihon Editor School Shuppanbu. 196p. \1,800 4-88888-294-0 Concrete examples are given to analyze an explain the composition, viewpoint of picture books, and the effective use of dots and lines in picture book composition.
Furuhashi, Kazuo. READING PICTURE BOOKS OUTLOUD TO CHILDREN. Hobun Shorin. 185p. \1,600 4-89347-060-4 A book giving examples as it describes how to read picture books out loud based on an analysis of picture books with an awareness of the importance of reading them out loud.
Ito, Hikozo. THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF ITOH HIKOZO. A & A Pubulishing. 189p. \2,800 4-309-90356-8 A collection of illustrations and a chronology of the works of illustrator Itoh Hikozo that appeared in such magazines as Shonen Club and Shonen Gaho.
Kako, Satoshi. KAKO SATOSHI'S WAYS TO THE PICTURE BOOKS. Fukuinkan Shoten. 215p. \1,500 4-8340-1606-4 A volume by author Kako Satoshi, who has created many picture books aimed at making science easy for children to understand, on his vision of the ideal format for science picture books for children, and on his own works.
Natsume, Yasuko. MOTHER GOOSE AND THE WORLD OF PICTURE BOOKS. Iwasaki Bijutsusha. 206p. \4,700 4-7534-1380-2 A book in two parts: the first taking examples of famous Mother Goose songs and commenting on them while introducing them with illustrations; the second part gives a history of Mother Goose picture books.
Sapporo City Central Library Ehon Kenkyukai. PICTURE BOOKS FOR BABIES. Sapporo City Central Library. 211p. \8,900 A compilation of research on picture books for babies by members of the picture book research group at the Sapporo City Central Library, Hokkaido, and their findings from questionnaires about books given to babies by their mothers.
Takei, Miharu. MY FATHER'S PAINTBOX. Fiber net. 237p. \8,900 A biography by his son of Takei Takeo, artist of pictures for children, who was active during the Taisho and Showa Periods.
Uchigasaki, Yuriko. RESEARCH AND MATERIALS ON FOLKTALE PICTURE BOOKS OF THE EDO PERIOD. Miyai Shoten. 552p. \8,900 Research on Edo Period picture books examining in detail 'Momotaro' (Peach Boy) and five other folktales among those published during that time.
Yoshida, Shinichi. PICTURE BOOKS: ILLUSTRATIONS THAT TELL STORIES. Nihon Editor School. 252p. \2,200 4-88888-290-8 A collection of research papers to date on picture books by picture book researcher Yoshida Shinichi. The history of picture books, British picture books, pop-up picture books, Christmas picture books, Mother Goose picture books, and famous picture book authors and their works, are included.
Poems / Nursery Rhymes / Doyo
Hatanaka, Keichi. WARABEUTA AS POETRY. Meiei Tosho Shuppan Kyokai. 115p. \8,900 A genealogy of famous warabeuta, classification of lullabies, the content of the hidden messages in warabeuta, and Kitahara Hakushu and his relationship to warabeuta are covered in this book.
Higashi, Michihito. THE AGE OF NOGUCHI UJO'S DOYO. Toseisha. 394p. \2,800 4-924440-39-6 The development of Noguchi's doyo is studied chronologically with examples given along with a discussion of his theories of poetics and his life.
Sato, Michimasa. THE POET MADO MICHIO. Hokutosha. 285p. \2,400 4-900456-62-4 A study by poet Satoh Michimasa of the poetics of the works of International Anderson Prize poet Mado Michio using biographical materials with a chronology of his works appended.
Shimada, Yoko. PLAYING WITH SONGS. Henshu Kobo Noa. 251p. \8,900 A collection of essays on the works of a popular author who has composed verses in the Osaka dialect for children, and her thoughts on language.
Torigoe, Shin. A COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S SONG PARODIES. Heibonsha. 253p. \1,900 4-582-82926-0 While introducing song parodies sung by children from his childhood to the present, the author sheds light on the stance children take towards the culture of adults and a common social background.
Wada, Noriko. BACKGROUNDS OF MIKI ROFU'S 'AKA TOMBO' (THE RED DRAGONFLY). Kobe Shinbun Sogo Shuppan Center. 254p. \1,800 4-343-00049-4 A study of the career of Miki Rofu which discusses his works and their relationship to the places they were written. A chronology and bibliography of his works are included.
Yomiuri Shinbun Bunkabu. THE STORIES OF SHOKA AND DOYO SONGS. Iwanami Shoten. 297p. \2,200 4-00-023340-8 A collection of anecdotes about the places connected with, the inception and dissemination of, well-loved Shoka and Doyo songs.
Yoshida, Miwako. THE WORLD OF YOSHIDA ISSUI. Ozawa Shoten. 400p. \3,800 4-7551-0373-8 A critical biography of poet Yoshida Issui. In the 7th chapter the dowa collection 'Hibari wa Sora Ni' (A Lark in the Sky) is discussed. A chronology is included.
Folktales / Fairytales
Nomura, Junichi. THE FOREST OF FOLKTALES. Taishukan Shoten. 322p. \2,500 4-469-22138-4 An exploration of the original forms and the changes seen in Japanese folktales beginning with 'Momotaro' (Peach Boy).
Akita, Kiyomi. READING AND DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. Kokudosha. 199p. \1,800 4-337-45032-7 An inquiry into the significance of reading for children from the perspective of developmental psychology, presenting the findings of various experiments.
Atami, Norio & Nagakura, Mieko SCHOOL LIBRARIES WHERE CHILDREN ARE FULL OF LIFE. Gyosei. 384p. \3,800 4-324-05869-5 A volume describing how cooperation between libraries, the job of librarians, can facilitate the function of school libraries as places for students to develop information gathering skills, local exchanges, and independent study.
Iwabe, Taiji. WE ARE THE STORY DETECTIVES CORPS!. Kashiwa Shobo. 223p. \1,800 4-7601-1762-8 A volume recording the experiences of the importation to Japan of the reading movement 'Animacion' taking place in libraries in Spain.
Fujimoto, Yukari. WHERE DO I BELONG?. Gakuyo Shobo. 334p. \1,600 4-313-87011-3 An investigation into the change in women's values over the past 30 years , studying the changes in manga for girls looking at such themes as romantic love, sex, family, work, and so on.
Nagai, Tetsu. THE HANDICAPPED IN MANGA. Kaiho Shuppansha. 278p. \1,900 4-7592-5123-5 A compilation of examples of manga in which the handicapped appear, which sums up how they are represented and how the degree of acceptance of the handicapped by society has changed.
Shimizu, Isao. THE BIRTH OF MANGA. Yoshikawa Kobunkan. 190p. \1,700 4-642-05475-8 A book describing representative Manga creators, their work and their social and historical background. Okamoto Ippei and others who were central to the birth of manga in the Taisho Period are discussed.
Kami, Shoichiro. THE STUDY OF THE HISTORY OF CHILDHOOD. Kyuzansha. 292p. \3,000 4-906563-44-9 A history or brief review of the study of Japanese children's culture and bibliography of records from the past arranged by theme. Themes include following aspects of childhood such as life style, play, labor, welfare, and social issues.
Kawahara, Kazue. THE MODERN AGE OF CHILDHOOD. Chuo Koronsha. 220p. \680 4-12-101403-0 A study from a sociological perspective of childhood in the Taisho Period focusing on the magazine 'Akai Tori' (The Red Bird).
Komori, Tokijiro. MY LIFE WITH PICTURE SHOWS. Seseragi Shuppan. 266p. \1,800 4-915655-80-6 An autobiography of the first half of the life of Komori Tokijiro who soon after the war created his own picture shows and was known in Osaka as 'The Picture Show Guy'.
Misono, Makoto/Supervised. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF TV ANIMATION. Hara Shobo. 409p. \2,800 4-562-03217-0 The 35-year history of television animation is outlined including discussion from such angles as 'Atom Boy' which appeared at the dawn of the period, techniques, and the creators.
Nogami, Akira. REALITY IN CHILDHOOD. Pa
rorusha. 263p. \1,800 4-89419-198-9 An examination of how modern 'children' are influenced by social situations, their place in a consumer society, and the media.
Saito, Minako. THE CHANGING IMAGE OF WOMEN: ONE RED FLOWER IN THE FOLIAGE . Village Shuppankyoku. 302p. \1,700 4-89436-113-2 Changes in the way that women are perceived by children in Japanese society are followed up by examining common features seen in the way heroines are portrayed in animation, super hero television programs for children, and biographies for children.
Yu, Peiyun. CHILDREN'S CULTURE IN COLONIAL TAIWAN. Akashi Shoten. 360p. \9,600 4-7503-1131-6 Light is shed on the state of children's culture in Taiwan during the period of Japan's colonization (1895-1945) by examining the interrelationship of mainland Japan and Taiwan.
Cohen, Morton M. Kawade Shobo Shinsha. 478p. \4,800 4-309-20317-5
McCloud, Scott UNDERSTANDING COMICS: THE INVISIBLE ART. Bijutsu Shuppansha. 229p. \2,000 4-568-50198-9
Schodt, Frederik L. DREAMLAND JAPAN: WRITINGS ON MODERN MANGA. Marusha. 338p. \1,400 4-8373-0733-7
Zipes, Jack. FAIRY TALES AS MYTH, MYTH AS FAIRY TALE. Kinokuniya Shoten. 262p. \2,600 4-314-00835-0
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Since April 1999 we have continued to receive donations from many people and organizations. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks and also to request your continuing support.
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