Manners and Mischief Gender, Power, and Etiquette in Japan

ISBN-10: 0520267842
ISBN-13: 9780520267848
Edition: 2011
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 5/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Jan Bardsley, Associate Professor of Japanese Humanities at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the author ofThe Bluestockings of Japan: New Women Essays and Fiction from Seito, 1911-1916.Laura Miller,Eiichi Shibusawa-Seigo Arai Professor of Japanese Studies and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, is the author ofBeauty Up: Exploring Contemporary Japanese Body Aesthetics.Bardsley and Miller coeditedBad Girls of Japan.

List of Illustrations
Manners and Mischief: Introduction
Genji Guides, or Minding Murasaki
Box-Lunch Etiquette: Conduct Guides and Kabuki Onnagata
The Perfect Woman: Geisha, Etiquette, and the World of Japanese Traditional Arts
Mortification, Mockery, and Dissembling: Western Adventures in Japanese Etiquette
A Dinner Party Is Not a Revolution: Space, Gender, and Hierarchy in Meiji Japan
The Oyaji Gets a Makeover: Guides for Japanese Salarymen in the New Millennium
The Dignified Woman Who Loves to Be �Lovable�
Making and Marketing Mothers: Guides to Pregnancy in Modern Japan
When Manners Are Not Enough: The Newspaper Advice Column and the �Etiquette� of Cultural Ideology in Contemporary Japan
A Community of Manners: Advice Columns in Lesbian and Gay Magazines in Japan
Behavior That Offends: Comics and Other Images of Incivility

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