restricted access   Volume 74, Number 1, June 2014

Table of Contents

In Memoriam

Rulan Chao Pian

Member of the Editorial Board
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies


Law, Deities, and Beyond: From the Sanyan Stories to Xingshi yinyuan zhuan

pp. 1-42

Poets, Paragons, and Literary Politics: Sugawara no Michizane in Imperial Japan

pp. 43-99


The Ming Prince and Daoism: Institutional Patronage of an Elite by Richard G. Wang (review)

pp. 101-108

Courtesans, Concubines, and the Cult of Female Fidelity: Gender and Social Change in China, 1000–1400 by Beverly Bossler (review)

pp. 108-115

Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu by Christina Laffin (review)

pp. 116-120

Strange Eventful Histories: Identity, Performance, and Xu Wei’s Four Cries of a Gibbon by Shiamin Kwa (review)

pp. 120-129

Traversing the Frontier: The Man’yōshū Account of a Japanese Mission to Silla in 736–737 by H. Mack Horton (review)

pp. 130-137

Letters and Epistolary Culture in Early Medieval China by Antje Richter (review)

pp. 137-140

Memory, Violence, Queues: Lu Xun Interprets China by Eva Shan Chou (review)

pp. 140-144

What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China by Tobie Meyer-Fong, and; Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War by Stephen R. Platt (review)

pp. 145-161

Women’s Poetry of Late Imperial China: Transforming the Inner Chambers by Xiaorong Li (review)

pp. 162-167

Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing by Huaiyin Li (review)

pp. 167-176

Knowing the Amorous Man: A History of Scholarship on Tales of Ise by Jamie L. Newhard (review)

pp. 176-183

Empire of the Dharma: Korean and Japanese Buddhism, 1877–1912 by Hwansoo Ilmee Kim (review)

pp. 184-192

Kokugaku in Meiji-period Japan: The Modern Transformation of ‘National Learning’ and the Formation of Scholarly Societies by Michael Wachutka (review)

pp. 192-198