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  Volume 72, Number 1, June 2012

Table of Contents


Woman, Man, Abacus: A Tale of Enlightenment

pp. 1-42 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0007

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

pp. 43-70 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0010

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

pp. 71-99 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0013

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

pp. 101-139 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0000


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

pp. 141-148 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0002

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

pp. 148-155 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0004

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

pp. 155-158 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0006

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

pp. 159-164 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0009

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

pp. 164-170 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0012

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

pp. 170-178 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0014

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

pp. 178-186 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0001

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

pp. 186-195 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0003

Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora (review)

pp. 195-202 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0005

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 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0008

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

pp. 205-210 | DOI: 10.1353/jas.2012.0011

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