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  Volume 72, Number 1, June 2012

Table of Contents


Woman, Man, Abacus: A Tale of Enlightenment

pp. 1-42

Sympathetic Response: Vocal Arts and the Erotics of Persuasion in the Buddhist Literature of Medieval Japan

pp. 43-70

Vocabularies of Pleasure: Categorizing Female Entertainers in the Late Tang Dynasty

pp. 71-99

Howling Plants and Animals: Kim Suy┼Ćng's Sovereign Language and Rereading "Grasses"

pp. 101-139


Reproducing Women: Medicine, Metaphor, and Childbirth in Late Imperial China (review)

pp. 141-148

Polygamy and Sublime Passion: Sexuality in China on the Verge of Modernity (review)

pp. 148-155

Ancestral Leaves: A Family Journey through Chinese History (review)

pp. 155-158

Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient Japan: The Tenmu Dynasty, 650-800 (review)

pp. 159-164

Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan (review)

pp. 164-170

The Transport of Reading: Text and Understanding in the World of Tao Qian (365-427) (review)

pp. 170-178

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

pp. 178-186

Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame (review)

pp. 186-195

Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora (review)

pp. 195-202

Playwrights and Literary Games in Seventeenth-Century China: Plays by Tang Xianzu, Mei Dingzuo, Wu Bing, Li Yu, and Kong Shangren (review)

pp. 203-204

Defining Engagement: Japan and Global Contexts, 1640-1868 (review)

pp. 205-210

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