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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 707–738.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Julian Kuttig; Bert Suykens Abstract In Bangladeshi student politics, political performances in public spaces play an essential role in establishing patronage relationships and determining local authority structures. As Thomas Blom Hansen has famously argued, “visibility means everything...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 667–686.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Although women were conferred with the same legal capacity as men, their concerns were limited to personal and domestic affairs, unlike men, who also appealed on public grievances. The practice of petitioning was performed in a culturally restricted setting that was regulated by legal codes and bound...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 801–803.
Published: 01 November 2022
... articulating Rayna Denison's insights regarding this distinction (p. 5), Suan addresses the tendency to conflate medium and specific practice by reframing anime as a performance of the medium of animation (pp. 151–52). For this purpose, he adapts Berndt's concept of the “manga-esque” to the “anime-esque” (p...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (4): 1187–1191.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and the novel, the growing emphasis on theater in postcolonial and cultural studies as an important site of analysis and intervention in debates on nationalism and colonialism makes Theatres of Independence and Poetics, Plays and Performances critical contributions for scholars and students from multiple...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (4): 978–980.
Published: 01 November 1991
...Kathryn Hansen Indian Theatre: Traditions of Performance . Edited by Farley P. Richmond , Darius L. Swann , and Phillip B. Zarrilli . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1990 . 504 pp. $48.00 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). The Theater of the Mahābhārata: Terukkūttu Performances...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 718–720.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Beng Choo Lim Zeami: Performance Notes . By Tom Hare . New York : Columbia University Press , 2011 . 508 pp. $90.00 (cloth); $29.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 Tom Hare's award-winning book Zeami : Performance Notes is not just...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Patricia Sieber While sharing the focus on impersonation, the themes of Xu Wei's quartet are rather wide ranging. In Mi Heng , the central conflict revolves around the insubordination of Mi Heng vis-à-vis Cao Cao in a drum performance restaged for the benefit of the officials of the underworld...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 113–141.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Nayoung Aimee Kwon Abstract In the Japanese empire in 1938, an imperial-language theatrical adaptation of a folktale from colonial Korea, The Tale of Spring Fragrance (Ch'unhyang chŏn) opened to rave reviews in major metropolitan cities throughout Japan. The performance's popularity ignited...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Keith Howard SamulNori: Contemporary Korean Drumming and the Rebirth of Itinerant Performance Culture . By Nathan Hesselink . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 . xiv, 201 pp, 1 audio CD. $75.00 (cloth); $27.50 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 387–409.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Sunhee Koo Abstract Since 2000, a number of performing troupes have been established in South Korea, made up largely of musicians and dancers who were professionally trained in North Korea prior to their migration and presenting a range of music and dances related to both the North and South...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 1001–1003.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Lin Li Embodied Reckonings: “Comfort Women,” Performance, and Transpacific Redress . By Elizabeth W. Son . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2018 . xx, 267 pp. ISBN: 9780472037100 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019  2019 While much...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 730–732.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Sara A. Newland State Formation in China and Taiwan: Bureaucracy, Campaign, and Performance . By Julia C. Strauss . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2019 . 280 pp. ISBN: 9781108701655 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021 State...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 759–761.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Neilesh Bose Political Representation in India: Ideas and Contestations, 1908–1951 . By Abhay V. Datar . New Delhi : Bloomsbury India , 2019 . ix, 255 pp. ISBN: 9789388271776 (cloth). Performing Nationhood: The Emotional Roots of Swadeshi Nationhood in Bengal, 1905–12...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Frank T. Motofuji The Art of Kabuki: Famous Plays in Performance . Translated with commentary by Samuel L. Leiter . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1979 . xxi , 319 pp. Illustrations, Glossary, Selected Bibliography, Index. $16.95. Copyright © Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 879–881.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Chan E. Park The Song of Ch'unhyang: A Performance of P'ansori (CD, accompanied by catalog in Korean and English) . By Ahn Sook Sun . Seoul : Samsung Entertainment Group , 1997 . $75.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 BOOK REVIEWS KOREA 879 cultural...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 496–497.
Published: 01 May 2015
...David C. Kang DMZ Crossing: Performing Emotional Citizenship Along the Korean Border . By Suk-young Kim . New York : Columbia University Press , 2014 . 224 pp. $50.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2015  2015 Suk-young Kim is rapidly becoming one...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 482–483.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Carsten A. Holz China's State-Owned Enterprises: Nature, Performance and Reform . By Hong Sheng and Nong Zhao . Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company , 2013 . xxxiii, 372 pp. $89.00 (cloth); $89.99 (iTunes). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2015  2015...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 437–441.
Published: 01 May 2015
... conference held at the Center for Asian Studies of the University of Colorado, Boulder. Its eleven essays (seven written in English and four in Japanese) will be of use not only to scholars in the fields of Japanese literature and performance but also to historians and specialists in art history...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 1082–1084.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Emily Wilcox Uncrossing the Borders: Performing Chinese in Gendered (Trans)Nationalism . By Daphne P. Lei . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2019 . xiv, 336 pp. ISBN: 9780472131372 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020 2020 Uncrossing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 516–518.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Rehanna Kheshgi Musicophilia in Mumbai: Performing Subjects and the Metropolitan Unconscious . By Tejaswini Niranjana . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2020 . 256 pp. ISBN: 9781478008187 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2021 2021 Tejaswini...