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Title Chinese femininities, Chinese masculinities [electronic resource] : a reader / edited by Susan Brownell and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom ; foreword by Thomas Laqueur.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 460 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Asia--Local studies/global themes ; 4
Asia (Columbia University. East Asian Institute) ; 4.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Gender and the law (Qing dynasty). Femininity in flux: gendered virtue and social conflict in the mid-Qing courtroom / Janet M. Theiss. Dangerous males, vulnerable males, and polluted males: the regulation of masculinity in Qing dynasty law / Matthew H. Sommer -- pt. 2. Ideals of marriage and family (mid-Qing dynasty and early Republican era). Grooming a daughter for marriage: brides and wives in the mid-Qing period / Susan Mann. "The truths I have learned": nationalism, family reform, and male identity in China's New Culture Movement, 1915-1923 / Susan L. Glosser --
pt. 3. Gender in literary traditions (May fourth era to Reform era). Invention and intervention: the making of a female tradition in modern Chinese literature / Lydia H. Liu. The self loving the self: men and connoisseurship in modern Chinese literature / Wendy Larson -- pt. 4. Dangerous women and dangerous men (late Ming dynasty to early Communist period). Modernizing sex, sexing modernity: prostitution in early-twentieth-century Shanghai / Gail Hershatter. Approximations of Chinese bandits: perverse rebels, romantic heroes, or frustrated bachelors? / David Ownby --
pt. 5. The gender of rebels (Cultural Revolution). Maoist mappings of gender: reassessing the Red Guards / Emily Honig. "Little brothers" in the Cultural Revolution: the worker rebels of Shanghai / Elizabeth J. Perry, Nara Dillon -- pt. 6. Blood, qi, and the gendered body (Qing dynasty and Reform era). Blood, body, and gender: medical images of the female condition in China, 1600-1850 / Charlotte Furth. Embodying qi and masculinities in post-Mao China / Nancy N. Chen --
pt. 7. Shifting contexts of gender and sexuality (Reform era). Past, perfect or imperfect: changing images of the ideal wife / Harriet Evans. Proper men and proper women: parental affection in the Chinese family / William Jankowiak -- pt. 8. Gender, sexuality, and ethnicity (Reform era). Gender and internal Orientalism in China / Louisa Schein. Tradition and the gender of civility / Ralph Litzinger -- Afterword: putting gender at the center / Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, Susan Brownell.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2006. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet. This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subject Sex role -- China.
Femininity -- China.
Masculinity -- China.
Added Author Brownell, Susan.
Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N.
American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 0520211030
Standard No. 2027/heb04243 hdl

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