Emma Makes a Choice
This week, we recap, review, and analyze Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (機動戦士Ζガンダム) episode 4 “Emma's Decision” (エマの脱走), discuss our first impressions, and provide commentary and research on manly tears, masculinity and emotion, and defectors.
"The Heike monogatari and The Japanese Warrior Ethic" Kenneth Dean Butler Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol. 29 (1969), pp. 93-108 Published by: Harvard-Yenching Institute https://www.jstor.org/stable/2718829
"The Return of Kū? Re-membering Hawaiian Masculinity, Warriorhood, and Nation" TY P. KĀWIKA TENGAN from "Performing Indigeneity" edited by: Laura R. Graham, H. Glenn Penny Published by: University of Nebraska Press. (2014) https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt1d9nmw6.12
"Recreating Japanese Men" SABINE FRÜHSTÜCK, ANNE WALTHALL Published by: University of California Press. (2011) https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1ppdhr
"Race for Empire: Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II" T. Fujitani Published by: University of California Press. (2011) https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pnjtg.15
"The Gender of Nationalism: Competing Masculinities in Meiji Japan" Jason G. Karlin The Journal of Japanese Studies, Vol. 28, No. 1 (Winter, 2002), pp. 41-77 Published by: The Society for Japanese Studies https://www.jstor.org/stable/4126775
"The Function of Ritual Weeping Revisited: Affective Expression and Moral Discourse" Gary L. Ebersole History of Religions, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Feb., 2000), pp. 211-246 Published by: The University of Chicago Press https://www.jstor.org/stable/3176418
"Whatever happened to the noble art of the manly weep?" Samantha Newman
- NY Times article about defectors at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
- Great article about Yuri Rastvorov and his CIA handler, Fred Kovaleski, written by Kovaleski’s son for the Washington Post.
- FBI Monograph “Soviet Defectors” - discusses commonalities among 20 defectors, plus biographical information on each of them.
- From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, a book on counterintelligence, from the 1950s through the 2000s. Lists information about specific defectors, including Yuri Rostvorov.
- 1976 Article from the Glasgow Herald about soldier Gerard Burns’ court martial and sentencing.
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