We are unable to display your institutional affiliation without JavaScript turned on.
Browse Book and Journal Content on Project MUSE

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

Research Areas


  • You have access to this content
  • Free sample
  • Open Access
  • Restricted Access