Matthew Fraleigh

Associate Professor of

East Asian Literature and Culture

Dept. of German, Russian, and Asian

Languages and Literature

Brandeis University

 

Books

Fraleigh, Matthew. Plucking Chrysanthemums: Narushima Ryūhoku and Sinitic Literary Traditions in Modern Japan. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Asia Center, 2016. Link.

                           

 

Narushima Ryūhoku; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. New Chronicles of Yanagibashi and Diary of a Journey to the West: Narushima Ryūhoku Reports From Home and Abroad. Ithaca, NY: Cornell East Asia Series, 2010. Link.

                                                    

 

Articles and Book Chapters

マシュー・フレーリ. "成島柳北[Narushima Ryūhoku]." 中国・日本〈漢〉文化大事典[A Reference Compendium of Sinitic Culture in China and Japan]. Ed. 川合康三, 大谷雅夫, 黒田真美子, 小島毅, 後藤昭雄. 東京: 明治書院 (forthcoming)

Fraleigh, Matthew. "At the Borders of Chinese Literature: Poetic Exchange in the Nineteenth Century Sinosphere." The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures. Ed. Carlos Rojas and Andrea Bachner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 372–398. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Kanshibun in the Meiji period and beyond." The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature. Ed. Haruo Shirane and Tomi Suzuki, with David Lurie. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 572-577. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Kanshibun in the late Edo period." The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature. Ed. Haruo Shirane and Tomi Suzuki, with David Lurie. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 465-470. Link.

 

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Vassal of a Deposed Regime: Archetypes of Reclusion in the Poetry of Former Shogunal Official Yaguchi Kensai." East Asian History 38. (2014): 97-124.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Gion in Early Meiji: Narushima Ryūhoku’s A Glimpse of the Capital’s Cats (1874)." Rhetoric and Region: Local Determinants of Literary Expression [PAJLS 14]. Ed. Richard Torrance. West Lafayette, IN: Association for Japanese Literary Studies, 2013. 73-86.

マシュー・フレーリ. "成島柳北の戯文と擬文:『伊都滿底草』から新聞雑録まで [Narushima Ryūhoku’s ‘frivolous’ and ‘parodic’ writings: from Endless Ivy to the newspaper miscellany]." アジア遊学 [Ajia Yūgaku]162. (2013): 209-220. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Transplanting the Flower of Civilization: the ‘Peony Girl’ and Japan’s 1874 Expedition to Taiwan." International Journal of Asian Studies 9. 2 (2012): 177-209. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Japan’s First War Reporter: Kishida Ginkō and the Taiwan Expedition." Japanese Studies30. 1 (2010): 43-66.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Crafting a Japanese Don Quixote." Serizawa: Master of Modern Japanese Textile Design. Ed. Joe Earle. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. 101-105.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Songs of the Righteous Spirit: 'Men of High Purpose' and Their Chinese Poetry in Modern Japan." Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 69. 1 (2009): 109-171.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "The Fire Guard and the Hired Bard: Narushima Ryûhoku's parodic journalism." Parody [PAJLS 10]. Ed. Joshua Mostow and Sharalyn Orbaugh. West Lafayette, IN: Association for Japanese Literary Studies, 2009. 17-31.

マシュー・フレーリ. "柳北の外遊と内遊空間と時間 [Ryūhoku’s foreign and domestic travels: spatiality and temporality]." 新日本古典文学大系明治編月報 [Shin Nihon koten bungaku taikei Meiji hen geppō] 27 (vol 5). (2009): 4-8.

マシュー・フレーリ. "国際人成島柳北の旅した明治日本 [The Cosmopolitan Narushima Ryūhoku’s travels in Meiji Japan]." 国際日本文学研究集会会議録 [Kokusai Nihon bungaku kenkyū shūkai kaigiroku] 32. (2008): 49-66. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Wang Zhaojun's New Portrait: Photography in Mid-19th Century Kanshibun." Reading Material: The Production of Narrative genres and Literary Identities (PAJLS). vol. 7 Ed. Dennis Washburn and James Dorsey. West Lafayette, IN: Association for Japanese Literary Studies, 2007. 94-106.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "El ingenioso samurai Don Kihote del Japón: Serizawa Keisuke's Don Quixote Picture Book." Review of Japanese Culture and Society 18. (2006): 87-120.

Fraleigh,Matthew. "Terms of Understanding: the shōsetsu according to Tayama Katai." Monumenta Nipponica58. 1 (2003): 43-78.

マシュー・フレーリ. "成島柳北の洋行「航西日乗」の諸コンテクスト [Narushima Ryūhoku's Western travels: contextualizing Kōsei nichijō]." 國語國文 [Kokugo kokubun] 71. 11 (2002): 1-55.

マシュー・フレーリ. "航西の東道主人成島柳北「航西日乗」とそれ以前の海外紀行文 [Eastern Guides to the West: Narushima Ryūhoku’s Kōsei nichijō and its overseas travelogue predecessors]." 京都大学国文学論叢 [Kyōto Daigaku kokubungaku ronsō] 8. (2002): 64-92.

Fraleigh,Matthew. "Narushima Ryūhoku." Modern Japanese Writers. Ed. Jay Rubin. New York: Scribners, 2001. 313-330.

 

 

 

Translations

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Monsters! Monsters! Read All About It: A Selection of Fox and Tanuki Tales from Early Meiji Newspapers (1875-86)." A Tokyo Anthology: Literature from Japan's Modern Metropolis, 1850-1915. Ed. Sumie Jones and Charles Shirō Inouye. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2017 (forthcoming). Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "One hundred tales from the various provinces; excerpts from 諸國百物語." A Kamigata Anthology: Literature from Japan’s Imperial Region, 1600–1750. Ed. Sumie Jones, Adam Kern, and Kenji Watanabe. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017 (forthcoming)

Takahashi Yoshirō; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "Orphaned daughters: on the so-called property rights of daughters in the Southern Song period." International Journal of Asian Studies 12. 2 (2015): 131-165. Link.

マシュー・フレーリ(翻刻). "開拓使派遣女子留学生関係資料: 北海道大学附属図書館北方資料室所蔵「デロング文書」." 新修森有礼全集. vol. 第9巻(別巻4) Ed. 大久保利謙, 上沼八郎, 犬塚孝明. 東京: 文泉堂書店, 2015. 194-230.

Narushima Ryūhoku; trans. Matthew Fraleigh, William F. Sibley Memorial Translation Prize Winners. Super Secret Tales From the Slammer. The Center for East Asian Studies, University of Chicago.  

Liu Jie; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "Sino-Japanese Diplomacy During Cycles of Mutual Antagonism: on the Eve of the Manchurian Incident." Toward a History Beyond Borders: Contentious Issues in Sino-Japanese Relations. Ed. Daqing Yang, Jie Liu, Hiroshi Mitani, Andrew Gordon. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2012. 81-120. Link.

Motegi Toshio; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "Modes of Narrating the History of Sino-Japanese Relations: the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century." Toward a History Beyond Borders: Contentious Issues in Sino-Japanese Relations. Ed. Daqing Yang, Jie Liu, Hiroshi Mitani, Andrew Gordon. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2012. 20-52. Link.

Hamashima Atsutoshi; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "Communal Religion in Jiangnan Delta Rural Villages in Late Imperial China." International Journal of Asian Studies 8. 2 (2011): 127-162. Link.

Ikeuchi, Satoru; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "Science's arrogance." The New York Times March 20, 2011: Week in Review: Op-Ed 12. Link.

Ishigami Eiichi; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "Investigation, collection and database development of pre-modern historical materials in Japan." 日本前近代史料の国際的利用環境構築の研究 [Research for building an environment to enhance international use of premodern Japanese historical sources]. Tokyo: University of Tokyo, 2009. 326-335.

Hazama Naoki; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "On Liang Qichao's conceptions of gong and si: 'civic virtue' and 'personal virtue' in Xinminshuo." The Role of Japan in Liang Qichao's Introduction of Modern Western Civilization to China. Ed. Joshua Fogel. Berkeley: University of California Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies, 2004. 205-221. Link.

Maeda Ai; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "Ryūhoku in Paris." Text and the City: Essays on Japanese Modernity. Ed. James Fujii. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004. 275-294. Link.

Saitō Mareshi; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "Liang Qichao's Consciousness of Language." The Role of Japan in Liang Qichao's Introduction of Modern Western Civilization to China. Ed. Joshua Fogel. Berkeley: University of California Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies, 2004. 247-271. Link.

Sakamoto Hiroko; trans. Matthew Fraleigh. "The Formation of National Identity in Liang Qichao and its Relationship to Gender." The Role of Japan in Liang Qichao's Introduction of Modern Western Civilization to China. Ed. Joshua Fogel. Berkeley: University of California Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies, 2004. 272-289. Link.

 

Reviews

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Collaborative Creativity." Rev. of The Soul of Anime: Collaborative Creativity and Japan’s Media Success Story, by Ian Condry. The Newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies vol. 71 2015: 43. Link.

マシュー・フレーリ. "激動の時代に込めた憂国の志." Rev. of 『幕末維新の漢詩: 志士たちの人生を読む, by 林田愼之助. 京都新聞 11/2/2014

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Review." Rev. of Listen, Copy, Read: Popular Learning in Early Modern Japan (Leiden: Brill, 2014), by Matthias Hayek and Annick Horiuchi, eds. New Asia Books Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Review." Rev. of The First European Description of Japan, 1585: A Critical English-language Edition of Striking Contrasts in the Customs of Europe and Japan by Luis Frois, S.J., by Richard K. Danford, Robin D. Gill, Daniel T. Reff, trans. and eds. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies vol. 78:1 February 2015: 222-24. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Poetry in Meiji Japan, 1870–1900." Rev. of The Poetry of Dialogue: Kanshi, Haiku and Media in Meiji Japan, 1870–1900, by Robert Tuck. Dissertation Reviews 2014. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Review." Rev. of Japanese Travellers in Sixteenth-Century Europe: a Dialogue Concerning the Mission of the Japanese Ambassadors to the Roman Curia (1590), by Derek Massarella, ed., and J. F. Moran, trans. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies vol. 77: 1 2014: 257-59. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Fantastic Tales in Late Imperial China and Tokugawa Japan." Rev. of “The Peony Lantern” and Fantastic Tales in Late Imperial China and Tokugawa Japan: Local History, Religion, and Gender, by Fumiko Jōo. Dissertation Reviews 2013. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Book Review." Rev. of Tropics of Savagery: the Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame, by Robert Tierney. Japanese Studies vol. 31 2011: 123-126. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Glittering Cities." Rev. of Japan Rising: the Iwakura Embassy to the USA and Europe, by Kume Kunitake. London Review of Books vol. 33.8 April 14, 2011: 25-26. Link.

Fraleigh, Matthew. "Book Review." Rev. of Excursions in Identity: Travel and the Intersection of Place, Gender, and Status in Edo Japan, by Laura Nenzi. International Journal of Asian Studies vol. 6 07/01/2009: 237-241. Link.