Volume 29, Number 1, Spring 2012

Table of Contents

From the Editor

pp. v-vii
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Gender and Women in Asian Theatre

Female Roles and Engagement of Women in the Classical Sanskrit Theatre Kūṭiyāṭṭam: A Contemporary Theatre Tradition

pp. 1-30
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How Not to Act like a Woman: Gender Ideology and Humor in West Java, Indonesia

pp. 31-53
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Gender, Power, and Puppets: Two Early Women Dalangs in Bali

pp. 54-77
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Interview

An Interview with Poile Sengupta

pp. 78-88
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Literature Review

Gender, Tradition, and Culture in Translation: Reading the Onnagata in English

pp. 89-111
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Is the Onnagata Necessary?

pp. 112-121
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Reflections on the Onnagata

pp. 122-125
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Articles

A Vaishnava Theatrical Performance in Nepal: The Kāttī-pyākhã of Lalitpur City

pp. 126-163
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Singing in the Workplace: Salarymen and Amateur Performance

pp. 164-182
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Chinese Chuanqi Opera in English: Directing The West Wing with Modern Music

pp. 183-205
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Emerging Scholars Papers

Han-Tang Zhongguo Gudianwu and the Problem of Chineseness in Contemporary Chinese Dance: Sixty Years of Creation and Controversy

pp. 206-232
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Negotiating Class, Taste, and Culture via the Arts Scene in Singapore: Postcolonial or Cosmopolitan Global?

pp. 233-254
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Personal Sorrow: Cải Lương and the Politics of North and South Vietnam

pp. 255-275
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Everyday Flamboyancy in Chennai's Sabha Theatre

pp. 276-290
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Performance Reviews

Chushyeoyo, and: Good Pan (review)

pp. 291-301
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Kutiyattam Festival (Kutiyattam Mahotsavam) (review)

pp. 302-304
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Book Reviews

The Narrative Arts of Tianjin: Between Music and Language (review)

pp. 305-307
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The Soul of Beijing Opera: Theatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World (review)

pp. 308-310
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Songs of Contentment and Transgression: Discharged Officials and Literati Communities in Sixteenth-Century North China (review)

pp. 310-313
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Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java (review)

pp. 313-316
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Rua Bineda in Bali: Counterfeit Justice in the Trial of Nyoman Gunarsa (review)

pp. 316-319
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Inside the Puppet Box: Performance Collection of Wayang Kulit at The Museum of International Folk Art (review)

pp. 319-320
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Butoh: Metamorphic Dance and Global Alchemy (review)

pp. 321-323
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An Anthology of Nagauta (review)

p. 324
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A Beggar's Art: Scripting Modernity in Japanese Drama, 1900-1930 (review)

pp. 325-327
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The Shadow Puppet Theatre of Malaysia: A Study of Wayang Kulit with Performance Scripts and Puppet Designs (review)

pp. 327-330
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The Day the Dancers Stayed: Performing in the Filipino/American Diaspora (review)

pp. 330-331
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Choreographing Asian America (review)

pp. 332-334
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Eurasian Theatre: Dance and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present (review)

pp. 335-337
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The Columbia Anthology of Chinese Folk and Popular Literature (review)

pp. 337-338
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Color Insert

pp. Color Insert 01-Color Insert 06
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