The editors of Intersections gratefully acknowledge a grant from the Japan Cultural Centre, Sydney, which has contributed to the publication of this special issue.
Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context
Issue 7, March 2002
Japan Past and Present:
A Multidisciplinary Special Issue

    Marriage, Rank and Rape in The Tale of Genji

    Royall Tyler

    Competing Narratives of Romance and Rape: A Marital Damage Trial in Japan
    Catherine Burns

    Innocence to Deviance: The Fetishisation of Japanese Women in Western Fiction, 1890s-1990s
    Narrelle Morris

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    The Relevance of the Bridging of Discourse and Feminist Theory for Japan

    Chris Burgess

    My Queer Career: Coming out as a 'Researcher' in Japan
    Sharon Chalmers

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    Unstable Mothers: Redefining Motherhood in Contemporary Japan

    Megan McKinlay

    Resistance to Difference: Sexual Equality and its Advocates in Imperial Japan
    Hélène Bowen-Raddeker

    Depicting Women: Reading the Memoirs and Films of Atsugi Taka
    Ron Loftus

    Pink Collar Work: The Café Waitress in Early Twentieth Century Japan
    Elise K. Tipton

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    Voices: On Age and Gender
    Speaking of Life: Life Histories of the Institutionalised Elderly in Kotobuki

    Yongmei Wu, who also interviews and introduces:

      Toshiko Matsumoto,
      Kazuo Gotô,
      Chinseki Aoki,
      Tsumako Yamaguchi,
      'I leave my destiny to my Goddess [Kamisama]'
      'I am carrying a heavy loneliness on my back'
      'I still have an ambition: to become a scholar'
      'My life is one that burns with enthusiasm'

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    Review Section
    Films: Guest Editor Yingchi Chu

    Anime's Apocalypse : Neon Genesis Evangelion as Millennarian Mecha

    a review essay by Mick Broderick

    Director Lou Ye
    Suzhou River
    reviewed by Jerry Clode


    Mark McLelland
    Male Homosexuality in Modern Japan: Cultural Myths and Social Realities
    reviewed by James E. Roberson

    Anne-Marie Hilsdon, Martha Macintyre, Vera Mackie and Maila Stivens (eds)
    Human Rights and Gender Politics - Asia Pacific Perspectives
    reviewed by Carol Warren

    Penny Van Esterik
    Materializing Thailand
    reviewed by LeeRay M. Costa

    Fenella Cannell
    Power and Intimacy in the Christian Philippines
    reviewed by Nancy Victorin-Vangerud

    Charlotte Furth
    A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China's Medical History, 960-1665
    reviewed by Harriet Evans

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    Books Received


    Call For Papers


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