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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 617–619.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., as it is in these whispers that we can hope to preserve fleeting moments of truth regarding the imprint of history on personal experience. “The Thirteen-Scent Flower” parts ways with Ch'oe's earlier interrogations of history: in a radio interview, Ch'oe described the piece as a story that “reflects on beauty...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 February 2012
... several people spoke at once saying that the scent must come from heaven. They turned back again and shortly afterwards Assunta died and the scent vanished (Federici 1954 , 186–92; Loppinot 1924 , 42–56; Chen 1920 , 56–60, 67–8). This fleeting scent in a room as a young woman died is the moment...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 433.
Published: 01 February 1971
..., pearls, tortoise shells, ivory, colorful, scented woods" (p. 12). These exotics would then be shipped to continental China in richly laden argosies, destined no doubt to meet the needs of luxury consumption at the capital. Professor Schafer's meticulous attention to detail and literary grace are evident...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 495.
Published: 01 May 1964
...; Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America. Supplement, 1963. New York: American Universities Field Staff, Inc., 1963. iv, 66. $1.50 (paper). The Scent of Time; A Study of the Use of Fire and Incense for Time Measurement in Oriental Countries. By SILVIO A. BEDINI. [Transactions of the American...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (4): 533.
Published: 01 August 1961
.... It is impossible to take Zen homilies out of a social context in which the scent of Buddhist incense permeates the atmosphere, and where they are uncritically accepted as arigatai by millions of people simply because they issued from the mouths of erai sensei, and expect to achieve any real effect with them...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (1): 220–221.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Shuangshuang (Lu Ren, 1962), In the Wild Mountains (Yan Xueshu, 1985), Women from the Lake Scented Souls (Xie Fei, 1992), and Ermo (Zhou Xiaowen, 1994) (chapter 3). Meanwhile, Tang's discussion of mainstream cinema mainly deals with the receptions of the film The Founding of a Republic (Han Sanping...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 631–632.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... Osius's courageous stance slowed down deportations and raised public concern. In a departure from normal diplomatic practice, Nothing Is Impossible is not shy about criticizing the racist jokes and “scent of corruption” (p. 241) attached to the former US president and his coterie. Yet...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1956) 16 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 November 1956
.... Neither Ehrenfels nor Majumdar appear able to see beyond their ethnographic noses (scenting on all sides "matrilinity," patrilocality, aboriginal tribes, etc yet both pontificate with infuriating vagueness on the position of women in the complex social structure of modern South Asia. D. P. Mukerji's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 August 2023
... navigate rapidly shifting urban landscapes, each inscribed by distinct (post)colonial histories. Chapter 4 changes gears, drawing attention to the numerous manifestations of scents and odors in the works involved and how they encode personal and public struggles over identity and recognition; the reader...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (3): 832–833.
Published: 01 August 2012
... extensive introduction is divided into four sections. The first traces the lineage of the Mughal visual idiom to Central Asia and Afghanistan, the homeland Babur missed so desperately and attempted to recreate through gardens, fruit trees, scented plants, and flowing water in a land described by him...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 February 1996
... scent filled the air" (p. 51), and, "When Sao heard the clicking of heels outside his bamboo prison, he knew that somebody important had finally come to see him" (p. 162). This sounds more like Vienna than Rangoon. But these are minor matters and should not detract from the poignancy of the sad story...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 912–913.
Published: 01 August 1998
... that much remains the same even through times of apparently traumatic change. This is a pronounced theme in scholarship on Indonesia, and a useful point to recall in 1998. But for those wishing to rediscover the flavor, scent, and sound of Soekarno's Indonesia, Grant's earlier, fresher editions remain...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 911–912.
Published: 01 August 1998
... that much remains the same even through times of apparently traumatic change. This is a pronounced theme in scholarship on Indonesia, and a useful point to recall in 1998. But for those wishing to rediscover the flavor, scent, and sound of Soekarno's Indonesia, Grant's earlier, fresher editions remain...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (1): 256–257.
Published: 01 February 1995
... of the protagonist's childhood that "seemed so eternal" is conveyed by "the scent of new rice" from "plants [that] bowed like dancers," by the sounds of "water buffalo . . . breathing," and of rice stalks rustling "like a human voice whispering." Later, he despairs over the death of a close friend and fellow-prisoner...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (2): 428–429.
Published: 01 May 2005
... a stunning introduction to the visual, but what of other sensuous signi ers of Buddhism: chants, shomyo, gatha; the scent of sandalwood and incense; the glide of aged temple oors underfoot? Ironically, the richness of this sensuous experience reminds readers that no single-sense representation can...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 816–818.
Published: 01 August 2014
... at the salon of Ankamon'in (Princess Hōshi)—that ultimately gave her the knowledge to write this guide for her daughter. The chapter examines the importance of artistic training for court women in music, poetry, knowledge of incense for scenting robes, writing skills, and painting, but cautions that while...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 21 (1): 87–88.
Published: 01 November 1961
... clouds turn and return; Below, the clean water meanders gently; Between the two, those wild bird vultures wheel. Many kinds of green growth thickly mix, And great trees bend and sway. Bees, raising song, are buzzing 'round; Flowers' scent assails the senses; Birds are trilling their sweet voices; Thus...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 13 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 November 1953
.... Their well-rounded descriptions convey sights, sounds, and even scents, bringing acute nostalgia to anyone who has ever travelled in those regions and helping to restore some of the color that is unfortunately lacking in the photographs. There is very little to criticize except the rendering of Tibetan words...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 432–433.
Published: 01 February 1971
... to the chou and hsien pattern of local administrative rule, Chinese hegemony appears to have been effectively confined to the northern coastal enclaves. In addition to dynastic prestige, a prime motive of Hua occupation was the "acquisition of drugs, incenses, pearls, tortoise shells, ivory, colorful, scented...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (4): 532–533.
Published: 01 August 1961
... noticing the contradiction between the approaches of these two groups. It is impossible to take Zen homilies out of a social context in which the scent of Buddhist incense permeates the atmosphere, and where they are uncritically accepted as arigatai by millions of people simply because they issued from...