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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 506–508.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Meghan Cai Shifting Stories: History, Gossip, and Lore in Narratives from Tang Dynasty China . By Sarah M. Allen . Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series No. 95. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center , 2014 . xvii, 311 pp. ISBN: 9780674417205 (cloth). Copyright ©...
Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 723–748.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., Culture, and the Indonesian Public Sphere: Reworking the Geertzian Legacy.” In Violence , ed. Whitehead N. L. , 25 – 54 . Oxford : James Curry . Gluckman Max . 1963 . “ Gossip and Scandal .” Current Anthropology 4 ( 3 ): 307 –16. Harrison Henrietta . 2000 . “ Newspapers...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1944) 3 (3): 211–221.
Published: 01 May 1944
... when the facts are well known, the subject of gossip on all sides, and the offender and his would-be bride living at hand within easy reach. No one wants the law and its officers poking their noses into private business. … If manslaughter was done, a reluctant government would be forced to take action...
Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1071–1091.
Published: 01 November 2010
... interests other than factuality or moral truth. The author shows how the historiographic anxiety over unreliable sources has often coexisted with a fascination with anecdotal stories and gossip. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 History is full of gaps and aporias...
Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 751–753.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... Curaming contends that gossip is an essential source of information if we need to understand the context and the discourses of those times. Gossip can also be used to characterize conversations of dubious scholarly value, recalled and shared with the author by his respondents to defend or justify...
Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (1): 158–160.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Lu Xun was already having an affair with another young woman at this time, Xu Xiansu (2002, p. 219n74), which I doubt. McDougall sees the unstated theme of Letters between Two as Xu and Lu Xun s search for privacy and a desire to live in freedom from gossip and speculation about their relationship...
Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 701–703.
Published: 01 August 2019
... (many times at their own expense) with the production of the janam-sakhi of Baba Atal. What I found especially fascinating in chapter 4 was the substance of Chopra's interviews— bazārī bāt-chīt (bazaar gossip)—with those shopkeepers around the Golden Temple who were forced to modify the façades...
Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 180–181.
Published: 01 February 1994
... postscript by author. 452 pp. $13.00 (paper). Madame Mao was first published in 1984 and remains the definitive study in any language of the life and times of Jiang Qing, who killed herself in prison in 1991- The political gossip or shihua literature in Chinese on intrigue within Zhongnanhai has been...
Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 622–625.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Drolma (b. 1937, Chinese propaganda songs), Dadon (b. ca. 1968, pop music), and Yungchen Lhamo (b. circa 1964, Western-influenced world music). Charlene E. Makley investigates the significance of negative gossip about nuns in the monastery town of Labrang in her article, titled “The Body of a Nun...
Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 567–571.
Published: 01 May 1986
..., and gossip and slander make miserable the lives of women who have "fallen." Arrigo argues that both the cult of virginity and the system of gossip may be explained by the "intense competition for spouses" combined with a moral code that denies female sexual needs. Women "who appear to give away their sexual...
Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1126–1128.
Published: 01 August 2002
... overseas contract workers, their untimely and tragic deaths at the hands of abusive employers, their accordance of "hero" status upon their "return" to the homeland, and the emergence of gossip that all but strips them of this new identity. Thus, national sentiment arises from both mourning and gossip...
Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1118–1120.
Published: 01 November 1995
... of emotions" (p. 171). One chapter discusses gossip among devotees, which centers around the rights of different players over the redistributive process; gossip provides a sharp indicator of opinions about the sincere, heartfelt, and selfless motivation that distinguishes true seva. This study...
Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 February 1979
... them. But his most secret affairs (such is the malicious work of the gossips) became common talk. If, on the other hand, he were to go through life concerned only for his name and avoid all these interesting and amusing little affairs, then he would be laughed to shame by the likes of the lieutenant...
Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (5): 1092.
Published: 01 November 1986
... an extraordinary amount of gossip and misinformation along the way. He is on fairly firm footing when quoting from various Government of India and academic studies of the making of Indian foreign policy, and the reader will find a useful and extensive bibliography. He devotes considerable space to the role...
Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (4): 960.
Published: 01 November 1992
... for reading their work. King's book ought to be read together with his earlier, more general book Modern Indian Poetry in English (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1987). In the first, a general literary history, he metastasizes the gossip and politics of Indo-Anglian poetry. In this, the second book, with its...
Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 18 (1): 157.
Published: 01 November 1958
... in India in a variety of guises and occupations, from that of artilleryman of Prince Dara Shekoh to physician and Mughul ambassador. He is well described by the editor as a "Pepys without the polish," with "the naivety of the expanding eye." His real gift was for gossip, which he had the knack...
Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 789–791.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Ralph Van Deman. After a career of collecting data on Filipino “subversives,” a retired Van Deman built his own private archive in San Diego, California, in the 1930s, filling his files with any bit of data and gossip at hand, with practically no mechanism for verifying the veracity of the material. He...
Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 876–877.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., especially that of the female actor, is radically different from its Western counterpart. Discourses about Indian stars, even gossip, resolutely eschewed revelations about the private lives of actors. Instead, Indian stardom was constructed around the object of cinema itself; it was a discourse of surfaces...
Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 820–822.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of the ethnography is moral discourse, which is explicated from the stories that villagers tell about themselves, their families, and their neighbors and also from the rituals they perform, the gossip they spread, and even the lies they tell. All of this symbolic performance is analyzed with the help of many...
Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 530–531.
Published: 01 August 2023
... overlooked by Heinz, is all the more appropriate for gossip because the noise produced by the shuffle can efficiently conceal the conversation from the people who are not sitting right around the table. Like many of the games that traveled from China to the rest of the world, the odyssey of mahjong...