Beowulf

Beowulf

  • Shuichi HASHIMOTO / 2006.2
  • JPY 2,000 / duodecimo extensional size, hardcover, 140 pages
  • bookdesign: Toshinobu NAGATA

An epic representing Anglo-Saxon literature, “beowulf” . The author reads closely the mysterious text which is said to be made in the 7th century under themes such as “monster” “witch” “dragon”.  This book also considers the relationship with Christianity.
(ISBN 4861100607)

Table of contents

Prologue
Wealhtheow
Grendel
Draconitas in Beowulf
The ‘Thryth-Offa Digression’ in Beowulf
A Historical Survey of Beowulf Studies? From the 19th to the 20th century?
Interpretation of the Line 2390b in Beowulf
Epilogue

Author

Shuichi HASHIMOTO
Born in Tokyo in 1956. He received M.A. degree from Sophia University. Professor of The Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan.

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Kitakami-gawa

Kitakami-gawa

  • Shoko HASIMOTO / 2005.10
  • JPY 3,333 / B5 extentional size, softcover, 208 pages

Shoko Hashimoto, who is a photographer and published a legendary photo album “Lady” which made Iehi Kimura say “it smells”, has captured the landscape and the lives of people of his home town Kitakami River with deep affection and insight for a half century. This is the photograph collection of the photographer who has just single-mindedly polished his expression!
(ISBN 4861100550)

Photographer

Shoko HASIMOTO
Born in Ishinomaki, Miyagi in 1939. He received the new face award of The Photographic Society of Japan for the photo collection “Goze”(Nora Publishing).

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Yu Kun to Rei Chan: Yohga, Monogatari no Hazimari

Yu Kun to Rei Chan

Yohga, Monogatari no Hazimari

  • Midori SUZUKI / 2005.7
  • JPY 1,500 / B5 extentional size, 36 pages

A Yohga is a way of drawing that uses fallen leaves instead of paints. Leaves that withered in the course of nature revive vividly in this story. This is the first leaf picture book with hope for rebirth in which two young people wander into a mysterious.
Word of recommendation
Four years after coming across the picture of fallen leaves, Midori finally realized her dream. This is the world that can be expressed by leaf painting and that is expressed only by it.
– Yohsaiga / Akazaki Kazuo
(ISBN 4861100437)

Author

Midori SUZUKI
Gagoh: Asunaro. From Akita prefecture. She graduated Daito Bunka University, Chinese literature department. Worked for high school in Kisarazu Sogo (formerly Kisarazu Chuo) in Chiba Prefecture. “Mysterious Flower Club” instructor. JLFA Yohga instructor.

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Aisai Kirigami Shiju-hatte

Aisai Kirigami Shiju-hatte

  • Gen KAMAKURA / 2005.3
  • JPY 1,500 / duodecimo, hardcover, 144 pages

Dense joy and dripping darkness – a pair of male and female depicted by scissors and paper. Even though times may be different, men and women’s activities do not change. You can enjoy the funny and comical world of Kirigami. The text from the underground book “Oshidori Neya no Shigusa(Mandarin duck’s bed gesture)”,said to have been published soon after the wolrd war, adds color to the black-and-white space.
(ISBN 4861100259)

Author

Gen KAMAKURA
Artist of Kirigami. Born in Kanagawa in 1943. After retiring a construction company who has worked for many years, he enters production activities. It has a reputation for making use of scissors and expressing a distinctive line with roundness.

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OTHER VOICES: Toudai Zen-Kyoutou 68-70

OTHER VOICES

Toudai Zen-Kyoutou 68-70

  • Yutaka HIRASAWA / 2004.12
  • JPY 2,800 / extensional size, hardcover, 96 pages
  • bookdesign: Yutaka HIRASAWA

A collection of testimonies of times with quietly asking questions about life and shooting like caring!
In the late 1960s, the University of Tokyo co-fight that the author, who was a student of the University of Tokyo at that time, witnessed in detail. Problems of subjectivity, academic freedom, autonomy of universities, ethics of researchers, etc., the problems that have been questioned from the very bottom also hit the present age.
Japanese library association selection book.
(ISBN 4861100267)

Author

Yutaka HIRASAWA
Born in 1947. Graduated from the Department of French literature in the Faculty of literature at Tokyo University. In the same year, he joined Heibon Publishing Co., Ltd. (current magazine house). In 1984, he became the editor in “ELLE-JAPON”. After that, he was in charge of “BRUTUS” “TARZAN”, editor-in-chief of book publishing department. Currently belonging to the book publishing department.

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Kuju-kuri hama

Kuju-kuri hama

  • Yoshiro KOSEKI / 2004.6
  • JPY 15,000 / A4 size, hardcover with box, 288 pages

What is working, what is family, what is life? Here is a original landscape of Japan.
This book contains 208 photographs taken by the author, who was born and raised in Kujukuri, over a half century. It makes the original scenary of Japan in Showa 30s to 40s revive!This is a collection of photographs that captures people living vigorously in the midst of waves of the age.

Japanese library association selection book.
(ISBN 4861100127)

Author

Yoshiro KOSEKI
Born in 1935. In 1962, “Camera Everyday” announced “Warming Oppucci”, the same year award won. In 1973, he received the Japan Photography Association New Artist Award. Currently running a photo studio in Yoshiba town, photographing the life and climate of Chiba. A book of photographs “Kujukuri Romance” (Tokyo Shimbun Publishing Bureau, 1993) etc.

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Lessons on the Christ in Western Literature and Paintings [Ibaraki Christian University Language and Culture Studies Series 1]

Lessons on the Christ in Western Literature and Paintings

  • Harris. G. Ives / 2004.3
  • JPY 2,190 / A5 size, paperback, 202 pages
  • bookdesign: Toshinobu NAGATA

Christ that appeared in Western literature and painting –  analyzing various aspects of Jesus Christ that appeared in Western literature and paintings. Posted paintings related to themes, developed commentaries on the Bible, detailed introductions of paintings, and related literature. The text is English.
(ISBN 9784861105401)

Table of contents

BOOK ONE  Jesus Christ His names are various
Chapter One  The Servant Teacher
Chapter Two  The Victim of Rudeness in The Garden
Chapter Three  The Merciful Lord
Chapter Four  The Lord of The Grand Entrance
Chapter Five  The Bread of Life
Chapter Six  The Son “Given Unto Us”
Chapter Seven  The Friend of Tree Climbers
Chapter Eight  The Great Listener
BOOK TWO
A Declaration of Personal Mission
Pilosophical Statements Regarding The Nature of Christian Universities and The Importance of The Good Chapel Programs
Epilogue
A Memorial Story
Annotated Bibliography
Annotated Discography
Index

Author

Harris.G.Ives
Professor of Ibaraki Christian University, Japan.

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YURI: Dokiya Yuri Sakuhin-syu

YURI

Dokiya Yuri Sakuhin-syu

  • Yuri DOKIYA / 2003.5
  • JPY 2,381 / A4 size, 84 pages

<A collection of the works of Yuri Dokiya, a genius painter and died young>

On May 26, 1998, Yuri fell off to her death on the coast of Otsuki-cho, Kochi Prefecture, at the age of 27. It was before her unique style of painting had come into full bloom, and the sadness of her family and others around her had come to fruition in this collection of her works.

(ISBN 4921146837)

Author

Yuri DOKIYA
Painter / illustrator. Born in 1970. Accidental death in 1998.

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Maboroshi no Tori: Gunery’s Pitta

Maboroshi no Tori

Gunery’s Pitta

  • Chikyu-Club(ed.), Ryounosuke NAGANO(picture), Akira KOIWAI(explanation) / 2003.5
  • JPY 1,905 / A4 size, 30 pages

A story of Gurney’s Pitta, a bird that was thought to be extinct, and a Thai boy.
This book encourages readers to think deeply about nature, the coexistence of humans and nature, and the merits and demerits of economic development. Part of the sales of the book will be used for environmental education and tropical forest conservation in Thailand.

(ISBN 4921146802)

Authors

Akira KOIWAI
Born in 1956. 1995 Established “Earth Club”. Development of Thai tropical rain forest, enrollment support activities and nature experience program for children in Aoki village, Nagano prefecture. Since 2001 Nagano Prefectural Board of Education Cultural Heritage and Lifelong Learning Division.

Ryounosuke NAGANO
Born in Tokyo in 1958. Freelance illustrator. 1996 Participated in the field survey of Kao No Achoch Lowland Tropical Forest of the “Earth Club”. Participated in the establishment of the Forest Volunteer Group “Goko Company” in 1999.

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L’Interaction Exolingue: Analyse de Phenomenes Metalinguistiques

L’Interaction Exolingue

Analyse de Phenomenes Metalinguistiques

  • Fumiya ISHIKAWA / 2002.12
  • JPY 8,476 / A5 size, paperback, 576 pages

In Japanese daily conversation by Japanese who learn French as a foreign language, using French with French, what kind of meta language really is involved in learning languages? How is the meta language used in everyday conversations different from the meta language used in French classes? Analytically consider these problems! (Text in French)
(ISBN 4921146594)

Table of contents

Introduction
Chapitre 1. Description des situations du point de vue de l’echange verbal
Chapitre 2. Mise en lumiere de la structure des interactions
Chapitre 3. Les conceptions du metalangage
Chapitre 4. Analyse du metalangage dans le discours de la classe de langue
Chapitre 5. Specificites enonciatives du discours en classe de langue
Chapitre 6. Aspects metalinguistiques de l’interaction entre natif et non natif en situation ≪naturelle≫
Chapitre 7. A la recherche de traces linguistiques indicatives de l’appropriation de la langue en situation ≪naturelle≫
Conclusion

Author

Fumiya ISHIKAWA
Graduated from the Faculty of general education at Tokyo University. Learned social linguistics at Stendhal Grenoble Third University, language theory and language acquisition theory focusing on pragmatics at the University of Geneva and University of Nuchantel, and study the discourse analysis at the Paris Third University=New Sorbonne University. Paris Third University=New Sorbonne University acquired Doctor (language and culture education theory) in the French language education theory as a foreign language. Specialty is a discourse analysis. Currently Rikkyo University Professor and the researcher of The DELCA-DILTEC Research Group at Paris Third University=New Sorbonne University.

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