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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 August 1996
..., and Respectable Femininity in Colonial North India.” Gender and History 7 . 1 : 41 – 63 . Wilson, Henry J. Papers. Fawcett Library, London. Wilson Lucy. n.d. { 1891 }. The Present Position of the State Regulation of Vice in India . London : Women's Printing Society . Rereading the 1890s...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Hu Ying Rereading the Stone: Desire and the Making of Fiction in Dream of the Red Chamber . By Anthony C. Yu . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1997 . xi, 344 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 BOOK REVIEWS CHINA 179 read...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 601–620.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Hieyoon Kim Abstract Since its publication, Yi Yŏngil's Complete history of Korean cinema (1969) has remained a seminal work of film historiography. A critical rereading of the work is required, however, to capture the paradoxes of postcolonial historiography that are created by the spatial...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 February 1999
... in gender studies and late-imperial Chinese literature. SOPHIE VOLPP University of California, Davis Rereading the Stone: Desire and the Making of Fiction in Dream of the Red Chamber. By ANTHONY C. Yu. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. xi, 344 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Meant in part as a corrective...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1105–1106.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to be specific and broad-ranging at the same time. First of all, the book gives innovative rereadings of Li Qingzhao that will change the conventional reading of the woman poet. Egan shows how this unique woman poet was committed to recording her experiences in writing, at a time when Chinese gentry women...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 776–779.
Published: 01 August 1997
... by a distinct source of production, a source which can be determined only by analyzing the rhetorical strategies of individual texts, and that Mu T'ien-tzu cbuan f f l ^ " ? " ^ , as a symbolic rereading of the Chou dynasty's attempts to reestablish its hegemony after the shameful death of Mu's father...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 980–982.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of language to apprehend and describe reality—and it is a point on which Golley reflects at length in his introduction. In a rereading of Natsume Sōseki's “Gendai Nihon no kaika” (1911), Golley highlights Sōseki's own skeptical take on the ability of any non-ostensive definition adequately to describe reality...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 November 1992
... wants to liberate from its binary logic. Rereading difference, resisting otherness admirable enterprise she approaches her various texts to establish the "discursive heterogeneity" of Orientalisms, to reveal their "complicated nexus of distinct contradictions." The "rereadings" of well-chosen texts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2020
... not deliberately misread the laws they import (see Nelken 2003 ). They simply reread them in ways that convey specific forms of meaning (see Cohn 2010 , 583; Rosenfeld 2001 –3, 72). Effectively, they recast their preferred interpretation of a particular foreign clause as a statement defining, even constituting...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (3): 834–838.
Published: 01 May 1975
... would deem to be the natural proportions of his subject. It may perhaps be significant, one thinks, turning to the plays, that such very faint memories should remain of plays most certainly read before, albeit a quarter of a century before. The rereading shows even Mr. Rimer's favorites to be curiously...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1001.
Published: 01 August 2002
... suggest that she reread my book: for instance, pp. 60 61, where I not only describe Professor Tsuruta's "very positive view" of the Izu protagonist's "purification" by the virginal dancer, but also describe how my own view differs somewhat from his. ROY STARRS University of Otago New Zealand 1001 ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (4): 1075–1078.
Published: 01 November 1996
... impact in academic circles when it first appeared in the heady, post-Marcos euphoria of 1988. It passed with remarkable speed around the globe in xerox samizat, and was read as revelation about the failed promise of democracy under Aquino. Rereading this essay a decade later, detached from its political...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 409.
Published: 01 May 1988
... of the masterpieces of Indian social and mystical literature, a treasure trove that forms a significant part of the world's literary classics. It is a book that must be read and reread by everyone interested in India's history, literature, religion, philosophy, society, and culture. This volume should also...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (4): 667–668.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., an unconventional edition and rereading of Tang Xianzu s Peony Pavilion. Intended for a female readership and banned for its erotic content, the Caizi shows us how people in eighteenth century China viewed sexual desire in light of Neo-Confucian moral orthodoxy. Hua persuasively argues that the exegetic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1185–1186.
Published: 01 November 2011
... rereads central arguments in subaltern studies. Chapter 4 focuses on a (hetero)sexual frame. Analyzing the emergence of homosexual subtexts in recent Bollywood films in two examples, Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and Dostana (2008), Gehlawat comes to the conclusion that, even though Bollywood displays...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (1): 256–257.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., a rereading of the colonial archive, and a dialogue with contemporary historiography. The result is a convincing and engaging contribution to South Asian studies. It will certainly be read with great interest by scholars of colonial Sri Lanka, but it deserves to be read more broadly since it provides a model...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 210–211.
Published: 01 February 2019
... that other factors better explain Japan's transformation between the 1840s and 1881. His gives us neither new actors nor fresh sources. Rather, he impressively rereads and recasts the old material to provide new interpretations of what caused Japan's course change in the late Tokugawa and early Meiji years...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1442–1443.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of socialism that misapply Max Weber to conclude that socialism was bureaucratic, Eddy U offers a reconsideration of the nature of socialism based on a rereading of Weber and a study of schools in Shanghai. U argues that socialist organization was actually the opposite of bureaucracy, which he calls “counter...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (2): 703–705.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Buddhist significance,” compels us to read and reread kong as a descriptive term that functions on a concrete, physical, and sensual level, which, instead of being “annihilated” or transcended, constitutes the power and appeal of the poem in question. As this reviewer read through Yang Jingqing's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1197–1198.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to dynastic decline, Qing lou meng (Courtesan Chambers) and Ernü yingxiong zhuan (Tale of Filial Heroes), both of which idealize passive polygamy as a way of restoring order to the empire. The next three chapters shift focus to the Shanghai courtesan novel, rereading the late nineteenth- and early...