Tag Archives: Norma Field

Hansen’s Disease & Japanese Literature

A review of Through the Hospital Gates: Hansen’s Disease and Modern Japanese Literature, by Kathryn Tanaka. Kathryn Tanaka’s dissertation examines the rise of “leprosy literature”…

Buraku & “Multicultural Japan”

A review of Working through Skin: Making Leather, Making a Multicultural Japan. By JOSEPH DOYLE HANKINS. Joseph Hankins explores contemporary Buraku efforts to achieve a…