New Books on Women and Confucianism, and on Emotions

Two more recent books, one on women and Confucianism in Choson Korea, the other on emotions in East Asia.

Youngmin KIM & Michael J. PETTID (eds.), Women and Confucianism in Choson Korea: New Perspectives. SUNY, 2011 (Paperback, July 2012).

Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Illustrations

1. Introduction
Michael J. Pettid and Youngmin Kim

2. Portrait of Two Women: Multiple Layers of “Confucianism” in Late Chosŏn Korea
Youngmin Kim

3. The Exemplar Wife: The Life of Lady Chang of Andong in Historical Context
Lee SoonGu

4. Confucian Educational Works for Upper Status Women in Chosŏn Korea
Michael J. Pettid

5. Neo-Confucianism as Free-floating Resource: Im Yunjidang and Kang Chŏngildang as Two Female Neo-Confucian Philosophers in Late Chosŏn
Youngmin Kim

6. The Rights of the Eldest Daughter-in-Law and Strengthening of Adoption of Lineage Heirs in the Mid-Chosŏn Period
Lee SoonGu

7. Questions Concerning Widows’ Social Status and Remarriage in Late Chosŏn
Jung Ji-Young

8. Devalued Bodies, Revalued Status: Confucianism and the Plight of Female Slaves in Late Chosŏn Korea
Milan Hejtmanek


TAMBURELLO Giusi (ed.), Concepts and categories of Emotion in East Asia. Roma: Carocci editore, 2012. [334p.; ISBN 978-88-430-6376-5.]


Acknowledgments / Contributors
Introduction by Giusi Tamburello
Preface by Paolo Santangelo
Phosphenes and Inner Light Experiences in Medieval Chinese Psychophysical Techniques: An Exploration by Rudolf Pfister
Mind-heart and Emotions in the Analects by Yuet Keung Lo
Music as a Semiotic Mediator: A Philosophical Approach to Xunzi’s Theory of Music by Elisa Sabattini
Genji ’s Gardens: From Symbolism to Personal Expression and Emotion. Gardens and Garden Design in The Tale of Genji by Mara Miller
Rage and Indignation at the End of the Yuan and the Beginning of the Ming by Li Ma
Fragments of Qing 情. The Qingshi leilüe 情史類略 and the Literary Categorization of “Love” in 17th Century China by Barbara Bisetto
The Rhetoric of Emotion in 17th Century China and Japan by Tamara H. Bentley
View of Emotions in Jin Ping Mei: Perceptions of the “Moods” and Their Expression by Tomoyuki Tanaka
A Review of Zhu Yizun’s Jingzhiju shihua by Jianyu Zhou
Emotions and Politics: “Rexue Ribao” and the May 30th Movement by Mara Caira
Freedom and Restraint in the World of Tea by Richard Bullen
Intellectual Intersections between the State and the Public: A Question of Emotional Capital? by Maurizio Marinelli
Concepts of Humorous Emotions in Javanese Shadow Theatre by Arndt Graf
Re-Creating Emotions in Chinese Poetry of the 1960s and 1970s by Giusi Tamburello

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