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  Volume 68, Number 1, 2013

Table of Contents

Rewriting Murasaki: Vernacular Translation and the Reception of Genji Monogatari during the Tokugawa Period

pp. 1-36

Masamune Hakuchō Reads Genji: A Translation of “Genji Monogatari: Hon’yaku to Gensaku”

pp. 37-68

Genji Monogatari: Hon’yaku to Gensaku

pp. 53-68

Review Articles

Translating the Corpus of Ancient Japanese Law

pp. 69-77

Of Allochthons and Alibis: Otherworldly Ideologies in Seventh- and Eighth-Century Japan

pp. 79-88

Book Reviews

Realms of Literacy: Early Japan and the History of Writing by David B. Lurie (review)

pp. 89-94

Optical Allusions: Screens, Paintings, and Poetry in Classical Japan by Joseph T. Sorensen (review)

pp. 94-99

How Ajātaśatru Was Reformed: The Domestication of “Ajase” and Stories in Buddhist History by Michael Radich (review)

pp. 99-101

From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth-Century Japan by Thomas Donald Conlan (review)

pp. 101-107

Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts by Haruo Shirane (review)

pp. 107-110

Mount Fuji: Icon of Japan by H. Byron Earhart (review)

pp. 110-114

Im Wettstreit mit dem Westen: Japans Zeitalter der Ausstellungen 1854–1941 by Daniel Hedinger (review)

pp. 114-118

Ainu Spirits Singing: The Living World of Chiri Yukie’s “Ainu Shin’yōshū” by Sarah M. Strong (review)

pp. 119-121

Sex in Japan’s Globalization, 1870–1930: Prostitutes, Emigration and Nation-Building by Bill Mihalopoulos (review)

pp. 121-124

The People’s Post Office: The History and Politics of the Japanese Postal System, 1871–2010 by Patricia L. Maclachlan (review)

pp. 125-128

Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girls’ Culture in Japan by Deborah Shamoon (review)

pp. 128-132

Writing the Love of Boys: Origins of Bishōnen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature by Jeffrey Angles (review)

pp. 132-136

Women Adrift: The Literature of Japan’s Imperial Body by Noriko J. Horiguchi (review)

pp. 136-139

Maximum Embodiment: Yōga, The Western Painting of Japan, 1912–1955 by Bert Winther-Tamaki (review)

pp. 140-143

The Okinawan Diaspora in Japan: Crossing the Borders Within by Steve Rabson (review)

pp. 144-146

Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima by Yuki Miyamoto (review)

pp. 147-150

Occupying Power: Sex Workers and Servicemen in Postwar Japan by Sara Kovner (review)

pp. 150-153

The Other Face of the Moon by Claude Lévi-Strauss, and: Anthropology Confronts the Problems of the Modern World by Claude Lévi-Strauss (review)

pp. 154-156

Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan by Jolyon Baraka Thomas (review)

pp. 156-162

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